Kell Brook: Purse for Golovkin fight

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In just one more week, Gennady Golovkin takes on Kell Brook in front of a capacity crowd at the sold-out O2 Arena in London, England.

Middleweight champion vs welterweight champion.

(Image courtesy of Sky Sports)

Some, if not most, believe Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin's natural size and power advantages will be too much for Kell Brook's speed and explosiveness.

Is Brook biting off more than he can chew?

The Brit is risking his perfect record and, perhaps, his career by challenging a bigger champion who may be the sport's most destructive fighter.

Given Brook will be taking a bigger-than-usual risk for this bout, the natural question is: How much is Kell Brook making for the Golovkin fight?

Accordiing to UK Telegraph, Kell's purse will be roughly £3 million (or about $4 million USD) - a career high. But is that his guarantee? Does it include British PPV revenue and other royalities?

Probably not.

It's probably safe to surmise Kell Brook's purse, after royalties, will be £3-3.7 million (or $4-5 million).

Will it be worth it?

According to, Brook's net worth is £7.6 Million (or $10 million USD).


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