Britain’s IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook will face off world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. The fight will take place on 10 September 2016 at the O2 Arena in London. Brook jumped two divisions to take on Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin in the biggest fight of the year. Kazakhstan’s Golovkin is unbeaten in 35 professional fights with 32 knockouts. Below is complete details on Kell Brook vs Gennady Golovkin fight.
In this fight, Golovkin will defend his WBC, IBF, WBA and IBO middleweight titles against Brook. Like Brook, Amir Khan also had jumped two weights to challenge Saul Alvarez in May. Both Brook and Golovkin was looking for money fights and this is perfect for them.
The fight will be a Sky Box Office pay per view event which will take place on Saturday, 10th September 2016. Brook vs Golovkin fight tickets price and release date will be announced at the press conference which will take place in next week.
Kell Brook vs Gennady Golovkin Fight Details
|DATE & TIME||Saturday, 10th September 2016 at 07:00 PM UK time|
|VENUE||O2 Arena, London, England|
|BROADCASTING||Sky Box Office (PPV) in the UK while HBO in the USA.|
|TITLES||Golovkin’s WBC, IBF, WBA and IBO middleweight titles|
|TICKETS||You can buy tickets from theo2.co.uk.|
Here is the Kell Brook vs Gennady Golovkin head to head statistics.
Brook vs Golovkin Head to head
|Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin||Name||Kell ‘The Special One’ Brook|
|Karaganda, Kazakhstan, 8 April 1982||Born||Sheffield, UK, 3 May 1986|
|6 May, 2006||Turned pro||17 September, 2004|
|WBA, WBC & IBF middleweight||Current titles||IBF welterweight|
|35 fights, 35 wins (32 KOs)||Pro record||36 fights, 36 wins (25 KOs)|
Brook said, “This is the fight and the moment I have been waiting for for some time.” He also added, “We’ve tried and tried to lure the best to come and fight me and now we’ve got the best of the best – the No 1 fighter in the world is coming to the UK.
“When this fight got offered to me I accepted within minutes and I can’t wait. Everyone knows I’m a huge welterweight and I know I will carry my speed and accuracy and even more power through the weights.
“This is the ultimate fight, one of the biggest international fights the country has seen in many years – you have seen some huge names run from GGG but I’m running to him. I’m a ‘Special’ fighter and I will show the world on September 10.”
All the boxing fans are excited about this mega fight. Information on PPV coverage and tickets on-sale dates & prices will be updated here soon once it officially announced.