Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

It Would Be Dangerous for Khan to Fight Me Now Says Brook

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

It Would Be Dangerous for Khan to Fight Me Now Says Brook

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KELL Brook believes it would be unsafe for Amir Khan to fight him following his devastating knockout defeat to Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.

The Bolton fighter's hopes of capturing the WBC middleweight crown ended in dramatic fashion in Las Vegas when he suffered the third knockout defeat of his professional career.

Khan has since said he will move back down to welterweight, where a much-awaited showdown with Brook, the IBF champion, could take place.

Brook has courted a bout with Khan for some time and took to Twitter to reaffirm his desire to make the encounter happen after Khan's defeat.

But, the unbeaten Brook thinks he possesses similar power to Alvarez and that a clash with Khan would produce the same outcome as Saturday.

"After the defeat this weekend, it won't be safe for him to fight me. …

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