I read them both in order and I see the Brook Sr (already forgotten his actual name) article seems more balanced than the FW one which doesn't accept any responsibility whatsoever for Brook's stalled career. Team Brook were quite right not to be satisfied with half-promises of a title shot in a different weight class, the move to Matchroom was the right one.As far as the postmortem on Brooks career why it turned out the way it did.the following 2 articles from nearly a decade ago by Terence Dooley at the boxing scene offer insight.
Promoter Warrens frustration at Brooks manager dad and his turning down fights against likes of Miguel Cotto and Cornelius Bundrage. And Brooks dads response. Make up your own mind.
Promoter Frank Warren reached out to BoxingScene.com to put across his views on Kell Brook's move to Matchroom Sport. Matchroom's Eddie Hearn told me earlier this week that, “Kell definitely needs a challenge”, which prompted Warren to defend his handling of Kell, placing the blame for periods...www.boxingscene.com
Kell Brook’s father and representative, Terry Thompson, has come out fighting in light of claims made by Brook’s former promoter Frank Warren. Warren told me that Special K’s move to Matchroom came after Frank Warren Promotions had decided not to work with the Sheffield contender anymore.www.boxingscene.com
The Brook Sr article makes reference to the Special K nickname Brook used to wear, I remember that becoming the Special One later on but never heard the official reason for that, I'd always assumed Kellogs had sent a cease and desist letter to Brook, do you know if that's right or what the background is? Just out of curiosity as I've never been able to find out for sure the reason