“People Will Remember Me by This Fight”- Kell Brook Eager to Settle a Long-Awaited Grudge Match With Amir Khan

Published 01/12/2022, 12:30 PM EST
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 08: Kell Brook celebrates victory with the WBO Intercontiental Super-Welterweight belt after the WBO Intercontiental Super-Welterweight Title Fight between Kell Brook and Mark DeLuca at FlyDSA Arena on February 08, 2020 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


2022 will host some action-packed boxing bouts and many rivalries will get settled this year. In that list, the Amir Khan vs Kell Brook fight stands tall. This contest will come to life on February 19 at the Manchester Arena. That said, the hype behind this bout is insane as the feud between the two ran for a substantial time.

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Not just the fans, but the fighters themselves cannot contain their excitement about this fight. Especially Kell Brook, who’s going through some intense training sessions in order to have an edge over rival Khan.

Recently Brook interacted with Boxing Scene, where he shared a candid notion about this fight and more.

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“Amir is mentioning that he’s got niggles. He’s putting it out there that he’s negative. I want to tell Khan: The fans have been waiting for years for this fight. I will turn up even if I’ve got two broken hands,” he said.

 

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Brook continued, “I’m putting myself through hell. People will remember me by this fight. It took years for this grudge match to finally get here. The fans have been waiting for this fight for a long time.”

Brook and Khan’s clash is an important fight for Britain and for the sport of boxing. Both these icons have proved their worth fairly until now. However, this fight is vital for the duo’s legacy, and their probable fight stints ahead.

In this fight, Khan will bring in his speed, and aggressive approach. But to counter him, Brook will look to fight tactically. In all, this will be a great matchup to watch.

Amir Khan vs Kell Brook – What weight class will this fight happen?

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The duo has agreed on a catchweight fight exceeding the weight limit to 149-pounds.

 

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But, if either of the two surge ahead in weight, they’ll end up paying some hefty fines.

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Moreover, BoxRec shows that this fight will be contested in the welterweight landscape. However, the coming few days will determine whether this fight will finally be at catchweight or welterweight.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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