Amir Khan doubts whether pound-for-pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather Jr will follow through with his promise to quit the sport after his forthcoming fight against Andre Berto.
The manner of former WBO Light-Welterweight Champion Chris Algieri’s only defeat, against Manny Pacquiao, indicates that Amir Khan should very much be classed as favourite come May 29.
Recently returned from the bright lights of Las Vegas, where he defeated former two-weight world champion Devon Alexander, Amir Khan’s return to Bolton brought with it an air of celebrity.
Victory over the former WBC and IBF light welterweight and former IBF welterweight champion could be the key for Khan to unlock the door to even bigger bouts.
Bolton’s boxing superstar Amir Khan claims there’s ‘no truth’ that he was knocked out on numerous occasions by Manny Pacquiao in sparring ahead of his Vegas bout with Devon Alexander.
Former England international hero Andrew Flintoff will play for Lancashire in the NatWest T20 Blast competition – his first outing since quitting the test field at the end of the 2009 Ashes series and then retiring definitively the following year.
‘Lead him a merry dance’: Boxing legend Ricky Hatton backs ring rusty Amir Khan ahead of Collazo return bout
Despite a 12-month lay-off, pride of Bolton Khan is brimming with confidence ahead of his highly anticipated bout against tricky southpaw Luis Collazo
Haymon currently works with pound-for-pound King Floyd Mayweather, three-time world champion Adrien Broner and reigning WBC and WBA light welterweight champion Danny Garcia
Khan will make his welterweight debut on the undercard for Mayweather’s bout against Marcos Maidana at the MGM Arena
‘I want to take his spot’: Bolton’s Amir Khan looks past Luis Collazo as he eyes Floyd Mayweather bout
The former champion will go toe-to-toe with Collazo on Mayweather’s undercard in Las Vegas on May 3
The scheme was is due to take place on May 5 at Chelsea’s state-of-the-art training ground in Cobham