Boxing News At Five | Sep 13 2018

Boxing News at Five: Hearn says Khan makes more money from Brook than Pacquiao, and Price gets Kuzmin next week

Amir Khan is being encouraged to capitalise on the riches from a potential Kell Brook fight, while David Price gets another ticket to the big dance on September 22
Amir Khan v Samuel Vargas

It’s strange to think of Manny Pacquiao ever being the second-best option on the table – any table – yet, where Amir Khan is concerned, it’s probably true.

The former two-weight super-lightweight champion, last seen surviving some rocky spells en route to a win over Samuel Vargas on Saturday (September 8), has long fancied a fight with Pacquiao, for obvious (mostly financial) reasons, but it’s Kell Brook, his British rival, most feel is a more appropriate next opponent for Khan.

Certainly, that’s the view of his promoter, Eddie Hearn. Open to the Pacquiao fight, Hearn is nevertheless determined to push a Khan vs. Brook showdown over the line before the end of the year and wants to do so for a couple of reasons.


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