Brook stops Dan after 4 rounds to keep IBF welterweight belt

SHEFFIELD, England (AP) Kell Brook won his first defense of the IBF welterweight belt when mandatory and outclassed challenger Jo Jo Dan retired after their fourth round and four knockdowns on Saturday.

Brook, who won the belt from Shawn Porter in August, remained unbeaten after his 23rd knockout win in 34 fights.

Only six months ago, the British boxer was attacked on holiday in Tenerife, stabbed in the thigh with a machete by an assailant yet to be caught. He needed 60 stitches.

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