Gennady Golovkin to Take on Kell Brook in London
Unbeaten British welterweight star Kell Brook will step up in weight to face middleweight monster Gennady Golovkin for the unified Middleweight Championship on September 10.
It will be a battle between two unbeaten stars at London’s O2 Arena when Brook, 36-0, go toe-to-toe with boxing’s new pound-for-pound king Golovkin (35-0, 32 Kos).
It will be the first fight in Britain for 34-year-old Golovkin and the Kazakh star has promised drama, Mirror reports.
“I’m very excited to be fighting in front of the great British boxing fans and promise another ‘Big Drama Show’ against Kell Brook,” said Golovkin, aka, God of War.
— Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) July 8, 2016
IBF welterweight champion Brook – who has been hunting a major fight since landing the World title – believes he is equal to the task.
“This is the fight and the moment I have been waiting for for some time,” said Special K.
— Kell Brook (@SpecialKBrook) July 8, 2016
“We’ve tried and tried to lure the best to come and fight me and now we’ve got the best of the best – the number one pound for pound fighter in the world is coming to the UK.
“This is the ultimate fight, one of the biggest international fights the country has seen in many years – you have seen some huge names run from GGG but I’m running to him. I’m a Special fighter and I will show the World on September 10.”
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