“We’ve got a purse bids date tomorrow (February 7) but we’ve asked for a week’s extension from the IBF because I feel we’re very close to making a deal,” Hearn told Boxing News. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Spence has a net worth exceeding $4 million and Porter has a net worth exceeding $3 million. If you look at Brook’s last fight against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on September 10 last year, Brook was getting worked over for most of the five rounds of the fight. “He keeps asking us to do things (to fight him),” said Hearn. GGG dropped those guys with body shots. Be sure to subscribe to us onhttps://www.patreon.com/Thaboxingvoicehttps://www.youtube.com/Thaboxingvoice andhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/thaboxin... to receive one email a few minutes before we go live.Stay updated by following us on Twitter @ThaboxingvoicePlease consider leaving a review of the podcast on iTunes helps tremendously to raise the visibility of the podcast https://itun.es/us/oY7JJ.cg You can tell that Brook was bothered by the punches to the body because in the 5th round he dropped his hands to his midsection and chose to keep them there for the remainder of the fight after he was hit with a right hand to the body. “Hopefully, Mr. Haymon can dig nice and deep, which he’ll have to do to beat us on that one,” Hearn said of the purse bid. Watch Queue Queue In other words, Hearn isn’t going to attempt to negotiate the Brook-Spence fight. Brook was almost down…, [QUOTE=LacedUp;17411765]The point isn't if he's prepared or not. Since then, "The Truth" has defended the belt three times, including most recently a unanimous decision win in March against Mikey Garcia in front of a crowd over 47,000 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. $3 million came from his purse and the rest from the ESPN report of 360,000 PPV buys. The guaranteed purses for Spence and Porter were revealed Friday morning when Yahoo Sports reported both fighters will be making $2 million, with each getting a percentage of the pay-per-view buys. The best way for Spence to win would be for him to batter Brook until his trainer Dominic Ingle throws in the towel like he did in the Golovkin fight. Watch Queue Queue. In the fight before that vs. Carlos Ocampo, Spence made a disclosed $1.2 million. Porter (30-2-1, 17 KOs) captured the WBC belt in September 2018, beating Danny Garcia by unanimous decision in a back-and-forth battle that was one of the best fights of the year. He wants to stay at 147 because he doesn’t want to vacate his belt. All of the lucrative names are in the welterweight division. February 13, 2017 by Eric Thomas Leave a Comment. Errol Spence Jr. is making his case. WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has a replacement opponent now in Gerald Washington. This video is unavailable. Most insiders view Spence as the next rising force in the welterweight division, with fighters like Floyd Mayweather Jr. labeling him as the next major superstar of the sport. “Who do you fight at 154?” Hearn said. “I’d love him to fight Miguel Cotto. Body punching and in fighting, [QUOTE=batista84;17411624]GGG doesn't attack the body? He’s going to let it go to a purse bid. But he didn't need to settle the IBF situation before now, so it would have been dumb to start deciding on it. The fight became likely after Hearn's attempts to finalize a domestic blockbuster with Amir Khan had fallen apart two weeks ago, after Khan insisted on a 70-30 split among other items. Brook's last fight took place in the middleweight division, after he moved up by thirteen pounds to challenge IBO, IBF, WBA, WBC world champion Gennady Golovkin last September at the O2 Arena in London. Errol Spence Jr. will put his IBF welterweight title on the line vs. WBC titlist Shawn Porter on Saturday, Sept. 28 on Fox Sports pay-per-view. Hello anyone? The IBF had ordered a purse bid, which was scheduled to take place tomorrow, but Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn requested a one week extension as both sides are close to reaching a deal. From Alumni to first-time callers, we encourage everyone to call 1-425-569-5241 to voice your opinion. Hearn has been saying repeatedly recently that the purse split for the Brook vs. Spence fight will be 75/25. But Brook did well in the fight and landed a lot of punches on Golovkin. Cotto is not going to fight Kell Brook.” Then there’s a potential welterweight clash with Amir Khan, who has stated he wants a tune-up before facing Brook and has also made unrealistic demands, according to the promoter. Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a year. A deal is nearly complete for Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs) to make a mandatory defense of his IBF welterweight championship against undefeated Olympian Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KOs). Brook was able to win a lot of rounds simply by landing four or five punches that caught the attention of the judges. I don’t know if that’s going to happen. Eddie Hearn, promoter of IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KOs), is making moves to secure a venue for the mandatory defense against unbeaten Errol Spence (21-0 18 KOs). All Rights Reserved. WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has a … Lopez: Lomachenko Is Better Off At 130 Or 126 Pounds; 135 Is My Weight Class! Miguel Cotto vs. Juan Manuel Marquez talks are potentially heating up again. 1 welterweight while Spence is No. Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Deal is Very Close, Says Hearn. Two of the best welterweights in the world lock horns on at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with the winner securing two belts and becoming the unified champion at 147 pounds. Spence will have to travel to the UK to fight Brook, who himself was forced to cross over to the United States in 2014 when he captured the IBF title with a close points decision over Shawn Porter in Los Angeles. ‘Go ahead and have a big fight.’ So he went up to middleweight and had a big fight with Gennady Golovkin. Join our newsletter to get info about latest events and deals! If Spence is going to win this fight, he’s going to need to really outwork Brook by a large margin for him to get a decision. The International Boxing Federation’s purse bid splits go at 75/25. “He has a purse bid with Errol Spence next Tuesday,” Hearn told RING in Manhattan. Your email address will not be published. Without a knockout for Spence in this fight, he might find himself on the receiving end of a good old fashioned hometown decision. WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jason Sosa seems to be set for April 8th Nestor “Nes” Gibbs, BoxingMD, and Matthew “The Editor” will talk about today’s event with the TBV family.Join us and, of course, we will be taking live calls on air from you the voice of the people. As everyone can see, Brook played it…, [QUOTE=NaijaD;17411783]We agree on that, I've always said that Brook had a right to weigh up his options (doesn't make him scared of Spence, it's just boxing business) but it was pointless to try and negotiate a Khan fight while holding…. For his PPV bout against Garcia, Forbes says Spence earned a career-high of $8 million. TM & © 2020 BoxingScene. By Allan Fox: IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) is promised a purse of $3.5 million for his next fight in December or January, according to Dan Rafael. Now he wants 70/30 on the split. Your destination for the best boxing news, videos and live streams! When he won the IBF belt from Brook, Spence made a disclosed $1.22 million. Spence says he doesn’t care that he’ll be fighting Brook in the UK. © 2020 RING TV LIVE. All rights reserved. "Showtime" successfully defended the title for the first time a week before Spence faced Garcia, winning a narrow split-decision over Yordenis Ugas. 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Brook's performance led to widespread speculation that he would never fight at welterweight again and instead rise up to the junior middleweight division. have you been watching boxing for the last 5 years??? WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury is official for April 1st in New Zealand. Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) feels like he can win the fight the in front of Brook’s loyal British boxing fans. Brook can take a head shot really well. So, we’ll probably fight Errol Spence.”, As per IBF rules, Brook (36-1, 25 knockouts) is entitled to a 75/25 split of the winning bid if it does go to auction. I don’t know if that’s going to happen. #NEWS #COMMUNITY #BREAKING Welcome to BWTMONLINE youtube channel. Errol Spence Jr. and Kell Brook will be fighting each other in three months from now on May 20 at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, England. IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook and Errol Spence Jr. are heading to a purse bid. “He has a purse bid with Errol Spence next Tuesday,” Hearn told RING in Manhattan. The biggest problem with Brook fighting at 154, admits Hearn, is the lack of big money opponents.