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Brandon Rios' Manager: Don't See Brook Fight Happening

By Steve Kim

For the past few weeks, negotiations have been taking place for a fight between IBF welterweight titlist, Kell Brook and Brandon Rios that was slated for September 12th in England. But according to Cameron Dunkin, who manages Rios, the fight seems to be wavering.

"I don't see it happening right now,'' Dunkin told BoxingScene.com on Sunday afternoon.

"We've got too many problems with it. It changes every time I speak with Top Rank and so I'm not feeling too positive about it right now.''

At issue is Brook's side - led by promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sports - asking for certain stipulations in the contract according to Dunkin.

"Options and rematch clauses and things like that. I'm definitely am not excited about that," he stated.

According to Dunkin, should Rios defeat Brook - he would be forced to go back to the UK to face him again.

"That's a huge problem and the money doesn't change hardly, at all," he claimed. "So there's just a lot of things. We've got other things for Brandon and we'll be announcing something soon."

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by FrankieBruno on 07-07-2015

Now that Floyd has been stripped of the WBO, Brook might as well let go of that Floyd dream

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 07-07-2015

Hearn said he spoke to Arum last night and is hoping to close the deal soon.

Comment by NEETzsche on 07-07-2015

do they normally negotiate the terms of the potential rematch in the contract for the first fight? i assumed they just agreed in principal to the rematch and then only negotiated the particulars of it once the clause had actually…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 07-07-2015

[QUOTE=@rehman_saadi;15852955]How do you know for sure that he is getting paid way too more? Maybe Rios is agreeing to a smaller amount of purse this time because it's a title shot for free, so for him to agree to pretty…

Comment by alexguiness on 07-07-2015

Looks like Bradley 'Slickster' Skeete could get a World title shot Lol.

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