Kell Brook: Expect Fireworks, Fight of The Year Candidate

By Edward Chaykovsky

British welterweight contender Kell Brook (32-0) is prepared to make it a dogfight next Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. A career defining opportunity is on the table against IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0).

In his last fight, Porter blew away the usually durable Paulie Malignaggi in four rounds. Brook knocked out his last four opponents. The fight who calls himself "The Special One" is anticipating a war of wills with many power punch exchanges.

“Fans can expect fireworks from me next Saturday night. It’s a candidate for Fight of the Year. I believe you have two young, unbeaten fighters with punching ability power going at it. It’s been a long time coming. I’ve always wanted to be a champion and it’s now my time. My dream will come true. So believe you me, I’m going to leave it all in the ring that night,” Brook said.

“It’s been a long time coming for me, fighting for this world title, with all the postponements before. But this is the start for me, fighting at the elite level in America. People always have an opinion; I just want to compete with the best fighters in the world. I’m a fighter. I was born to compete."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Heavyfist on 08-09-2014

Lol, I think Amir would beat Porter easier than Brook. I think Brook KOs Porter. Hope I'm wrong, but the only opponent they share is Juan Diaz and Khan beat Juan Diaz, while in reality Porter lost, even if it…

Comment by Dean_Razorback on 08-09-2014

most of the people supporting porter here are actually khan's fans who want brook to somehow pull it off so they can have khan/brook 'cause they know there is no way in hell amir gets in there with a real…

Comment by wiz1030 on 08-09-2014

[QUOTE=RichCCFC;14836576]link?.........[/QUOTE] [URL=""][/URL] Start at about 122:00. Keep listening through to the 125:00 mark

Comment by Straightener on 08-09-2014

[QUOTE=yoshik;14836282]....for Max 8 rnds. Then Brook is out of there. HE IS A NOBODY. Where do you guys get this deluded opinion? Groves was "somebody." Burns was "somebody." I mean come on.[/QUOTE] Mate kel is fighting for a world title…

Comment by Corelone on 08-08-2014

I watched video of kell train and it was not convincing, but maybe he fights harder than he trains. I've seen greats work the bags, put on a show. Roberto Duran was amazing on a speed bag, big punchers can…

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