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Brook: "I can beat Floyd Mayweather'

Kell Brook says he genuinely believes that he would beat boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather if they were to ever meet in the ring.

He said if his proposed fight with Amir Khan goes ahead, the winner should get the chance to take on the American, who is undefeated as a professional and is a five-division world champion:

On the mend Kell wants to take on Mayweather

IBF welterweight world champion Kell Brook has been telling Calendar he is already counting down the days until he can get back in the ring, just over three weeks after being stabbed in the leg while on holiday in Tenerife.

He added that if his proposed fight with Amir Khan gets the green light, the winner should earn the right to fight Floyd Mayweather to earn the title of undisputed world champion in the welterweight division:


Brook left with 12-inch scar after Tenerife stabbing

Sheffield boxer Kell Brook, who is recovering after being stabbed in the leg while on holiday in Tenerife, has revealed the extent of his injury.

Kell needed major operation after stabbing Credit: ITV Calendar

Kell needed 35 stitches for the wound and was left with a 12-inch scar.

Kell Brook: 'I feared for my life' after stabbing

IBF Boxing world champion Kell Brook has told ITV Calendar he thought he was going to die after being stabbed in the leg on holiday.

The 26-year-old from Sheffield was out celebrating in Tenerife after winning the World welterweight title in Los Angeles two weeks before when he was the victim of an unprovoked attack:

Kid Galahad wins 'Young Boxer of the Year' award

Kid Galahad Credit: Press Association

Sheffield's super-bantamweight star Kid Galahad (Abdul-Bari Awad) has won the prestigious 'Young Boxer of the Year' award, which will be presented by the Boxing Writers' Club next month.

The 24-year-old has snared British, Commonwealth and European titles as a professional and secured the IBF World Youth belt on Saturday. The win took his professional record to 18-0 (9 KOs).


Yorkshire boxing legend releases biography

Yorkshire boxing legend Henry Wharton will pull no punches when he releases a book telling his life story this weekend.

The former world title challenger named the biography "Henry's Dream" after the Yorkshire Television documentary made in the 90s.

Henry Wharton in the YTV documentary

Wharton, who now runs a boxing club in York, hopes the book will serve as an inspiration to the crop of would-be boxers he has assembled at the club.

Boxer still "critical" after brain surgery

Sheffield fighter Jerome Wilson

Sheffield boxer Jerome Wilson is still in a medically induced coma in the Royal Hallamshire Hospital after being knocked unconscious in a fight on Friday night.

The 29 year old went down heavily in the sixth round of his welterweight bout against Rotherham-based Cameroonian Serge Ambomo at Ice Sheffield.

Wilson - a father of one - was given oxygen in the ring by paramedics, before being taken to hospital, where - according to his manager Dave Coldwell - he underwent life-saving brain surgery. His condition is described as critical but stable.

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