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Team Alexander: What is So Special About Kell Brook?

By Ryan Burton

Earlier this week, BoxingScene.com ran an article in which Kell Brook (29-0, 19KOs) said that he planned on knocking out IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13KOs). The two fighters square off in a Showtime televised fight on January 19th. 

Alexander's manager and trainer Kevin Cunningham took exception to the undefeated welterweight contender's comments. He said that he Brook is a good fighter but isn't on the same level as his Alexander.

"Kell Brook is a good, solid fighter but he doesn't bring anything to the ring that Devon hasn't already seen. He's not a big puncher.  He's not extremely fast and he's not slick. So what's so special about this guy?" Cunningham stated.

Cunningham laughed off Team Brook's comments about coming to America and taking Alexander's title by saying that the only thing Brook will be leaving with is his first loss.

"I see the comments being made by Brook and his promoter saying, 'He's going to take Devon out.' That's funny. The only thing that Brook is going to do is leave the United States the same way he came, belt less," Cunningham told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by turkas on 12-06-2012

[QUOTE=Pr23;12776821]who has hedominated? he fought an old ass.bailey and got hurt couple times even though he won but baileys been dominated by much better fighters than devin when bailey was younger[/QUOTE] For one Bailey never hurt Devon, let alone hurt…

Comment by Pr23 on 12-06-2012

[QUOTE=turkas;12776809]I imagine you will continue to call him trash even if he continues to win tough fights in dominate fashion.[/QUOTE] who has hedominated? he fought an old ass.bailey and got hurt couple times even though he won but baileys been…

Comment by turkas on 12-06-2012

[QUOTE=I'm so sorry;12776751]Alexander is absolute trash.[/QUOTE] I imagine you will continue to call him trash even if he continues to win tough fights in dominate fashion.

Comment by thuggery on 12-06-2012

Alexander is absolute trash.

Comment by Pr23 on 12-06-2012

[QUOTE=turkas;12776720]If by gifts you mean he came out ahead in a close fight with Matthysse and he beat Kotelnick in a fight that basically everyone ringside thought Devon controlled then I agree.[/QUOTE] basically if those fights were not in st…

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