Khan: I Want To Bring Mayweather Fight To Wembley
Amir Khan believes a mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr at Wembley Stadium could happen within the next 12 months.
The WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion recently recorded a dominant knockout victory against Zab Judah and is already planning the next move in his career.
Lamont Peterson is now his mandatory challenger for the IBF belt, while the British fighter has also been mooted to face the winner of September's clash between Jorge Barrios and Erik Morales.
But Khan admits that his ultimate goal is to go up against undefeated pound-for-pound superstar Mayweather and believes he can lure the American to fight him at a sold out Wembley.
"I think every young fighter wants to fight the best out there and in this era Floyd is the best along with Manny Pacquiao," Khan told Sky Sports News HD.
"I can't fight Manny because we train together and we're good friends but Floyd is a possibility, Floyd is a fight that - in the next 12 months - could happen.
"And to bring that fight to the UK - Floyd has said that he would want to fight in Wembley Stadium - what a huge fight that would be.
"I'm sure with someone like Floyd and myself, it would be a sell-out."
The 24-year-old hopes to fight once more in the light-welterweight division before moving up to welterweight, where he says there are a wealth of world class fighters to test himself against.
Khan added: "I think there's only one more fight (for me) in this division, because it is so hard for me to get fights at 140 pounds.
"So we'll take this one fight, then we'll move to 147lbs where there are more challengers.
"We are going in the right direction, I've got (trainer) Freddie (Roach) and my team who are advising me, I just want to keep active and stay busy."
[QUOTE=BlackKobra555;10937007]Will Khan agree to Random Blood, Urine, and Hair Testing? If yes, what are his thoughts on why is partner, Pac Man did not agree? I believe there should be "Mandatory Random Blood, Urine, and Hair" Testing handled by an…Comment by whatismyname on 08-03-2011
I don't know how any of you internet heros can badmouth floyd or Khan on this. Alot of credit to both of these warriors if they step up to the plate, like both of them have indicated they will do.…Comment by BlackKobra555 on 08-03-2011
Will Khan agree to Random Blood, Urine, and Hair Testing? If yes, what are his thoughts on why is partner, Pac Man did not agree? I believe there should be "Mandatory Random Blood, Urine, and Hair" Testing handled by an…Comment by chiguy91 on 08-02-2011
[QUOTE=Clegg;10934241]This guy spends more time talking about Floyd than all of NSB combined.[/QUOTE] :lol1: :lol1: , yeah i've seen like 5 articles with titles including mayweather and khan's name that honestly is saying the same thing over and over....Comment by talz on 08-02-2011
If this fight is in Wembley UK then you will see me ringside, rocking an expensive suit complemented with some Ray-Ban shades. Can't wait for this, fingers crossed!Post a Comment/View More User Comments (42)