Sheffield’s Brook to urge universe pretension during Bramall Lane

Kell Brook

Kell Brook (left) jumped adult dual weight groups to quarrel middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin final year

IBF universe welterweight champion Kell Brook will urge his pretension opposite American Errol Spence Jr during Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Saturday 27 May.

Brook, 30, has not fought given he was degraded by middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in Sep – his initial veteran better in 37 fights.

Brook claimed a IBF belt violence Shawn Porter in Aug 2014 and will be aiming for his fourth pretension defence.

“I’m so vehement about this quarrel and to make story in my city,” pronounced Brook.

“It’s prolonged been a dream of cave to quarrel outdoor during Bramall Lane and I’m gratified to do that in a biggest quarrel in a welterweight division.

“All I’ve ever wanted to do is to give a fans a fights they wish and they have it right here on May 27.

“I’m going to uncover a universe that I’m a best welterweight on a universe and I’m going to do it right before my people’s eyes.”

After jumping adult dual weight groups to face Golovkin, Sheffield United fan Brook has inaugurated to lapse to welterweight and face imperative challenger Spence, 27.

American Spence, dominant in 21 veteran bouts with 18 knockout victories, said: “I’m happy I’m finally removing an eventuality to accomplish a lifelong dream of apropos a World champion.

“This is one of a best and biggest fights in universe fighting and we am 100% focused and dynamic to move a belt behind home to a USA.

Brook’s upholder Eddie Hearn called it “one of a best fights in universe boxing”.

He added: “It’s ‘The Special One’ vs ‘The Truth’, a ancestral eventuality during Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane – we are formulation an memorable night.”