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Amir Khan: “A win here would top everything”

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Amir Khan says he will live out a dream in the “last chapter” of his career when he challenges Terence Crawford at New York’s Madison Square Garden, this Saturday (9 p.m. ET).

Amir Khan, one of boxing’s biggest names and an immensely talented fighter, is known for his speed and power as well as a crowd-pleasing style. Khan, who has never lost at welterweight, is an ideal opponent for Crawford, the Welterweight world titleholder and ESPN’s 2017 Fighter of the Year.

Crawford (34-0, 25 KO) is the big favorite against the talented Khan (33-4, 20 KO), who will be looking to shock the world against one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport today, a three-division titleholder in his prime.

To Khan, who never did get potential fights that were talked about with Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather, the bigger the risk, the greater reward.

“I wanted this fight because I wanted to fight the best,” Khan said. “Terence Crawford presented the greatest challenge to me at this point in my career…fighting Terence gives me the opportunity to show I am a pound-for-pound fighter.”

“I am confident I can win this fight because he has never fought anyone like me. I have power, speed and movement, and he has certainly never fought a welterweight like me. I’m not just another number on Crawford’s record.”

As for Crawford, who will be making his second title defense, he said he has one thing on his mind as he continues to make his case that it is he who should be viewed as boxing’s pound-for-pound No. 1.

“I’m just here to seek and destroy,” Crawford said.

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