The lengthy-awaited grudge match amongst British rivals and former planet champions Amir Khan and Kell Brook is slated to be announced on Monday.
Promoter Ben Shalom of BOXXER has scheduled press convention for Monday, to formally a “extended-awaited all-British blockbuster” fight.
The fight would be carried by Sky Sports pay out-for each-watch.
“It’s no magic formula, for the previous two months we have been hoping to make Amir Khan in opposition to Kell Brook. I feel it is a battle that each and every boxing lover has preferred to see for several years and a long time and there is been a lot of competitiveness – every promoter has needed it, no issue what’s currently being explained and what is not staying claimed,” Shalom informed Converse Sport.
“I assume we are incredibly, really shut now and ideally we’ll announce that on Monday and it will just take place in February in Manchester. It’s the biggest battle BOXXER have been involved in. Kell Brook fought for a globe title very last 12 months and looked good up until staying stopped by most likely the pound-for-pound king. These men are ages 34, 35 – you just about get that direct comparison to the [Manny] Pacquiao-[Floyd] Mayweather combat.
“These men would however compete particularly properly domestically. I imagine they’re each at a comparable age, similar place in their job, and if the battle does occur, which it appears to be very, incredibly close to be going on now, it’s one thing that I just simply cannot feel we’re associated in.”
Khan (34-5, 21 KOs) has been out of the ring due to the fact July of 2019, when he picked up a stoppage acquire more than previous winner Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia.
And Brook (39-3, 27 KOs) has been out of the ring given that dropping down to welterweight previous November and having knocked out by WBO welterweight winner Terence Crawford.