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Chris Eubank Jr calls Kell Brook out of retirement for grudge match

Chris Eubank Jr has urged Kell Brook to reverse his retirement so that the pair can fight one another this summer.Brook, a former welterweight champion, hung up his gloves this month, having last fought in February when he stopped old rival Amir Khan.Eubank Jr, however, has called out Brook for another all-British clash, believing that “Special K”’s win against Khan proved that the 35-year-old can still compete at a high level. “Kell Brook still has gas in the tank and the ability to fight well and make money, so I cannot understand why he would not have one more fight,...
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Kell Brook Trainer: Kell Was Pricing Himself Out of Next Fight Intentionally

Kell Brook was never totally convinced that he wanted to fight again after his legacy-defining victory over Amir Khan, according to his longtime trainer Dominic Ingle. The 36-year-old Brook, one of the top British welterweights to emerge in the last decade and a half, announced Saturday that he is retiring from the sport. The former 147-pound champion last fought in February at the AO Arena in Manchester, England, a grudge match with sworn rival Khan. Brook had the final laugh, as he knocked out Khan in the sixth round. Brook’s record stands at 40 wins and three losses in 43 professional fights, 28 via stoppage.

British boxer Kell Brook retiring after settling 'feud' with Amir Khan

LONDON -- Kell Brook is retiring from boxing. The 36-year-old British fighter, who was world welterweight champion from 2014 to 2017, said in an interview with the British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph: "It's over for me. I'll never box again." His last fight, therefore, was his win over longtime rival...

Kell Brook: Former world welterweight champion retires

Britain's former world welterweight champion Kell Brook has retired after a career that saw him record 40 wins from 43 professional fights. The 36-year-old's final bout was a sixth-round victory against Amir Khan in February, which settled one of British boxing's longest-running feuds. "My heart's no longer in it, I've...

Kell Brook retires from boxing after victory over Amir Khan brought him peace

Kell Brook says he is retiring from boxing after his grudge-match win over Amir Khan brought him peace.The Sheffield fighter, now 36, held the IBF welterweight title between 2014 and 2017, but will perhaps best be remembered by British fans for finally facing, and beating, old foe Khan in February this year.“I’ve had a long chat with my family and my parents, and it’s over for me. I’ll never box again,” Brook told the Sunday Telegraph.“It’s a little emotional to be actually saying this out loud. I think everyone around me is pleased.“Truth is, boxing is a very, very tough,...
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Kell Brook Announces Retirement From Boxing At Age 36

Kell Brook, the former IBF welterweight champion, has announced his retirement from the ring 11 weeks after his win over long-time rival Amir Khan, admitting ‘it’s not there any more." There had been strong rumors that Brook would step up in weight to face Chris Eubank Jr and...