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Brook-Chaves in Talks But Not Signed Yet, Says Source

By Ben Jacobs

Reports that a deal has been reached for undefeated IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (35-0, 24 KOs) to defend against Diego Cháves (23-2-1, 19 KOs) would appear to be premature at this stage. 

A source with knowledge of the situation informed BoxingScene.com that negotiations are ongoing, but nothing has been signed yet. 

Cháves was most recently seen in the ring against current WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley last December in an entertaining bout which was declared a draw.  Brook dispatched fellow Brit Frankie Gavin in six rounds in his last ring outing in May.

Brook is scheduled to return on October 24th in Sheffield. He was initially pegged to face Brandon Rios, but their respective sides were unable to reach an agreement on the terms.

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Comment by talz on 08-04-2015

Probably going to end in a DQ in england

Comment by Hougigo on 08-04-2015

[QUOTE=springfiels;15937206]Lol... They just gonna keep Kell Brook ticking over fighting 'opponents' waiting for Khan, while Amir Khan is busy keeping himself ticking over fighting 'opponents' waiting for Mayweather... Boxing 2015.[/QUOTE] Hahaha, pretty much

Comment by beast702 on 08-04-2015

Diego Chaves is definitely and a step up from his last few fights. At least going in the right direction.

Comment by RobTurp on 08-04-2015

i don't know why people are slagging this fight off, maybe because Cháves isnt a massive name, but he is still a good fighter and can bang, he as just got a draw with Bradley,

Comment by LacedUp on 08-04-2015

[QUOTE=mani1;15937303]hahahaha Alexander beat Karass last year Chaves the "Puncher" last win was nearly 3 and a half years ago.[/QUOTE] No it wasn't.

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