Who should Kell Brook face next?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by UndergroundBoxing, Mar 30, 2022.

  1. UndergroundBoxing

    UndergroundBoxing Member Full Member

    Feb 2, 2022
    It looks now as though Kell Brook will very likely continue fighting. So who should the in-demand British star face next?

    Some of the options mentioned so far by those around him; Eubank Jr, Danny Garcia, Conor Benn, Josh Taylor (forget Amir Khan).

    Who would you choose out of those 4 for him to face next? I think they’re all good, big fights. I’ll rule Taylor & Benn out because I don’t want to see Brook at 147 again. He’s better above that weight so I’ll go with Danny Garcia at 154, a very dangerous fight for Brook at this stage but also a winnable very exciting one. He wins that and he’s back in the mix at world level.
  2. Scissors

    Scissors Posts are sponsored by Matchroom Full Member

    Feb 11, 2018
    The truth and just come out the closet.
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  3. oiky

    oiky Gypsy Boy Full Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Retire on a high
  4. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    Eubank Jnr in a Loot Unification Contest
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  5. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

    Mar 12, 2018
    Isn't he still bound by the rematch clause?
  6. Willis Brown

    Willis Brown Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    I suppose the easiest and probably best chance of a PPV fight for Brook from a promotional perspective would be Eubank Jnr but I don’t see Jnr agreeing to 154 and at 160 I think would be disastrous for Kell.
    I don’t think Ben Charisma Bypass Shilom could sell a PPV fight against Garcia in UK although that would be a decent fight at 154 .
    Does Kell wait to see what Amir Cant is up to and would that generate cash again ???
    Go for Connor Benn which would be a decent pay night with reasonable risk but would mean dealing with Matchroom ?
    Personally apart from retirement and ignoring the rematch with Cant the Connor Benn looks to be most winnable for decent loot .
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  7. The G-Man

    The G-Man Well-Known Member banned Full Member

    Jul 24, 2020
    Anyone just dont drain yourself under 149-150 lbs.
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  8. UndergroundBoxing

    UndergroundBoxing Member Full Member

    Feb 2, 2022
    There’s a rematch clause but Ben Shalom has been saying that definitely won’t be the next fight
  9. delboy82

    delboy82 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 18, 2014
    He should try n fight the gay away
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  10. Furey

    Furey EST & REG 2009 Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    I personally would like to see him retire and go out on a high

    BUT if he is going to fight again...... out of the names mentioned I'd like to see him go in with Danny Garcia at 154

    It's a winnable fight, he wouldn't be draining himself and I think there styles would gel nicely so you'd get a good fight.

    - Eubank is too big
    - Benn is young, hungry and there would be a catch weight involved
    - Khan...... nobody is interested in seeing that again
  11. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

    Mar 12, 2018
    Ah, I'd not heard that.

    He should hang 'em up obviously but he won't now his stock has risen and there's money on the table, equally obviously.

    He needs someone with high name recognition to keep him relevant but lowish risk. Broner or similar? They can market it as a legacy fight or somesuch nonsense.
  12. iamthegreatest

    iamthegreatest Active Member Full Member

    May 4, 2020
    Although a Garcia fight would be fun to watch, it should be a domestic rival. I'd say either Benn or Eubank Jr but weight will be an issue. Definitely not Khan.
  13. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

    Nov 5, 2017
    Solid post. Hang 'em up, or a fellow veteran with name value at a suitable weight before hanging 'em up. Neither of Junior and Benn are deserving.
  14. MorvidusStyle

    MorvidusStyle Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 11, 2017
    GGG rematch. He almost had him.
  15. anjawnaymiz

    anjawnaymiz Unexpected item in bagging area Full Member

    Sep 6, 2008
    I don’t have a problem with Brook vs Benn next.

    Taylor looked poor in his last fight and again brook is probably good enough still to give Taylor a tough fight at welterweight.

    brook vs eubank would be suicidal, please just no.

    brook pretty much beats everyone at British level still.

    Avanysan is a good fight also leranjja vs brook could be fun