Recent hall-of-fame inductee, Carl Froch, has praised Kell Brook for his dominant win over rival Amir Khan back in February.
The fight came too late in both men’s careers, but there was a clear winner on the night. Khan was second best, showing little punch resistance from the hard shots he was receiving throughout the fight.
The bout was stopped in the sixth round, with the referee waiving the action off as Brook cemented one of the most satisfying nights of his career against his long-time nemesis.
Since the fight, both Brook and Khan have retired from the sport, although the former continues to flirt with a return.
On a video looking back on the fight, former super-middleweight champion Froch commented with a dig at Khan, labelling him ‘Bambi’, whilst congratulating Brook on a fairy tale ending to his career.
“Probably the best beatdown I’ve seen live. Bambi Khan crumbled in round one then ended up getting saved by the sympathetic ref. Great to see Kell sign out with a big payday, after what must have been such a satisfying win for him. I’ve been there so I know what I am talking about.”
This is the second time that the 45-year-old has called the Bolton-man ‘Bambi’ – the first comment drawing a response from Khan’s wife, Faryal Makhdoom.
Makhdoom questioned if Froch was simply jealous of Khan for making more money than him and admitted that she cannot stand the British boxing legend.
Both Brook and Froch retired with victories over their rivals on the big stage – George Groves in Froch’s case – but Eddie Hearn has tipped Brook to make a comeback.
There’s undoubtedly some domestic scraps left for the Sheffield man, with Liam Smith, Conor Benn or Chris Eubank Jr always in the mix.