Amir Khan is set to hit a jackpot with getting closer to a dream fight date with Pound to Pound king Floyd Mayweather in May 2014, Khan who pulled out of a fight against Devon Alexander now set to land a big pay day plus a career defining fight where he has nothing to lose. official announcement will be made in the next couple of weeks and this fight is expected to gross more than $200 and will be the richest fight involving a british boxer.
Expected Fight Date: 3rd may 2014
This is not confirmed yet but rumours are that showtime who bankrolls both the fighters are eager to put together this fight and make a user of Khan’s british following and the people who want to see him losing. Mayweather indicated in the past that he would like to fight in United Kingdom one time but a fight at Wembley arena is unlikely because of the higher tax rates in UK so we will most likely see the big fight in USA, Los Vegas.
Mayweather vs Khan – Tale of the Tape
Khan vs Mayweather News Updates: Daily Mail Rumour
Uk’s online sports magazine created a stir on 2nd october that Mayweather vs Khan is almost a done deal and for that reason khan pulled out from fighting against Devon Alexander, they also reported that Khan will be going into a extensive training camp under Virgil Hunter which will last for 7 months upto the reported date of the fight which is 3rd May 2014.
They also reported a marketing campaign for the Mayweather vs Khan clash which includes dedicated tv documentries on both Amir Khan and Floyd mayweather leading up to the fight and promotional tours which includes cities in USA, United Kingdom and UAE.
Though that looked more of a far fetched shot and someone from the showtime is igninting these rumours. After that Canelo vs Mayweather bout, head of Showtime Boxing Stephen Espinosa stated that “they are looking into the next figther for floyd Mayweather and he really like to have a fighter with speed and mobility and that is where Khan comes to fold.”
Amir Khan camp deny any fight agreement
Amir Khan’s camp has issues a statement according to which they still are in the process of finalizing a deal to fight Devon Alexander and rubbished any reports of Mayweather fight.
[ We will keep you updated with any news about mayweather's next opponent and where Khan is leading ]