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Kell Brook vs. Devon Alexander pushed back to March 2?

Brook, Alexander pushed back to March?
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Kell Brook will now challenge Devon Alexander for the world welterweight title on Saturday March 2 after suffering an ankle injury in training, according to reports.

Kell Brook's world-title shot against Devon Alexander has reportedly been pushed back to March after Brook suffered an injury in training.

Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn revealed on Wednesday that Brook had sustained an ankle problem and he would talk to Golden Boy Promotions to get the fight rescheduled.

Hearn originally requested a three to four-week delay with a target of February to get the match made.

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Brook will have an extra six weeks to prepare, with the bout now tabled for Saturday, March 2.

The original card, set for January 19 in LA, will go ahead with a new headline bout between Lucas Matthysse and Hank Lundy.

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Monday's key events

· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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