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title Brook’s trainer not giving Spence much credit for winning

By Scott Gilfoid: Kell Brook’s trainer Dominic Ingle wasn’t ready to give Errol Spence Jr. too much credit last Saturday night after he dispatched his fighter in the 11th round in that fight on Sky box PPV. Ingle said Brook’s eye injury was the main cause for Kell to lose to Spence. Ingle says the eye injury occurred in the 6th and 7th round. From that point, Spence took over the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

title Weekend Wrap — Spence shines, Brook ponders future

By Donavan Leonard: Yet another great weekend for boxing with the Errol Spence Jr. win over Kell Brook.  Though not as jam-packed with big bouts as last weekend, it could hardly be called disappointing when the “main event” of the weekend drew over 27,000 fans to Sheffield, England.  Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) lost his IBF welterweight title via eleventh-round TKO to Errol Spence, Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) in a great matchup that featured high-level boxing, a tremendous atmosphere, and a clear ending. Read the rest of this entry »

title Orlando Salido vs. Aristides Perez – Results

By Dan Ambrose: Coming off of an 11-month layoff, an out of shape looking former 2 division world champion Orlando Salido (44-13-4, 31 KOs) stopped 36-year-old Colombian journeyman Aristides Perez (30-10-2, 16 KOs) after the 7th round of a scheduled 10 round fight last Saturday night at the Palenque de la Expo in Ciudad Obregon, in Sonora, Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

title Spence vs. Brook fight aftermath

By Gerardo Granados:Last night the boxing fight fans gathered to watch a real title fight that didn’t disappoint anyone who was watching. It was a close, competitive fight until the tenth round. I had it scored 96-93 and was really surprised to know that all three judges had Spence ahead before the stoppage. Read the rest of this entry »

title Kell Brook suffers broken eye socket in Spence fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) says he’s had a CT scan and it’s confirmed that the 31-year-old suffered a broken left eye socket in his 11th round knockout loss to unbeaten Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) last Saturday night in his fight at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Brook says he’s possibly looking surgery to repair the busted eye socket. This is terrible news for Brook’s career. Losing 2 fights in a row is bad enough, but to suffer consecutive broken eye sockets to different eyes, this is really bad. Read the rest of this entry »

title Spence beats Brook, calls out Thurman

By Jim Dower: Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) “pressed out” an 11th round knockout victory over IBF welterweight champion Kell “Special K” Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) on Saturday night, and then immediately Spence called out WBA/WBC 147 lb. champion Keith “One Time” Thurman for a unification fight. Spence likely won’t be getting a fight against Thurman until possibly late in 2017, as he’s out of commission for the time being after having elbow surgery. Read the rest of this entry »

title Why the “truth” was told: Kell Brook isn’t so special after all

By David Alexander:  In front of a passionate crowd at Bramall Lane in Brook’s hometown of Sheffield, England, Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) made a strong case for pound-for-pound recognition by forcing Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) to submit due to a badly swollen left eye. Special K was over matched in rounds 8,9,10 and eventually the 11th when he dropped to his knee and told the ref he couldn’t continue. Read the rest of this entry »

title Errol Spence Jr. vs. Kell Brook – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) wore down and stopped IBF welterweight champion Kell “Special K” Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) in the 11th round after Brook quit at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Brook was taking punishment in the 11th round when he suddenly took a knee and was counted out. After the fight, Brook blamed his defeat on his left eye. It was badly swollen. Read the rest of this entry »

title George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs) scored a 6th round knockout win over a very slow former world champion Fedor Chudinov (14-2, 10 KOs) to win the WBA Super World super middleweight title in front of a packed house full of 27,000 screaming fans at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. Read the rest of this entry »

title De La Hoya: Spence will knockout Brook in late rounds

By Scott Gilfoid: Oscar De La Hoya is looking forward to tonight’s big fight between American talent Errol Spence Jr. and Kell Brook in their scrap for Brook’s IBF welterweight belt in England. De La Hoya sees Spence knocking out the 31-year-old Brook in the late rounds of their fight at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. If Spence accomplishes that vision, it would a nice victory for the American. He could add Brook’s scalp to his growing list of scalps. Read the rest of this entry »

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