Kell Brook returns to the ring in a Las Vegas showdown with WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford tonight.
The Brit has claimed three victories on the spin to rebuild his profession following back-to-back defeats to Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence Jr however has fought simply as soon as within the final two years.
Now he’s set for an almighty powerful take a look at in opposition to Crawford, a 36 and Zero unbeaten champ who’s broadly thought to be among the finest pound-for-pound fighters on the planet.
There are options that Brook has taken this battle to safe one final pay day earlier than hanging up his gloves.
However the Sheffield fighter is keen to show his critics flawed and declare a welterweight world title for the primary time since 2016.
Crawford beat Egidijus Kavaliauskas final day out and noticed off Amir Khan in April, 2019.
On Friday, Crawford weighed in at 146.four kilos, whereas Brook got here in proper on the welterweight restrict of 147 kilos.
Crawford vs Brook: Date and time
The 12-round welterweight conflict will happen on Saturday, November 14 and is being held behind-closed-doors at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Because it’s going down within the USA, UK followers will face a late night time/early morning for this one.
The primary occasion ring walks ought to get beneath means from round 5am on Sunday, November 15 however that may depend upon the undercard outcomes.
Crawford vs Brook: Easy methods to watch and dwell stream
The battle will air dwell on Premier Sports activities 1 within the UK, with protection beginning at 12:30am on Sunday morning.
Premier Sports activities 1 is out there in HD by way of Sky (412 & 429), Virgin TV (551 & 552) and on-line by way of the Premier Participant obtainable on app and desktop.
New subscribers to Premier Sports activities can enroll by way of the web site – www.premiersports.com – from £9.99 per thirty days.
Crawford vs Brook: Undercard
- Terence Crawford v Kell Brook – for WBO welterweight title
- Joshua Franco v Andrew Moloney – for WBA super-flyweight title
- Tyler Howard v KeAndrae Leatherwood
- Joshua Greer Jr v Edwin Rodriguez
- Raymond Muratalla v Luis Porozo
- Duke Ragan v Sebastian Gutierrez
- Vegas Larfield v Juan Alberto Flores
Crawford vs Brook: What has been stated?
‘Monster’ Brook insists he can beat Crawford and is not only in Las Vegas for one final pay day.
He stated: “I’ve received to applaud Terence Crawford for taking this battle, as a result of he’s in there with a monster with self-belief.
“He’s one hell of a fighter however a smaller man naturally to me. I’m a harmful man, an enormous welterweight and a power to be reckoned with.
“All people has been writing me off. I’m going in opposition to everybody. This battle is for me. No person else bar me.”
Brook shouldn’t be working with common coach Dominic Ingle as a result of COVID-19 lockdown and is with Carlos Formento.
He added: “He’s a man I adopted on Instagram as a result of I like his model.
“I had by no means labored with him beforehand as a result of Dominic is my coach primary. I messaged him on Instagram and principally stated ‘let’s work collectively’.
“The primary day, I knew that we gelled unbelievably. He’s principally obsessed. He’s passionate. And that’s all the pieces I would like on this battle.”
Crawford vs Brook: Story of the Tape
Terence Crawford – Kell Brook
Nationality: American – British
Age: 33 – 34
Top: 5ft 8 – 5ft 9
Weight: 146.4lbs – 147lbs
Stance: Southpaw – Orthodox
Attain: 74in – 69in
File: 36-0-0 – 39-2-0
KOs: 27 – 27
Rounds: 204 – 216
Debut: 14/3/2008 – 17/9/2004
Nickname: Bud – Particular Okay