Boxing columnist Chris Manninks does not consider British ex-welterweight champion (up to 66.7 kg) Kell Brook (39-2-0, 27 KO) as a passing contender for one of the leaders of the “pound-for-pound” rating, American Terence Crawford (36 -0-0, 27 KO).
“Crawford will enter the ring next month. According to Bob Arum, he will face Kell Brook on November 14. Crawford has an ideal record but has not competed since last December. What will he prove against Brook?”
As for me, this is not a terrible fight. Brook has recovered from his losses and is heading for a streak of three wins. In his last performance, he destroyed Mark DeLuca. He is a great fighter and a former champion. On paper, the fight with Crawford looks good, and Terence has the opportunity to fight two of the biggest names in British boxing, “said Manninks.