Boxing: Cocky Frankie Gavin looking past Kell Brook

Frankie Gavin (right) and Bogdan Mitic in action during their Welterweight Contest at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield.
Frankie Gavin (right) and Bogdan Mitic in action during their Welterweight Contest at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield.
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Frankie Gavin is already making plans for what he is going to do when he has “beaten” Kell Brook.

Birmingham’s Gavin says he won’t be giving the judges any work to do when the pair collide for the IBF welterweight title at London’s O2 Arena on May 30.

The cocky Brummie said: “I’ll win the title then defend here in September” the southpaw told his fans during Matchroom’s bill at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena on Saturday night.

“When I get the chance, I won’t let them down.”

The 29­-year-­old is confident he has enough to shock the Sheffielder.

“I’ve trained hard,” said Gavin. “I’m leaving nothing to the judges or anyone. I’m willing to do whatever it takes.

“I’m not thinking about Kell Brook, I’m thinking about me and what I’ll do - Kell’s in for a hard night.

“When I was an amateur, I was always at my best when up against the best opposition. It’s just business, I’m coming to take his title. He is a class act, he always pleases the fans, but he’s in the way of my destiny of being the best in the world. I’m coming to win.”

Brook is making a voluntary defence of the title he won by outpointing American powerhouse Shawn Porter last summer;. The Grenoside man, 29, stopped Jo Jo Dan in March in the first defence of his title and has a flawless 34-fight record. Gavin lost his unbeaten record last year.