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Khan: Brook won't get me Mayweather fight

ESPN staff
February 28, 2014
Amir Khan was snubbed by Floyd Mayweather Jr © PA Photos

Amir Khan still hopes to land a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr in the future, but believes a bout against fellow Briton Kell Brook will not get him a clash against the American.

A fight between Mayweather and Khan appeared to be on the cards for May 3 in Las Vegas. However, Mayweather opted instead to take on Marcos Maidana, despite Khan winning a fans' poll ahead of Maidana on who should be Mayweather's next opponent.

Khan expressed his frustrations and disappointment with Mayweather, but promoters Golden Boy say a bout between them is still on.

Khan has now switched his attentions to his next fight, and has dismissed the suggestion by Eddie Hearn - Brook's promoter - that his man should be Khan's opponent, with Hearn claiming the phone had been "red hot" with interest in a potential fight between the two.

There had been reports of Khan being offered a huge sum to fight Brook, but he quickly quashed those rumours.

And Khan could not resist leaving his mark by mocking Brook.

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