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Khan: Brook Doesn't Have The Bottle To Face Porter

By Edward Chaykosvky

WBC silver welterweight champion Amir Khan has continued to guarantee that his domestic rival, Kell Brook (32-0), will back away from a mandatory fight with undefeated IBF 147-pound champion Shawn Porter (24-0).

The fight has been ordered by the IBF, with a July date being rumored as the target for the fight, but Khan doesn't expect it to happen. He thinks Brook will continue to fight domestically, while Porter moves on with another opponent whop is highly ranked with the IBF.

"I don't think Kell has got the bottle to take a big fight like that - he's always been all talk when it comes to the big fights," Khan said to BBC Sport. "Some fighters are like that."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tokon on 05-14-2014

porter, khan, thurman, etc. . . . imo, and based on PRESENT resumes, the only one with anything to get next shot at floyd after the maidana rematch in september is Porter as (at least for now) he has a…

Comment by tokon on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=DonSimon87;14550753]If Brook beats Porter he already eclipses any of Amir's achievements and also would put Khan in a position to have a big domestic showdown with Brook. Khan does not want Brook to take this fight and WIN. Believe me.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by New England on 05-14-2014

porter would knock khan's head off of his shoulders. his neck isn't [I][B]that[/B][/I] elite.

Comment by New England on 05-14-2014

neever do i. ehrm... me chun.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=Det. Conan;14550867]What the heck are you saying? Brook is the Ring's #5 WW while Khan is @ #9. Khan should fight Brook first to earn a shot to fight Floyd and besides he should fight him rather than the Bum…

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