Sheffield’s Kell Brook too quick for rival

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Kell Brook will be too strong and quick tonight against Ukranian veteran Vyacheslav Senchenko - and could “smash him up.”

That’s the view of Brook’s former trainer Dave Coldwell, who watched the pair come in just under the 147lb limit at the weigh-in at G-Casino, Sheffield yesterday. Speaking on video on our website, before tonight’s IBF welterweight world title eliminator at Sheffield Arena, Coldwell said: “ Senchenko, for me, is too slow to outbox Kell, he’s tough and gritty and will take a lot of grinding down, but he won’t see a lot of the shots that are coming. Kell has got a great jab and timing, I can just see Senchnko leaning forward, falling short and Kell countering with some sharp counters. He will break him down.”

Kell Brook: could he win this with his eyes shut?

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The more sophisticated Brook will lay a trap for Senchenko, believes Coldwell. “I think he will counter him, be clever. He has got variety in his punches and hits hard. His timing is really good.

Coldwell added: “This is Kell’s biggest test, Senchenko is a legitimate world title contender himself. But I think he will smash this kid up.”

Birley middleweight Adam Etches, on tonight’s undercard against Alexandre Mendez, has sold 600 tickets for his fight.

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