Trainer Dominic Ingle has given an update regarding Kell Brook following the former IBF world welterweight champion's public expose and apology for cocaine use. A story from earlier this year revealed the Sheffield native taking cocaine whilst being filmed, ultimately making the national tabloid press and causing social media concern to his supporters. Kell admitted that he has been struggling with retirement following his win against career-long rival Amir Khan in February last year.
Last month, Ben Shalom of Boxxer indicated that he wanted to see Kell Brook fight again and believes that will happen after discussions with Brook.
Dominic Ingle, who has trained Kell virtually for all of his professional career, spoke to Boxing King Media and confirmed that Kell is back training firstly in Fuerteventura and most recently with Dominic in the famous Wincobank gym of the Ingle family.
"He's got a Villa in Fuerteventura. He's been out there for the last six weeks. He is getting himself away from the media and tidying up his act. He's been training every day, and we've got a gym out there with Adam Bailey.
"Kell has come back in a good state. He came in here (Ingle gym) the other day, did some training, did a bit of sparring and did a bit of pad work. He's been doing a bit of running. We've all just been out for a coffee this morning (March 7th) with Greg Marriott, Kid Galahad, and me. We laughed together."
Dominic also suggests that Kell is in discussions to participate in a documentary regarding his mental health and boxing. However, nothing has been confirmed regarding that possibility. Kell has been talking about taking a fight to Dominic but has undertaken medical checks, according to Dominic and then will evaluate the situation together.
"He is talking (Kell) about having a fight, but he has been out for a year. It's probably not been the best year of his life, either. He has been for some medical checks and will get his medical report back in a few days. We will look through the results and see where he is. He has been training and will be coming to the gym to continue training."