The two don't like each other, that much is certain. ________________________________________________________________________________ IBF world welterweight champion Kell Brook defends his title in a mandatory hometown title defense against Canadian Kevin Bizier on March 26th in Sheffield, but a grudge match and summer stadium fight with long time rival Amir Khan is what he craves. Speaking in an interview with Kugan Cassius…
Kell Brook Sends Thoughtful Birthday Tweet To Amir Khan
Who said boxers don’t remember each others birthdays? Well, Kell Brook remembered fellow rival Amir Khan’s yesterday, and took it as an opportunity to send him a quick reminder.
The two are long standing competitors who have yet to face one another in the ring. However talks lately have looked more positive than ever before, with a possible fight in 2016 potentially on the cards.
Reigning IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook sent this birthday tweet to Khan yesterday:
No doubt Khan had a chuckle to himself when he saw this, amid any birthday celebrations he may have been having.
The two have been linked together in a potential showdown for a number of years now, with different obstacles in the way in the past from purse splits to other fight opportunities cropping up, to other reasons (from both sides).
It looks like all paths are clear for negotiations to open up once again in the coming months though, and judging from positive sentiment expressed by Eddie Hearn in recent reports, it may very well come to fruition next year.
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