Having lost his unbeaten record at the destructive hands of Gennady Golovkin – all the way up at middleweight – last year, IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook once again rolls the dice this weekend (May 27) when he faces unbeaten mandatory challenger Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield. Spence is tipped to be boxing’s next big star and is highly-touted in America. He is the slight betting favourite, despite this being a marked step up in class for him.
12 three minute rounds.
In the UK, Sky Sports Box Office distribute on pay-per-view. Their coverage starts at 6pm, and you don’t have to be a Sky Sports subscriber to get the show. Showtime broadcast in the US and their coverage starts at 5.15pm ET/2.15pm PT.
It’s a solid show. George Groves gets his fourth world title shot when he meets Fedor Chudinov for the vacant WBA super-middleweight title in chief support. Popular heavyweight Dave Allen vies for his first title when he faces Lenroy Thomas for the vacant Commonwealth crown. Olympians Lawrence Okolie, Joe Cordina and debutant Antony Fowler all feature on the card, as does rising super-middleweight Jamie Cox, who fights Lewis Taylor.