Kell Brook stuns Sergey Rabchenko with second-round knockout
05 March, 2018, 00:56 | Author: Anita Tucker
Brook claimed the vacant WBC Silver super-welterweight title with the knockout and proved that there remains plenty of fight in the old dog yet. It was the same result against Errol Spence Jr.in his last fight, a comprehensive defeat. Elsewhere, Dave Allen gets another chance to win the Commonwealth heavyweight title against Lenroy Thomas, while Kid Galahad and Rocky Fielding are also in action. That really hurt me badly, it took me a long time to get over that.
"I'm here to stay".
You thought you got rid of me, I'm putting everyone on notice.
I don't know what will happen if they fight each other, but they're both easy for me to beat.
Brook said: "I felt good once I got settled, the timing came and the uppercut set everything up and we finished the fight".
"I was in a dark place at Christmas".
But he drew an emphatic line under those twin defeats as he needed less than five minutes to end the challenge of Rabchenko and get back in the win column in front of his home fans at the Sheffield Arena. I'm back now. Another win, I'm putting everyone on notice.
Having put together a flawless 36-0 record, Brook moved up to middleweight in 2016 to take on pound-for-pound great Gennady Golovkin but the Sheffield fighter was pulled out of the contest before the midway point of the fight, having suffered a broken orbital bone.
Brook is full of respect for Rabchenko after sharing the ring with the Belarusian in past sparring sessions.
Brook, who made three IBF title defenses before losing to Spence, was immediately into his stride by landing an array of accurate punches in the first round.
Brook's eyes failed him and the fight was stopped in the penultimate round to hand the local hero just the second defeat of his career.
Those injuries are a major concerns considering Spence Jr targeted Brook's right eye last May, before breaking the left one.
Just days after the Yorkshire boxing fraternity was rocked to its core by the death of Scott Westgarth, the focus returns to the centre of the ring once more as Kell Brook makes his long-awaited return tonight.
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