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Amir Khan hopes to action Floyd Mayweather in England during the abutting 12 months.
The WBA light-welterweight champion, who defends his appellation adjoin Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas on December 11, thinks the bender would be “massive” if he could actuate ‘Money’ to cantankerous the Atlantic.
“I consistently said I capital a big action in England,” he told the Manchester Evening News.
“I appetite to accompany the big fights aback to this country. The Floyd Mayweather action would be one of those.
“I capital to action Maidana in the UK, but he capital to action in America. It wasn’t my decision, but I apperceive my accurate admirers are over actuality and I will appear aback afterwards this one.
“The Mayweather action could absolutely appear in England.
“After he fought Ricky Hatton he said he capital to action over actuality and I am the alone British fighter of the calibre to booty him on.
“We could accompany it to the UK and it would be massive. That action could ample anywhere.”
Khan, who is currently training with Manny Pacquiao in the Philippines, was ahead affiliated with a approaching bender adjoin European failing best John Murray.
However, his focus is now on a action with Mayweather afterwards acquisition Paulie Malignaggi in his US admission in May.
“In the abutting 12 months I will be accessible to booty on huge names,” said the 23-year-old.
“The better names are in the capacity and that excites me.
“When I went to Freddie Roach, bodies anticipation it would appear overnight, that I’d aback be accessible to action Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
“We put the advancement out about Mayweather because in the abutting 12 months I will be added developed and stronger.
“Also styles accomplish fights. I don’t anticipate Mayweather has anytime fought anyone as fast as me – and with Freddie Roach in my corner, I would be assured angry him.
“People accept apparent how I’ve bigger with my performances.
“For them to be talking about me and adage I should action Mayweather, it shows how far I’ve come.
“The canicule accept gone area bodies are adage I should action John Murray. Now they are putting my name alongside Pacquiao and Mayweather.”
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