Found March 18, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
(Matthew Hatton takes a right from Kell Brook)It resembled a game of "Time Crisis" at Sheffield’s sold-out Motorpoint Arena on Saturday evening as Kell Brook played Matthew Hatton like he was a light gun arcade machine at the local multiplex rather than his opponent in a high stakes welterweight boxing match. Hatton, who did his very best, found himself blasted repeatedly no matter what he attempted as Brook, who is as comfortable in a prize ring as a purpose-made protective cup, dominated him round on round. Those looking to split hairs in the aftermath will argue that Brook hit a plateau after halfway and should, if he’s looking to make a dent up at world level, have upped the ante sufficiently to put “Magic Man” Matthew out of his misery. Quibbling aside, though, the 12 rounds he bagged here will prove useful for the trials that lie ahead. Brook claimed centre ring from the bell and found his range with hair-trigger right hands that quickly bloodied Hatton’s nose ...

British Beat: Kell Brook Ready To Cast His Spell Over Matthew Hatton

(from left: Kell Brook, Eddie Hearn and Matthew Hatton)If a promoter’s aim is to squeeze the mostest out of the leastest then Eddie Hearn, the prodigal son of Matchroom Sports’ bedrock, Barry, appears to have the chops to fill his old man’s shoes. Hearn lays on a weekend welterweight attraction from the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, which sees the city’s world title hope,...
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