Amir Khan claims that Manny Pacquiao's team kept in touch about the possibility of an exhibition battle.
Khan was brutally defeatedwhen he settled his rivalry with Kell Brook in February, andannounced his retirement a few months later. A British star recently hit the boxing legendFloyd Mayweather. He claimed to have offered to fight him at a boxing showcase this year.
Khan wanted to face both Pacquiao and Mayweather at the height of his career, so he believes he will receive these offers too late. "Today I got another call about another phone," Khan toldiFLTV."My friend called Freddie Roach," Listen to me wanting to fight right now. Manny didn't win the election, so let's have an exhibition and a proper fight. " received. They wanted to do that in Britain as well.
"But to be honest, all the bulls chasing Mayweather and Pacquiao ****. I'm not going to chase them right now, I'm honest with you I laughed when I heard it because it's probably all b *******, but that was the phone I received today, but I said, "Okay companion is a good guy for Freddie. Please tell me. " The pair sparred at the wildcard gym, but Khan and Pacquiao were both during the tenure of the legendary trainer Roach. -The battle that would have been performed in Abu Dhabi. However, negotiations with Pacquiao collapsed, confirming that the deal was very close to closing before undisclosed issues upset the bid.
The Philippine legendrecently cut his gloves after losing to the welterweight divisionThe world title clashes with Yordenis Ugas to prioritize the presidential elections in his hometown. H But afterwas short as a politician, Pacquiao was more closely linked to his return to the boxing ring.
MP promotion Sean Gibbonshead even showed that Pacquiaomight be interested in a rematch with the legendary enemy Mayweather, but his plans to make a comeback. depends on. Kahn himself previously proposed to hold a lucrative meeting with "money" if his financial needs were met.
"Look, exhibitions always happen," Khan explained. "I met Floyd in Dubai the other day and was excited there. He said," Don't retire, do something, there's something you can do. " Both professional fighters, perhaps it can happen as an exhibition. " It's a little fun to give fans a little entertainment that no one can win. I think boxing has completely changed where many of these fights happen now.