Gennady Golovkin to face Kell Brook Sept. 10 in London
By Joseph Correa
Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will defend his belts against current IBF welterweight world champion Kell Brook on Sept. 10 at the O2 Arena in London, according to Eddie Hearn who made the announcement early Friday afternoon.
The fight comes as a big surprise as most anticipated that a deal between Golovkin and Eubank Jr. was close to being finalized. The fight will be broadcasted on HBO in the United States and Sky Box office Pay-Per-View in the United Kingdom.
Brook had this to say about the match-up:
Golovkin is equally excited stating:
The fight will take place at the 160 pound limit and will be interesting to say the least. Kell Brook will immediately open as the underdog to Golovkin who most see as one of the most dangerous fighter's in the world at any weight.
Feature Photo:Photo: Will Hart, HBO Boxing