With Amir Khan having fought only three times in the last two years, Frank Warren says it's time for Khan to stop waiting around and get to it. Khan has just been named the first mandatory challenger for the winner of Danny Garcia-Robert Guerrero, but Warren has some deals on the table for Khan in the meanwhile.
"(Amir Khan) should consider my offer to him of a fight with Bradley Skeete at welterweight, or if he finds any excess pounds he may have accumulated through his inactivity hard to shed, with our WBO super-welterweight champion Liam Smith," said Warren.
"Khan has wasted almost two years abortively chasing fights against the Money Man and Pacman and has nothing to show for it. Surely he cannot be happy to use up another five months of his career waiting on the (Kell) Brook fight."
Where Khan will decide to go from here is really anyone's guess. If I were to hazard a guess, I say he waits to take on the winner of Garcia-Guerrero by the end of the first quarter of 2016 (with Garcia being the prohibitive favorite to win). This would offer him the chance to win a title belt while vindicating himself against Garcia, while simultaneously satiating his ego and setting up the much talked-about summer fight with Kell Brook, which I presume would be a bigger sell as a unification bout.
Whatever he does decide to do, he needs to do something soon says Warren.
"The danger is that hanging around for so long could well diminish any hunger he has left for the game," he added.
Some might be already wondering if Khan really has any hunger left for the sport.