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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Amir Khan's proposed super battle with Manny Pacquiao is off.
That is as indicated by the Filipino's promoter Sway Arum who guaranteed, in spite of just the area of battle left to choose, that arrangements for a standout amongst the most foreseen battles in years are "dead".
The two warriors had declared the arrangement toward the finish of February with a scene in the Unified Bedouin Emirates thought to be the favored choice for both.
In any case, addressing ESPN, Arum uncovered the April 23 standoff is no longer on the cards.
"(Pacquiao's guide) Michael (Koncz) is en route back to meet with Manny yet it's kaddish for the UAE bargain. It's dead," he said.
"I'm conversing with him about another proposition for another battle, not Khan. Khan won't be Manny's next adversary."
Pacquiao, 38, who at present holds the WBO welterweight title, tweeted a month ago: "Arrangements between group Pacquiao and group Khan have settled for the April 23 session as this is the thing that the fans needed."
Khan had tweeted in February: "My group an I have concurred terms with Manny Pacquiao and his group for a super battle #pacquiaokhan #April23rd."
Pacquiao keeps on being prepared by Freddie Cockroach however Khan left the American in September 2012 and is presently under the tutelage of Virgil Seeker.
Khan's last battle in May 2016 was at 155lbs, when he tested Mexico's Saul Alvarez for the WBC middleweight title however lost in six rounds.
He has additionally long talked about battling in the UAE, where he has a southern Asian fanbase, and of his yearning to test himself against either Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather, two of the finest contenders of the current period.
The 30-year-old already stated: "When I fought with Manny he was perilous. They were hard adjusts and I knew then that one day I would battle him. I have been prepared for quite a while