Kell Brook WILL get his dream venue for his next fight - at Sheffield United’s ground.
On Wednesday the Blades-fan will confirm at a press conference that he is taking on unbeaten American southpaw Errol Spence Junior at the stadium on May 27. Both boxers will be at the Lane. It will be Kell’s first fight since breaking a bone above his eye, in his only career defeat, at middleweight to Gennady Golovkin.
Spence is confident he can beat Brook in his own back yard.
But Brook is on a mission to boil back down to 147lbs and defend the IBF welterweight belt he treasures.
Local boxers will be scrambling to get on the Pay Per View undercard - fighters like Adam Etches, Gavin McDonnell, David Allen, Kid Galahad could make the cut and help in the same of tickets for the outdoor venue.
Brook is due to return from one of his training camp at Fuerteventura tomorrow, but could head back there to complete his preparations.