Amir Khan v Kell Brook

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Editor Matt Christie advocates Amir Khan v Kell Brook  – in this week’s issue of Boxing News magazine, out on our app and in stores on Thursday (January 7).

IF ever there was a time for Amir Khan to agree to fight Kell Brook, it is 2016. With his latest big-name target Manny Pacquiao delivering a telling snub to the Englishman by choosing to go over old ground against Timothy Bradley, Khan’s options are fading fast. Should Khan resist the lure of this mighty domestic showdown, his credibility will take a hit that will be hard to come back from. While his countrymen turned in a stellar 2015, the Bolton star endured a frustrating year largely spent on the sidelines.

TO READ THE FULL COLUMN, INCLUDING VIRGIL HUNTER’S VIEWS, DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EDITION OF BOXING NEWS MAGAZINE HERE NOW OR BUY IT FROM STORES ON THURSDAY (January 7).