See how the world champion compares against his undefeated opponent ahead of their bout at Bramall Lane
KELL BROOK is days away from defending his IBF welterweight title against Errol Spence Jr on Saturday.
See how the two fighters measure up as the undefeated American takes a shot at the title at Bramall Lane.
Both fighters are of similar height, with Brook standing at 5ft 9in, while Spence stands at 5ft 10.
Spence also has a 3in reach advantage over the world champ, as he boasts a reach of 72in.
Brook however is the more experienced boxer, winning 24 of his 36 fights via knockout – with just one defeat to his name, which came against Gennady Golovkin.
While Spence has an impressive record of 21 wins, with 18 of those being stoppages.
It will be an interesting contest, with both fighters adopting a different style, as Brook is an orthodox, while his challenger is a southpaw.
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Brook will be fighting in his hometown at Sheffield United’s stadium, while Spence will be fighting in the UK for the very first time.
Following his defeat to Golovkin, Brook underwent surgery on a broken eye socket but the Brit says it will not restrict in his next bout.
Brook told 5 live: “My surgeon said it will be as strong as before and it’s supposed to be practically bullet proof.
“I know when someone tries sticking it on me I see red. I go forward, I don’t think it will be an issue.”