Mayweather-Pacquiao leaves Kell Brook fight open - Amir Khan

Amir Khan says he believes the proposed 'super-fight' between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will happen, meaning he will face an all-British bout with Kell Brook later in the year.

Former two-time world champion Khan says he was in negotiations to face both Mayweather and Pacquiao, but admits that "as a boxing fan" he cannot argue that a meeting between arguably the two best fighters of their generation is "a better fight".

That leaves the way open for Bolton-born Khan to face IBF welterweight champion Brook after the Sheffield boxer's mandatory title defence in March, with Khan saying it is the fight British boxing fans want to see.

BBC Sport