Amir Khan vs Kell Brook is CONFIRMED for February 19 next year with British stars finally meeting in swansong for ex-world champions
- Boxxer have announced that Amir Khan will fight Kell Brook in February
- It is a British blockbuster which looked like it would never take place
- Amir Khan teased a fight announcement with a post on social media
- It has been confirmed that the British stars will go toe-to-toe on February 19
Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally fight after their February 19 blockbuster was confirmed.
There had been fears that both men may retire without ever having faced each other but Boxxer officially announced the event on Monday morning.
Both men have a huge number of fans and no doubt it will be a sell-out on neutral ground in Manchester.
Amir Khan and Kell Brook went back-and-forth in a heated press conference
Amir Khan will take on his British rival Kell Brook next year on February 19 in Manchester
Brook, like Khan is a former world champion and the pair previously sparred together
Former WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Khan, 34, last fought in July 2019 when a victory over Billy Dib took his record to 34-5 (21 KOs).
Brook, an ex-IBF welterweight title holder, was most recently in action with defeat to WBO champion Terence Crawford in November 2020. The 35-year-old’s record is 39-3 (27 KOs).
Both men addressed the media on Monday afternoon at a press conference held to promote the 2022 fight.
Khan is in the twilight of his career and this could be the best way to bow out if he does