By Edward Chaykovsky
Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) has said that he's willing to face IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (34-0, 25KOs) in 2016, but claims his domestic rival has gone quiet after issuing repeated challenges for the last year.
Khan is going to return in the fall. He says his return is likely going to be carried by Premier Boxing Champions. A meeting with his manager/adviser Al Haymon will take place in the coming weeks to figure out the opponent.
Khan says he is open to facing Danny Garcia and Lamont Peteron in rematches and a title clash with WBA 'regular' champion Keith Thurman. He was last in action back in May when he won a twelve round decision over Chris Algieri.
Brook is going to return in the fall as well, tentatively on October 24th, with former WBA interim-champion Diego Chaves as the current frontrunner to face him. Brook was in action twice this year already, knocking out Jo Jo Dan and Frankie Gavin.
"I’ve even said ‘yes, let’s have the fight’. Now you see Kell Brook, he’s gone quiet, not saying much,” Khan told Dubai Eye 103.8.