Eddie hearn, boxing promoter, announced that there were already negotiations for a fight between Manny pacquiao and Amir khan, but this could no longer take place due to the withdrawal of the Filipino.
“I was in conversations with Amir (Khan) to make the fight of Manny pacquiao about four weeks ago with Sean Gibbons“, said Hearn in interview for IFL TV. “This was before he made the decision to retire and we had that fight in great shape, ready to start in Dubai.”
Definitely, Hearn He noted that this fight excited him a lot, so now he will have to find a rival to the British boxer of Pakistani descent.
“That was the fight that interested me (against Pacquiao), now I want to Amir khan against Conor bennHe explained.
It should be remembered that PacMan cHe forgot the gloves to dedicate himself fully to politics and be the candidate of his party to run for the presidential elections and it was the first of October when he officially presented his candidacy.
“My priority is to resolve the pandemic so that we can propel the economy toward recovery,” he said.
Eddie Hearn talks about Amir Khan’s likely rival
Former Light Welterweight Champion Khan, 34, stated that he has not yet agreed with Kell brook at what weight the fight will be played. To which the promoter Eddie hearn commented on it.
“You have two guys sitting at home saying how we make the most money possible,” he said. “Neither of them wants her (the fight) more, especially Kell“, argument.