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Hearn is Interested in Making Jarrett Hurd vs. Kell Brook

By Elliot Foster

Kell Brook will be back in the ring in a few weeks’ time.

The 32-year-old former IBF welterweight world champion was last in action in March.

Brook (37-2, 26 KOs) destroyed Sergey Rabchenko at the FlyDSA Arena in his hometown of Sheffield in his first fight at super-welterweight.

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He claimed the vacant WBC Silver belt at the weight on the night against the Belarusian, exclusively live on Sky Sports, just 10 months after suffering a second career defeat – and a second fractured orbital bone – against Errol Spence at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane stadium back in May last year.

And Brook’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, revealed to Sky Sports recently that his man will target Amir Khan, as well as a world title fight, with Jarrett Hurd, the new WBA Super and IBF world champion, joining the potential hitlist.

"Kell will be boxing in July and then after that we are looking for the big one," Hearn exclusively told Sky Sports.

"Of course Amir is the big focus but I was interested to see Jarrett Hurd's comments and that's a fight we would definitely be interested in.

"Hurd is a great fighter and huge at the weight but Kell has his heart set on trying to become a two-weight world champion so all the champions are targets."

Boxing Scene understands that July 7 has been reserved by Hearn and Matchroom, at the same venue as Brook’s last dazzling display, for his return, with former two-time Commonwealth heavyweight title challenger Dave Allen and undefeated featherweight talent Jordan Gill among those expected to feature on the bill.

Hurd added the WBA Super belt to his IBF crown with a points win over Erislandy Lara in April and has called ‘The Special One’ out.

The American is ready to put his two belts on the line but wants the Sheffield star to cross the Atlantic to face him.

Further details will be revealed in due course.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by steeve steel on 05-29-2018

[QUOTE=5000boxing;18811882]We got a pool going on.. left or right socket this time. Lol[/QUOTE] I say both. lol

Comment by LetOutTheCage on 05-29-2018

This would be a terrible match-up for Brook. Look what happened the last 2 times he fought hard-hitting fighters who pressure their opponents. He gets stopped again if he fights Hurd.

Comment by b00g13man on 05-29-2018

[QUOTE=Kcvtr81;18812545]At 154 brook is a savage, this would be a great fight[/QUOTE] :lol1: Beating Rabchenko is what qualifies for "savage" now?

Comment by DblLFThooK on 05-29-2018

if brook takes this fight he is crazy but also fearless. Hope he does not get hurt too badly. Much respect.

Comment by BLASTER1 on 05-29-2018

[QUOTE=Pusnuts;18812986]My thoughts exactly sir I should watch more of Hurd, maybe I'm underestimating his physicality a bit but he definitely looks beatable by a good boxer puncher like Brook. Lara is different to Brook[/QUOTE] Bro you didnt watch the Lara/Hurd…

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