British stars Khan and Brook in talks about bout

first_imgWe are young MOST READ Kell Brook and Amir Khan. AFP FILE PHOTOSBritish boxing stars Kell Brook and Amir Khan ‘are in talks’ to fight each other in May 2017, according to IBF welterweight world champion Brook’s promoter Eddie Hearn.Both pugilists experienced chastening defeats when they stepped up a weight division to middleweight — Brook’s bout with the outstanding Kazakh Gennady Golovkin being halted in the fifth round and Khan going one round further with Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.ADVERTISEMENT PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND EDITORS’ PICK Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Senators to proceed with review of VFA Khan and Brook, both of whom are 30-years-old, said they would not make that mistake again and reverted to welterweight — though it is not known whether Brook’s world title would be at stake. “There’s a good chance of it (the bout) happening,” Hearn told the BBC.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad Ali“Amir wants it to happen, so does Kell. We want to put a fight on for the fans.“Kell has proved himself. He beat Shawn Porter and had a good fight with Golovkin. The time is right,” added Hearn.center_img Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes View comments Certainly both fighters suggested they were enthusiastic to fight each other — Hearn suggested it could take place in Manchester in ‘Manchester Arena or Old Trafford’ — judging by their tweets on Wednesday.“The 1st man to smash kell brooks face @GGGBoxing (Gennady Golovkin), standing with him (a photograph of Golovkin and Khan) is the next guy to smash Kell Brook’s face,” tweeted Khan, who earlier this year said Brook wasn’t of high enough stature for him to fight.Brook responded in kind.“Glad you’ve woken up from your last KO, I believe our teams are talking. Look forward to sending you back to sleep #Queen Kardashion zZzZzZ,” tweeted Brook.ADVERTISEMENT Retirement ‘could happen’ in 2017, says Nowitzki Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantinelast_img

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