Amir Khan Admits He’s Out of His Prime but Promises to Knock Out Kell Brook Early

Published 03/30/2021, 1:00 PM EDT


The boxing kingpin from the UK, Amir Khan, has expressed his inquisitiveness to fight his foe Kell Brook again. Khan hasn’t stepped inside the ring past two years but now he is adamant about returning and touching gloves with ‘The Special One’.

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Khan recently spoke to Talksport on his return and the Kell Brook matchup.

He said, “Me and Kell are probably past our best, I’ll be honest. But at the same time, we’re both around the same age. I think it’d be a good fight between us to see still who the #1 is in Britain… I knock out Kell Brook in under six rounds.” (h/t Michael Benson)

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 03: Amir Khan celebrates his unanimous-decision victory over Luis Collazo after their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Khan has fought in enormous weight classes and left a considerable mark in every division he’s stepped in. In his above comments, ‘King Khan’ cleared that he and Brook have unquestionably passed their prime. But he still firmly believes he has all the audacities to knock ‘The Special One’ out cold.

‘King Khan’ last fought Billy Dib for the WBC international welterweight title. Here he T/KO’ed the latter in Round 4 of the fight.

Ever since then, Khan has stayed out of action, but now it looks like he’s hungry to prove his mettle once again in the sport.

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Amir Khan vs Kell Brook – is it an ideal fight to make?

Khan and Brook rank among the most stout boxers to come out of the UK. Both of them have taken on the bigwigs of their division and have gained a gigantic experience with the same.

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 08: Kell Brook celebrates victory with the WBO Intercontiental Super-Welterweight belt after the WBO Intercontiental Super-Welterweight Title Fight between Kell Brook and Mark DeLuca at FlyDSA Arena on February 08, 2020 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

They aren’t currently lined up to face anyone. That said, this is just the ideal time to make the duo collide with each other.

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Both adopt an offensive approach and have crushing power to floor their opponents. Furthermore, this fight will determine who the best pugilist from the UK.

Their promotions need to sit and iron out all the possibilities for this clash.

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What do you draw off Khan’s aforementioned comments? Can he knock Kell Brook out?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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