Amir Khan has despatched a constructive message of encouragement to his previous rival Kell Brook forward of the Sheffield man’s struggle with Terence Crawford subsequent weekend.
America’s pound-for-pound star efficiently defended his WBO welterweight title towards Khan final yr, stopping him in spherical six.
Now, Brook is ready to problem Crawford and is an enormous underdog.
The 2 Brits have been rivals for the previous decade, although by no means settled their variations within the ring.
Brook just lately fired an insult in Khan’s route concerning Amir’s controversial low-blow stoppage defeat to Crawford.
He instructed Sky: “I’ll give it my all, I received’t be in search of no approach out.”
Slightly than reply bitterly, Khan instructed Seconds Out: “I do know he’s obtained his palms full towards Terence Crawford.
“I want him nothing however the very best, I want Kell all the perfect, go on the market and put a cease to his reign. And he can do this.
“Kell’s an excellent fighter and I’ve at all times revered him.
“Look, as a Brit, we’ve to help our personal fighters and we’ve to help one another.
“Despite the fact that we’ve not regarded eye to eye for a few years, finish of the day, I’m gonna be rooting for him.”