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If Floyd fancies something special, a Brook fight would sell-out Wembley – Hearn

Phil Jay 22/08/2014

Eddie Hearn has pitched a possible unification this week between his new world champion Kell Brook to the current world number one Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The Matchroom boss guided undefeated Brook to an impressive IBF title win over Shawn Porter in the US last weekend and is keen to secure mega-fights for the newest world title holder in his stable.

With the 147lb division by far the most lucrative of all with the likes of Mayweather and Pacquiao both plying their trade in the ranks, Hearn has said he would have no problem pitting Brook against either in the future.

A fallback clash between Brook and British rival Amir Khan is already being sounded out by Hearn, although the promoter is open to a massive Mayweather encounter, possibly in the UK next year, should ‘Money’ want to fulfil his dream of fighting across the Atlantic.

“There are three champions in the welterweight division, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and Kell Brook. It’s wonderful company and a fight with either of those is a unification fight and a big fight,” Hearn told Sky Sports.

“I think Kell has to establish his profile more in the States, command some more impressive victories, and then definitely in the mix for Floyd Mayweather in 2015. Why not?

“If Floyd fancies something special, I’m sure we wouldn’t have a problem selling out Wembley with that one,” he added.

Mayweather, 37, has his hands full with his forthcoming rematch against Marcos Maidana in September, whilst Brook is hoping to secure a homecoming defence in Sheffield on December 6.

If both come through their respective opponents this year, talks would be possible for a massive two-belt battle in Las Vegas, or as Hearn stated, in front of up to 100,000 fans at Wembley Stadium.

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