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Amir Khan Decides on 147 Move, Eyes Alexander Shot

By Edward Chaykovsky

Former champion Amir Khan (28-3, 19KOs) is planning to make his move to the welterweight division on December 7th in the United States. Khan is going to be ringside at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City when Devon Alexander defends his IBF welterweight title against Lee Purdy. Khan's younger brother, Haroon, is fighting on the undercard.

“I’m going to have a nice little break now with Ramadan coming up, but once I’ve done all that I’m looking at December 7 – and you’re the first to know that!. It’ll be a step up to 147-pounds and – hopefully – it’ll be for a world title,” Khan told The Bolton News.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Red Cyclone on 05-23-2013

[QUOTE=F!x;13407044]If he beats Alexander he'll get the Mayweather fight straight away..[/QUOTE] Needs to fight Andre Berto first.

Comment by Red Cyclone on 05-23-2013

Don't blame Amir.... On one hand he could fight Danny Garcia a big puncher or Lucas Matthysse a ****ing monster puncher or... he could go upto 147 and fight Malinaggi 2.0.

Comment by F!x on 05-23-2013

[QUOTE=LacedUp;13376096]He'll probably beat Alexander, then move back down. Don't see him taking on some of the big guys at 147. He might squeeze in a berto fight and get an automatic shot at Floyd.[/QUOTE] If he beats Alexander he'll get…

Comment by KJB on 05-17-2013

[QUOTE=El Angel;13375929]I have no idea who I'll root for in Khan-Alexander :dunno:[/QUOTE] Haha! Right? I have to admit I'll root for Khan, can't stand Alexander, boring as hell country bumkin. That said, career wise, this is the smartest move for…

Comment by puga on 05-16-2013

this is a good winnable fight for khan..team khan should push for it if he wants to be relevant....IMO

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