British boxing champion Kell Brook is recovering in hospital after he was stabbed on the Spanish island of Tenerife on Thursday (05Sep14).

The reigning Ibf world welterweight champion, who has been enjoying a vacation with his pregnant girlfriend, was attacked in a bust-up outside an apartment block. He suffered cuts to his arm and a stab wound to the leg.

Brook is recovering in hospital and local police have launched an investigation.

A spokesperson for Spain's Guardia Civil says, "A 28-year-old British man was stabbed at Golf del Sur in San Miguel de Abona. He was stabbed in the left leg and is hospitalised. He lost a lot of blood. There are no arrests at this time and the Guardia Civil are investigating."