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Top five fights for Kell Brook

Kell Brook
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Olly Campbell considers the top five opponents for Kell Brook, once he gets past his next defence

THERE can be little doubt that IBF welterweight champion, Kell Brook, 35-0 (24), is one of the most talented fighters in the country. Yet 18 months on from his career-best, title-winning effort over Shawn Porter in Carson, California, “The Special One” needs to impress. Injury, as well as two unremarkable defences of his title, have put the brakes on his progress and having now also missed out on a blockbuster showdown with bitter rival, Amir Khan in the summer, Brook is looking for a new, big name opponent, should he overcome Kevin Bizier on March 26 as expected. Olly Campbell considers five options.

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