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Khan Will Urge Haymon To Get Mayweather at Wembley

By Edward Chaykovsky

British star Amir Khan was inspired last Saturday night, as he watch a crowd of 80,000 fans pack London's Wembley Stadium to watch the rematch between super middleweights Carl Froch and George Groves. Khan would like to get Floyd Mayweather Jr., holder of the WBC/WBA welterweight titles, to Wembley.

Khan, who moved up to welterweight last month to capture the WBC silver crown, believes a fight with Mayweather can sell Wembley out. The two fighters share the same adviser in Al Haymon.

"The biggest stage in boxing is the MGM arena [in Las] Vegas, but after that I think it has to be Wembley, it's huge," Khan told BBC Radio 5 Live. "I think everyone talks about the fights at Wembley, now Carl Froch and George Groves have done that here.

"Let's try and force Floyd Mayweather to come to England and fight me here. I am going to try and force that upon Golden Boy Promotions, Al Haymon my manager and adviser and I am going to tell him 'look how big this event here is in Wembley, why can't we do a show like this?

"Khan v Mayweather, I think it would be amazing. We'd sell it out, it's a fight that everyone wants to see, two fighters that everyone knows about so let's get that done. I've had a taste for it now and I'd love to fight in that ring. I'd love to be here it would be great for the British fans."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by D-MiZe on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=moonshineman;14623814]I thought England wouldn't let x-cons into their country.[/QUOTE] Only if they're European...

Comment by moonshineman on 06-04-2014

How can Mayweather get into the U.K. for this fight. I thought England wouldn't let x-cons into their country.

Comment by MC Hammer on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=manoamano;14622214]Next to Canelo, a fight with Khan at Wembly are the only two fights that make sense for Floyd. Oh but wait that means he has to bite his tongue and work with who? OSCAR! Or is he not having…

Comment by micky1971 on 06-04-2014

[QUOTE=UTEP;14621345]I want to see it. Khan didn't look bad at 147 considering he was coming off a year lay off.[/QUOTE]khan is rubbish...get it. also, wtf is with telling us about your "all time faves"??? what are you doing? whats that…

Comment by micky1971 on 06-04-2014

erm no, stars shine...this cunt doesnt..certainly not here in england anyway. maybe in yanksville he does for being a born loser with greed like the man down on the corner shop. this "fight" makes sense? what are you idiots real?…

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