By Charles Brun: Nineteen-year skilled Kell Brook shall be attending this Saturday’s British conflict between Chris Eubank Jr & Liam Smith on the Manchester Enviornment, hoping to battle the winner in the summertime.
The 36-year-old former IBF welterweight champion Brook (40-3, 28 KOs) hasn’t fought since final February when he beat Amir Khan by a sixth spherical knockout in a battle that many boxing followers likened to an old-timer’s match as a result of each guys regarded completely shot.
Sadly for Brook, Eubank Jr (32-2, 23 KOs) has already made it recognized that the following opponent he desires after he defeats ‘Beefy’ Smith on Saturday evening is as follows:
“Kell [Brook] shall be there on Saturday. He’s determined for the winner of that battle. He needed the Eubank battle after the [Amir] Khan battle,” stated BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom to Sky Sports activities.
“He feels he desires the winner of this battle, whether or not that’s Liam Smith or whether or not that’s Eubank Jr. There’s a rematch clause, so if Liam does win, Eubank can have the choice with that one, however there’ll be large fights for whoever the winner is.”
Sadly, Brook shall be losing his time by attending the Eubank Jr-Smith battle, hoping to battle the winner as a result of it’s not taking place. You hate to say it, however somebody wants to tell Brook that he’ll NOT get a chance to battle the winner of that contest.
If Smith is victorious on Saturday, he’ll need to face Eubank Jr once more as a result of Chris has a rematch clause within the contract, which can pressure Liam’s hand.
Brook can doubtlessly battle Smith after he loses the battle to Eubank Jr. That might be attainable, so long as Brook doesn’t thoughts combating Smith coming off a loss. I don’t know that the boxing public within the UK could be too eager on seeing Brook battle a not too long ago crushed Smith, nevertheless it’s higher than nothing.
Eubank Jr could be doing Brook an enormous favor by combating him in the summertime, however he wouldn’t get a lot out of it in return. It will simply be a case of Eubank Jr doing Brook a strong for the sake of throwing a bone to a needy fighter who has poor choices.
Brook ought to give attention to scouring the underside ranks of the 147 & 154-lb divisions if he desires an opportunity to battle any individual.