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SportAmir Khan finalises deal to challenge pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford for WBO world title - which will see him pocket less than he would have got for facing rival Kell Brook

05:30  12 january  2019
05:30  12 january  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Former world super-lightweight king Amir Khan is mulling over a Former world super-lightweight king Amir Khan is mulling over a multi-million- pound offer to challenge Terence Crawford in the USA. If he declines, Collazo will get the nod in his place and the Brook fight would open up again.

Amir Khan 's ambitious challenge to pound - for - pound star Terence Crawford could be signed and finalised as Khan is opting for greater challenge and smaller purse than bout with Kell Brook . His record stands at 34 wins from 34 fights with 25 knockouts and world titles at lightweight and

Amir Khan finalises deal to challenge pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford for WBO world title - which will see him pocket less than he would have got for facing rival Kell Brook © getty Amir Khan will fight pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford on April 20 after signing contracts on Friday. Amir Khan will fight pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford on April 20 after signing contracts on Friday.

Sportsmail reported on Thursday that a deal was imminent and a formal announcement of Khan's challenge for Crawford's WBO welterweight title will be made in London on Tuesday. It is expected that the fight will be in New York.

Khan will attend a press conference in the capital before immediately flying out to the US to start a training camp.

Amir Khan finalises deal to challenge pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford for WBO world title - which will see him pocket less than he would have got for facing rival Kell Brook © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Amir Khan has agreed a deal to fight Terence Crawford for the WBO world title on April 20 The fight will net the 32-year-old in the region of £4millon - less than he would have received for facing his long-time British rival Kell Brook.

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Terence Allan Crawford (born September 28, 1987) is an American professional boxer. He is a world champion in three weight classes, having held the WBO welterweight title since June 2018

AMIR KHAN is set to snub Kell Brook AGAIN to take on the undefeated American Terence Crawford . Khan looked set to face Brook - a rival he has been feuding with for six years. But Khan , 31, admitted he not may wait for Brook and instead lock horns with pound - for - pound star

Amir Khan finalises deal to challenge pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford for WBO world title - which will see him pocket less than he would have got for facing rival Kell Brook © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 32-year-old Brit is expected to face pound-for-pound star Crawford in New York By launching this ambitious assault on Crawford, he is going up against one of the leading fighters in the world at any weight, with the American's record standing at 34 wins from 34 fights with 25 knockouts and world titles at lightweight and light-welterweight, in which he held all four major belts.

Khan, who last held a world title in 2012, will fight in the US for the first time since his knockout loss against Canelo Alvarez in May 2016.

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