Amir Khan has finally got himself a major fight with Filipino boxer, Manny Pacquiao, next year in Abu Dhabi, after being repeatedly snubbed by Mayweather,

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Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, has arranged the fight between the former training partners. “This kid Amir Khan keeps shooting his mouth off about Manny Pacquiao. I can arrange for Khan to fight Pacquiao.”

As a response, Amir Khan has agreed to the fight as long as it makes financial sense for both him and his superstar opponent-to-be, Pacquiao.


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Khan believes the fight with his Pacquiao will make for a great story since they were both trained by the same trainer, Freddie Roach, and have the same “tremendous hand speed”.

Having lost a major fight against Mayweather in the May Las Vegas bout, Manny Pacquiao is currently on the recovery from the shoulder injury.

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While the location for what Khan claims is going to be “the biggest fight ever” is undecided, it is quite possible that it will be held in Abu Dhabi. With a huge Pakistani, British and Filipino fan base in the city, Bob Arum is quite hopeful for a massive match against the two champions.