• Light-welterweight

Khan wants to clean up division

ESPN staff
December 22, 2012
Amir Khan was far too good for Carlos Molina © PA Photos

Amir Khan has insisted he has unfinished business at 140lbs before stepping up to welterweight.

Khan got his career back on track with a victory over Carlos Molina earlier in December, which has reignited talk of a rematch with Danny Garcia.

Garcia faces Zab Judah at the start of 2013, which Khan feels will stop them getting together until the second half of the year. It is a fight Khan wants, but he intends to remain active before getting his shot at Garcia and then stepping up to 147lb.

"We all want to see the rematch," Khan told Sky Sports' Ringside." We have put the fight to them, but Garcia has to get Zab Judah out of the way first. I am looking at the end of the year for that fight.

"I don't know what I will do next. I want to be active and I want to be in action before then. I want to stay busy."

When asked if his next fight would be at welterweight, Khan said: "I have unfinished business at light-welterweight. I am not going to leave the 140lb division until I've fought Garcia and got my titles back. Then it will be the right time to move up.

"At the moment I make the 140lb so easy, Virgil [Hunter, trainer] advises me to stay in it.

"Josesito Lopez has been put to me, Victor Ortiz as well. There are so many guys but I will fight anyone they put in front of me."

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