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Khan: If No Pac, There is Garcia, Spence-Porter Winner, Thurman

Last week, Amir Khan announced that a deal had been reached, and contracts were signed, for a huge November fight with Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia.

Within a few hours, Pacquiao and his handlers denied any knowledge of a deal and maintained that they had never discussed a November fight with Khan.

"I was told the contracts between myself and Manny Pacquiao had been signed," Khan explained to Sky Sports News. My advisors told me the fight had been signed so I went on and announced that the fight is signed and hopefully we will be looking at maybe later in the year.

"Then Manny came back and said that fight isn't happening. It's just one of those things. I looked at it and if it's not there for me, then it's not there for me. I had a date on November 8 in Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, I'll be focusing on that but I'd love it to be Manny Pacquiao, if it's not Manny Pacquiao we move on to someone else."

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This past Saturday night, Pacquiao turned back the clock in winning a twelve round decision over Keith Thurman to capture the WBA welterweight title.

Earlier this month, Khan blew away Billy Dib in a one-sided fight in Jeddah to claim the vacant WBC International welterweight strap, which elevated him to a top five position in the rankings.

"The welterweight division in boxing has to be one of the toughest in the world," said Khan.

"I'm still in the top 10 rankings over there in the welterweight division, so I just feel that the likes of Keith Thurman, you've got Shawn Porter who's fighting [Errol] Spence, the winner of that fight is available.

"There's talk about Manny Pacquiao, whether that happens or if that doesn't happen, then a Danny Garcia rematch is another one which could happen. There are some big names out there in the welterweight division that I can make some good fights with and hopefully we can get something signed off in the next couple of weeks."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Curtis Harper on 07-25-2019

''[B]I was told[/B] the contracts between myself and Manny Pacquiao had been signed," Khan explained to Sky Sports News. My advisors told me the fight had been signed so I went on and announced that the fight is signed and…

Comment by Emon723 on 07-24-2019

The best possible welterweight matchups in 2020, inserting Amir Khan's name is the most problematic, he is 3-2 in his last five fights and pathetic in his two losses. Amir talks like he's a big draw.

Comment by EarthPIG_0311 on 07-24-2019

This ****in guy... Too many headshots got you thinking you're still up there. Just shut the **** up and stick to the lower tier guys. That or retire. Either suits me fine

Comment by kavi521 on 07-24-2019

So wait the Pac fight was never signed.... WOW Amir misunderstanding something, reminds me of the snapchat story about his wife.

Comment by BLASTER1 on 07-24-2019

Just fuk off and retire you piece of chit.

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