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Amir Khan wants to face Adrien Broner next after explosive comeback

Kell Brook reveals his preferred next opponent and it isn't Kell Brook
Amir Khan knocked out Phil Lo Greco on his comeback (Picture: Getty)

Amir Khan has revealed he wants to fight Adrien Broner next if the American gets past Jesse Vargas.

Broner and Vargas goe toe-to-toe on Saturday night in America and Khan confirmed he would be watching that fight closely.

Khan was speaking just a few hours after his comeback to the ring, on a night where he stopped Phil Lo Greco inside 40 seconds in Liverpool.

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Kell Brook was straight in the ring after Khans victory in Liverpool confronting his old rival, but it seems Khan is more focused on continuing his assault on a welterweight title shot.

Id like to fight Broner, Khan said in the post-fight press conference.

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It would be nice to see the winner of Broner-Vargas. I think that would be a good fight at 147.

Kell Brook reveals his preferred next opponent and it isn't Kell Brook
Adrien Broner fights on Saturday (Picture: Getty)
Kell Brook reveals his preferred next opponent and it isn't Kell Brook
Broner faces Jesse Vargas (Picture: Getty)

Khan insisted inside the ring that it was Brook that was blocking the fight from happening.

Brook moved up to 154 pounds this year after losing his IBF welterweight strap to Errol Spence Jr last summer.

And it seems Brooks move up in weight has Khan thinking it would make more sense for him to stay at welterweight.

Kell Brook reveals his preferred next opponent and it isn't Kell Brook
Kell Brook confronted Khan after his win (Picture: Getty)
Boxing - Amir Khan v Phil Lo Greco - Echo Arena, Liverpool, Britain - April 21, 2018 Amir Khan celebrates after winning the fight Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge
(Picture: Reuters)

He said: Kells a good fighter. Hes a 154, Im still campaigning at 147.

When I sit down with Eddie well know what moves to make.

Maybe at a catchweight. Im not running scared. My performance proves it. Id not one of those fighters that would ever be scared of anyone.

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