Amir Khan Calls Out

Amir Khan Calls Out Keith Thurman

Published On April 23, 2017 | By Niall Doran | Boxing News

Amir Khan calls out Keith Thurman for a fight in 2017 and asks the welterweight champion directly for a fight.

Amir Khan calls out ‘One Time’ in a bid to drum up interest in a possible welterweight showdown between the pair this year.

Last night Shawn Porter scored an impressive stoppage win over Andre Berto in New York, setting up a rematch with Keith Thurman.

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However UK boxer Amir Khan has urged Thurman not to bother with the fight and face him instead:

Whether or not Thurman will be interested in the offer remains to be seen.

None of the above fights in theory are difficult to make though. Given all three fighters share the same manager / adviser in boxing power broker Al Haymon.

Khan has been on the hunt for an opponent recently after a potential fight with legendary Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao fell through.

Khan has not fought since May of 2016 when he moved up two weight classes to take on Mexican boxing star Canelo Alvarez at middleweight in Las Vegas.

The result was a highlight reel knockout for 2016:

Full fight via HBO YouTube (hat tip and credit)

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