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Amir Khan continues to lobby for Floyd Mayweather fight

Khan, in true Khan fashion, says he’s never been outboxed before.

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Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Amir Khan, who is still riding a year-and-a-half long layoff after getting comatosed by Canelo Alvarez in May 2016, says he’s ready to get back in action. And he’s once again looking at Floyd Mayweather. In a series of tweets Khan posted yesterday, he says that he would give Floyd problems like he’s never seen before because he’s supposedly incapable of getting outboxed. Knocked the f*ck out, yes, but not outboxed.

Now, look, Khan does have high-level boxing skills, but coming off a highlight reel knockout loss to someone Floyd Mayweather dominated a few years back isn’t exactly the best selling point for a fight with Floyd. Could Khan pose some problems for Floyd with his speed and length? Maybe. But is it a fight anyone is clamoring for at this point in their respective careers? Most certainly not.

For someone who consistently shuns Kell Brook by saying he’s an undeserving opponent, Khan may need to take a long look in the mirror. And speaking of Kell Brook, he chimed in himself to respond to Khan’s Mayweather talk.

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