Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 August 2014

Amir Khan in no rush to face Floyd Mayweather

Amir Khan

Amir Khan is determined to enter any showdown with Floyd Mayweather as an equal.

Trainer Freddie Roach believes Khan, who stopped Zab Judah inside five rounds on Sunday morning, will be ready to face modern great Mayweather after just one more fight

But the 24-year-old wants to continue establishing his name with two more contests so that when they do meet, he will share top billing.

"We don't want to rush into big fights. I'd fight anyone, I'd even fight Mayweather next," Khan said. "But when I fight him I want to be a big name. I don't just want to fight him as another opponent, I want to be on the same level as him.

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