Kell Brook 2022: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Kell Brook (age 35) was born on May 03, 1986, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. He is one of the best British professional boxers.
Who is Kell Brook?
Kell Brook's real name is Ezekiel Brinsley Brook. He also goes by the monikers 'The Special One' and 'Special K'. In November 2016, he was ranked as the world's second-best active welterweight by Transnational Boxing Rankings. Furthermore, he held the IBF welterweight title from 2014 to 2017.
Talking about his personal life, Kell Brook is married to his wife, Lindsey Myers. His mother's name is Julie Thompson. It is believed he never met his biological father. However, he shares a relationship with his stepfather, Terry Thompson.
What is Kell Brook's professional boxing career?
Per BoxRec, Kell Brook has a spectacular professional boxing record of 39-3 (27 T/KO). He has a reach of 69″ and his height is 5' 9". Furthermore, Brook holds notable victories against elite boxers, such as Shawn Porter, Sergey Rabchenko, and more.
Kell Brook vs. Shawn Porter
Brook clashed against the then-IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter on August 16, 2014. 'The Special One' claimed a hard-earned majority decision victory to claim the IBF welterweight title.
Kell Brook vs. Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin
After making three successful IBF welterweight title defenses, ''Special K' clashed against the then-WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. Brook vs. GGG took place on September 10, 2016, at The O2 Arena, London, England. Their bout resulted in Brook losing via TKO in the fifth round.
Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.
Following his loss against Gennady Golovkin, Brook stepped inside the squared circle against Errol Spence Jr. to make his fourth title defense. Brook vs. Spence took place on May 27, 2017, at the Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England.
'The Special One' failed to retain his IBF welterweight title, losing to Spence via KO in the eleventh round.
Kell Brook vs. Terence Crawford
Following his loss against Errol Spence Jr., Brook immediately bounced back, claiming three consecutive victories to put himself back on the map for a title shot. On November 14, 2020, he faced Terence Crawford for the WBO welterweight title at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Paradise, Nevada, USA.
Brook failed to claim Crawford's WBO welterweight title, losing the fight via TKO in the fourth round. As of 2022, it was Brook's last professional boxing bout.
Kell Brook vs. Amir Khan
Now, Brook will clash against Amir Khan in what is referred to as a "grudge match" in February 2022.
What ethnicity is Kell Brook?
Brook was born and brought up in Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. As of 2022, there is not much reliable information available about his parents. Thus, the only thing for sure can be said is that Brook is British by birth.
When is Kell Brook's next fight?
Kell Brook's next fight, the "grudge match" against Amir Khan, will take place at the Manchester Arena (AO Arena) in Manchester, England, on February 19, 2022. Khan vs. Brook will be at catchweight 149lbs.
The main card will begin around 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET. Khan and Brook are expected to make their ring walks around 10 p.m. GMT / 5 p.m. ET, depending on the outcome of the undercard bouts.
UK fans can get access to Khan vs. Brook on Sky Sports Box Office, whereas USA viewers can watch the event live on ESPN+.
How much does Kell Brook get paid?
Per Sportekz, Kell Brook has a net worth of $12.5 million. His biggest fight purse to date came from his WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight title clash against Gennady Golovkin in 2016, where he earned a guaranteed $3.5 million alongside a 50% share in the revenue generated via PPV.
In 2017, Brook took home a large sum of $3 million alongside a 50% share in the revenue generated via PPV from his IBF welterweight title fight against Errol Spence Jr.
Who is promoting Khan vs. Brook?
Khan vs. Brook "grudge match" is officially being promoted by BOXXER.
|Weight Class||147 lbs (Welterweight)|
|Wife Name||Lindsey Myers|
|Hometown||Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom|
|Address/Residence||Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom|
|Net Worth||$12.5 million|
|Birthdate||May 03, 1986|
|Record||39-3 (27 T/KO)|
|Achievements||Former IBF welterweight champion|
|Nickname||'The Special One'; 'Special K'|