CARSON Jones is determined to continue to “get under the skin” of Sheffield opponent Kell Brook, before the pair collide at the Arena on July 7.
The American welterweight appears to be determined to win the mind-games before the world title eliminator.
At a recent press conference, Grenoside’s unbeaten puncher, Brook, admitted: “He’s very brash and has a lot to say, and he’s got under my skin if I’m honest.”
That irritation looks likely to continue, with Jones now claiming the Sheffielder has little punching power.
“I don’t see Brook more than being a boxer, not a good puncher,” Jones told the Leave-It-In-The-Ring website.
“I have been in with hard punchers ... real people that can crack so I don’t consider Brook as hard a puncher.”
Jones chose not to point out Brook has a superior KO average to his. And he glossed over the fact that he has eight losses on his record, while the Englishman is undefeated.
Of fighting in Sheffield, the American said: “I don’t get nervous. The crowd won’t bother me. It’s his home town he has to worry about. I am coming home (to the USA), he has to live there.”