Kell Brook produced a near master class show of hitting and not getting hit, to stop Rafal Jackiewicz at 2:36 of round 6 at the Ponds Forge Arena, in Sheffield on Saturday night.

Jackiewicz had never been halted in a 48 fight career to date, but never landed a telling shot on Brook after getting beaten to a reddened mess for half of the championship distance, that saw him get knowhere near Brook.

Kell retained his WBA Inter-Continental title and has now put himself in pole position for a world title shot in 2012.

Brook 25, was totally relaxed in his performance and shown the skills and patience that have got British boxing believing this man from the steel City is ready to fulfill his massive potential that his natural talents warrant.

‘Special K’ is now being lined up to fight on the undercard of Carl Froch’s Super Six fight with Andre Ward on December 17 in America, with the ultimate aim to showcase his moves to the fans in the States with an eye on the top fighters in the 147lb division… and what a division it is!

The two worlds best Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao lead the pack, with Andre Berto the IBF holder and Vyacheslav Senchenko the WBA titlist legitimate targets.

Other possible opponents being mentioned for Brook are Matthew Hatton the European champion and fellow Brit. but it is the name of Amir Khan that gets the pulses racing with the current WBA and IBF champion looking to move up to the welterweight division after his fight with Lamont Peterson on December 3 in Washington.

Kell Brook tonight gatecrashed the very top of the world rankings and proved he is ready to take on the best. 

undercard results

Scotland’s super-middleweight Kenny Anderson the 2006 Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner looked impressive with a 3rd round stoppage win over Paul Morby as he looks to gate crash the domestic scene.

Morby was caught by a left hook at the end of the 2nd round, but manage to get to his feet has he used the ropes to for help.

Anderson was not going to let his man off the hook and came out for the next round, hunted Morby anbd unleashed a barrage of heavy blows that saw referee Michael Alexander jump in to save Morby from anymore punishment at 1:06 of the round.

It was the Scotsman’s third straight victory since his only professional loss to George Groves in November last year and he will be hoping for a title shot against him or Paul Smith, whoever wins that up coming battle, or he may well seak a crack at James DeGale should he win the European belt this month.

Dale Miles beat Mihaita Mutu KO6

Tommy Ghent beat Nick Coret, Coret retired end of round 2