Kell Brook accuses Amir Khan of ‘letting the general public down’ by not combating him | Boxing


Kell Brook has accused Amir Khan of “working away once more” and mentioned his fellow Briton and rival has “let the general public down” by refusing to combat him.

Brook, the previous IBF world welterweight champion, and Khan have lengthy been on a collision course, however a combat has but to materialize between the warring duo.

Eddie Hearn, who promotes each fighters, mentioned the pair owe it to the followers to settle their variations in ring after Khan defeated Samuel Vargas in September.

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This weekend, Brook will combat Michael Zerafa in a WBA world super-welterweight eliminator, whereas Khan reportedly is near agreeing to a bout with WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford.

Talking earlier this week, Khan mentioned he believes the Brook showdown will all the time be an possibility, however the Sheffield fighter believes his rival won’t face him.

“I’d have favored to have introduced our combat within the ring and provides followers an early Christmas current,” he advised BBC Sport.

“However it doesn’t appear like it’ll occur. It appears like he has run off once more.

“I’ve executed every little thing in my powers for it to occur. It’s him who has let the general public down — 100 % it is on him.

If the Khan combat doesn’t occur, then Brook could goal a rematch with Errol Spence Jr., who defeated him for the IBF title, or WBC champ Shawn Porter.

Crawford, Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia are different potential targets, and Brook is eyeing the most important names.

“I’m going to go after the large names in America and the fights all of the followers need,” he added

“I’m going to do my factor. I do not want him in any respect. It is only a tick, a grudge match — the years of unhealthy blood from one another.

“It is not the top of the world and I’ll transfer on.

“I’m extra established at welterweight being world champion. I might be searching these guys and the burden above at gentle middleweight.”

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