Kell Brook will be defending his IBF welterweight title against highly rated Errol Spence in a fight which is set to take place on Saturday, 20th May 2017 at yet to be named venue. Eddie Hearns confirmed the fight and official announcement will be made in a couple of days times. Fight is confirmed to take place in the UK while Sheffield’s Bramel Lane football stadium is a potential venue.
This will be Kell Brook’s first fight since that devastating loss against Gennedy Golovkin which ended his unbeaten record back in September 2016. Kell Brook failed to negotiate a mega UK fight against Amir Khan who himself is in line to land another big fight against Manny Pacquiao. Errol Spence is one of the highly rated fighters in this division who is mandatory for the Brook’s IBF title and comes with a unbeaten record.
Fight Tickets: Eddie Hearns announced to the media that terms are all agreed for the fight while the official announcement will be made in a few days time. Once the venue has been confirmed, Matchroom will also announce the details of how and where to get the tickets. We will update this post with detailed info about ticket availability and prices right here.
|DATE||Saturday, 05 May 2017|
|Possible Venue:||Bramell Lane Stadium, Sheffield, UK (Yet to be confirmed)|
|What network to broadcast ?||SkySports Box Office will broadcast the fight live in the UK via their PPV service. Costing around £16.95|
|What titles are on the line ?||Its a 147-pound fight where Kell Brook’s IBF World welterweight title is on the line against Mandatory Errol Sepnce.|
|When tickets go on sale ?||The first official press-conference is scheduled to take place in a week’s time and that is when tickets info will be announced.|