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From The Telegraph: Kell Brook says destiny is to beat Amir Khan

18
Jan
Photo by Naoki Fukuda

Photo by Naoki Fukuda

Every morning Kell Brook runs his finger down the curved scars on his thigh and reminds himself that he “stared death in the face” after the world champion found himself the victim of a lateÔÇænight machete attack on holiday in Tenerife last September.

The muscle in Brook’s thigh was spliced open, and he almost bled to death, requiring blood transfusions and life-saving surgery. Tomorrow, his promoter Eddie Hearn will announce his next assignment in the ring, in March this year.

“I stared death in the face and every time I run my finger down the scar I know I cheated death – I know how lucky I am and I treasure it now. It has changed me,” Brook, the IBF world welterweight champion who has not been beaten in his 32-fight career, told The Sunday Telegraph. “I now have a minder when I go out. I feel very lucky.

 



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