Kell Brook will problem Terence Crawford for his WBO welterweight world title on November 14 in America.
Whereas the battle is but to be formally introduced by promoters Prime Rank, it was confirmed that contracts are actually signed in the course of the ESPN broadcast of Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez on Saturday evening.
Sheffield’s former IBF champion gained his outdated belt by dethroning Shawn Porter in California again in 2014, however should roll again the years and produce a profession greatest efficiency if he’s to do the identical to pound-for-pound star Crawford.
The American is rated as one of many prime boxers on the planet, however is struggling to safe prime opposition because of the politics of the game.
He’s aligned with Bob Arum’s Prime Rank within the US, whereas most different prime 147lbers work with Al Haymon’s PBC.
With prime goal Errol Spence going through Danny Garcia subsequent, Crawford turned his consideration to a Manny Pacquiao bout abroad.
Nevertheless, this didn’t come to fruition and so Brook has received the shot.
The ‘Particular One’ has not fought at welterweight since his defeat to Errol Spence in 2017 however will return to 147lbs for this huge battle.
Dominic Ingle confirmed earlier this month that he won’t be coaching Brook for this bout.
The 34-year-old is but to announce who his coach will probably be.