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Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook UK start time: Full undercard, expected ring walks, Tale of the Tape and live stream for world title fight

Kell Brook returns to action in a Las Vegas showdown with WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford tonight.

The Brit has claimed three victories on the spin to rebuild his career following back-to-back defeats to Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence Jr but has fought just once in the last two years.

Brook faces a huge task to topple the unbeaten Crawford

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Brook faces a huge task to topple the unbeaten Crawford

Now he’s set for an almighty tough test against Crawford, a 36 and 0 unbeaten champ who is widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet.

There are suggestions that Brook has taken this fight to secure one last pay day before hanging up his gloves.

But the Sheffield fighter is eager to prove his critics wrong and claim a welterweight world title for the first time since 2016.

Crawford beat Egidijus Kavaliauskas last time out and saw off Amir Khan in April, 2019.

On Friday, Crawford weighed in at 146.4 pounds, while Brook came in right on the welterweight limit of 147 pounds.

Brook makes his first appearance at 147 pounds since 2017


Brook makes his first appearance at 147 pounds since 2017

Crawford vs Brook: Date and time

The 12-round welterweight clash will take place on Saturday, November 14 and is being held behind-closed-doors at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

As it’s taking place in the USA, UK fans will face a late night/early morning for this one.

The main event ring walks should get under way from around 5am on Sunday, November 15 but that will depend on the undercard results.

Crawford vs Brook: How to watch and live stream

The fight will air live on Premier Sports 1 in the UK, with coverage starting at 12:30am on Sunday morning.

Premier Sports 1 is available in HD via Sky (412 & 429), Virgin TV (551 & 552) and online via the Premier Player available on app and desktop.

New subscribers to Premier Sports can sign up via the website – – from £9.99 per month.

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Crawford vs Brook: Undercard

  • Terence Crawford v Kell Brook – for WBO welterweight title
  • Joshua Franco v Andrew Moloney – for WBA super-flyweight title
  • Tyler Howard v KeAndrae Leatherwood
  • Joshua Greer Jr v Edwin Rodriguez
  • Raymond Muratalla v Luis Porozo
  • Duke Ragan v Sebastian Gutierrez
  • Vegas Larfield v Juan Alberto Flores
Boxer Errol Spence says Kell Brook is ‘washed’

Crawford vs Brook: What has been said?

‘Monster’ Brook insists he can beat Crawford and is not just in Las Vegas for one last pay day.

He said: “I’ve got to applaud Terence Crawford for taking this fight, because he is in there with a monster with self-belief.

“He is one hell of a fighter but a smaller man naturally to me. I’m a dangerous man, a big welterweight and a force to be reckoned with.

“Everybody has been writing me off. I’m going against everyone. This fight is for me. Nobody else bar me.”

Brook is not working with regular trainer Dominic Ingle due to the COVID-19 lockdown and is with Carlos Formento.

He added: “He’s a guy I followed on Instagram because I like his style.

“I had never worked with him previously because Dominic is my trainer number one. I messaged him on Instagram and basically said ‘let’s work together’.

“The first day, I knew that we gelled unbelievably. He is basically obsessed. He is passionate. And that’s everything I need in this fight.”

Terence Crawford took out Amir Khan in April, 2019

Terence Crawford took out Amir Khan in April, 2019

Crawford vs Brook: Tale of the Tape

Terence Crawford – Kell Brook

Nationality: American – British

Age: 33 – 34

Height: 5ft 8 – 5ft 9

Weight: 146.4lbs – 147lbs

Stance: Southpaw – Orthodox

Reach: 74in – 69in

Record: 36-0-0 – 39-2-0

KOs: 27 – 27

Rounds: 204 – 216

Debut: 14/3/2008 – 17/9/2004

Nickname: Bud – Special K

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