‘It is over for me. I will by no means field once more’: Kell Brook RETIRES from boxing aged 36 regardless of profession excessive win over Amir Khan in February as ex-world champion says he finishes with ‘no darkish emotions’ after beating his bitter rival
- Former world champion Kell Brook has introduced his retirement from boxing
- The Sheffield-born boxer was topped welterweight world champion in 2014
- The 36-year-old sealed a sixth-round stoppage over Amir Khan three months in the past
Brook, who was topped welterweight world champion in 2014, bows out on the age of 36 with a report of 40-3.
His three defeats got here in opposition to middleweight Gennady Golovkin, and welterweights Terence Crawford and Errol Spence.
Former world champion Kell Brook (pictured) has introduced his retirement from boxing
The 36-year-old sealed a sixth-round stoppage victory over rival Amir Khan three months in the past
Brook defeated his arch-rival Amir Khan by way of a sixth spherical knockout on the AO Enviornment in Manchester within the pair’s long-anticipated bout lower than three months in the past.
‘I’ve had a protracted chat with my household and my dad and mom, and it is over for me. I will by no means field once more,’ Brook informed the Sunday Telegraph.
‘It is slightly emotional to be really saying this out loud. My mum is relieved. I feel everybody round me is happy.
‘Reality is, boxing is a really very robust, harmful sport, one in which you’ll be able to be legally killed within the ring, and I’ve completed now with all my schools intact.’
He added: ‘I wanted the Khan combat, I wanted to settle the grudge, the feud.
‘There isn’t any darkish feeling left in me now, I feel when you will have been within the ring with somebody it passes, it leaves you.
‘Me and Amir stated some phrases which have been hateful within the build-up, however that is what occurs in boxing.
‘However I respect him after the combat. He confirmed actual coronary heart in there.’
Brook grew to become world champ in 2014 by beating Shawn Porter by way of a majority determination.
He had three profitable defences earlier than dropping to Gennady Golovkin after which dropping his belt in a second successive defeat to Errol Spence Jr.