The British tabloid the Daily Press is reporting that #1 rated welterweight Kell Brook may pull out of his May 18 mandatory challenge against IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander, a bout that has been postponed twice already. Brrok allegedly suffered a foot injury in training which could result in the fight being rescheduled again. Nothing official yet.
The Daily Mail is reporting that WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner will move up two weight divisions to fight WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi on June 22, rather than fight a unification bout with Ricky Burns. Broner-Malignaggi, if finalized, will take place at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn.
Tonight’s ESPN2 co-feature between super middleweights Farah Ennis and Francisco Sierra is off after Sierra weighed in a whopping 17.5 lbs above the contract weight.