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Kell Brook dubs himself a 'massive threat' to 154-pound division

Brook beat Sergey Rabchenko in Sheffield on Saturday.

Kell Brook v Sergey Rabchenko Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Kell Brook thinks he will prove a “massive threat” to anyone in the junior middleweight division following his second-round stoppage of Sergey Rabchenko in Sheffield on Saturday.

Former IBF welterweight champion Brook stepped up a division for the first time when he took on the Belarusian in his hometown.

The 31-year-old brutally stopped Rabchenko with a barrage of punches , and now says he is putting the junior middleweight champions “on notice”.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Brook said:

"I’m a massive threat. Nobody’s ever done that to Rabchenko. He’s a respected champion and I destroyed him in two round with ease.

”I feel great a few pounds heavier. It’s still new territory. I’m going to get back in the gym, learn again and get comfortable with this weight. I’m going to improve fight after fight.

“I’m putting the champions on notice. I’m here at 154 pounds and I’m excited.”

Following his successful debut at junior middleweight, Brook suggested he is planning to stay at his new weight and has lofty ambitions.

“I’m going to be a two-weight world champion. I’m enjoying this new weight and feeling this strength.

”You get so much out of yourself when you’re not completely killing and draining yourself. When you are coming in healthy, you’ve got bounds of energy and that’s how you should be.

”They might be bigger guys, but you’re also bigger. You’re a hard man to beat if you’re determined and you believe in yourself.”

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