Kell Brook ‘offered around £1.5million’ for world title fight in November

Terence Crawford’s promotional representatives have reportedly made an offer of ‘around $1.5million’ for Kell Brook to challenge him in November.

WBO welterweight champion Crawford is rated as one of the top boxers in the world pound-for-pound, but is struggling to secure top opposition due to the politics of the sport.

Kell Brook 'offered around £1.5million' for world title fight in November

The unbeaten pound-for-pound star is looking for a career-defining bout

Crawford is aligned with Bob Arum’s Top Rank in the US, while most other top 147lbers work with Al Haymon’s PBC.

With top target Errol Spence facing Danny Garcia next, Crawford’s turned his attention to a Manny Pacquiao bout overseas.

However, this is appearing unlikely and so alternative options are being considered for a US fight behind closed doors.

And now, according to Mike Coppinger, an offer of roughly $1.5million has been made for Brook to face Crawford in November.

Kell Brook 'offered around £1.5million' for world title fight in November

Brook wants to regain a welterweight title

Promoter Arum previously told iFL TV: “Terence Crawford, we’re trying to put together a fight with Manny Pacquiao, which would be out of the United States.

“Now, if we’re able to do that, that’s the fight I hope to put together.

“But if we’re not able to do that fight and we have to do it in the ‘bubble’, we are looking at having Terence fight Kell Brook.

“I talked to the Brook people today, they know what the situation is and they’ll be back to us.

“They assure me that Brook has lost a lot of weight and is getting into tremendous condition.”

Kell Brook 'offered around £1.5million' for world title fight in November

Crawford stopped Amir Khan in 2019

The Sheffield star won the IBF welterweight world title in 2014, but was dethroned by Errol Spence in 2017.

Since then, Brook has had three bouts all in the weight class above, but is adamant he can get down to 147lbs again.

Arum continued: “I don’t know whether it [the Pacquiao fight] is gonna come to fruition or not come to fruition.

“It’s such conjecture at this point, again, I don’t even have a concrete offer. Nothing at all concrete.

“To do a Crawford vs Brook fight is a lot easier because then it would be a fight that would be in the ‘bubble’ here in Las Vegas.”

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