This Saturday at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena, Kell Brook and Carson Jones will go head to head in an IBF World Title Eliminator. They have both had vastly different career paths to date, however they bear a resemblance in that they both currently stand on the precipice of a world title challenge. Effectively, this is a winner-takes-all clash. Read on for an in-depth preview of the Kell Brook vs. Carson Jones bout.
Sheffield’s own Kell Brook, 26, has gone undefeated on route to this point. The Englishman owns a record of 27 wins, 18 by knockout and has rarely looked under any real threat in the process. This weekend will be his second time in succession fighting at the Motorpoint Arena in his hometown, having done so while outpointing Matthew Hatton back in March.
His career took off as he breezed to the British title by stopping Barrie Jones in seven before defending it with a sensational first round stoppage of Kevin McIntyre. Things seemed to stall slightly in the imm...