Welterweight British star Amir Khan is finishing up training camp this week as he prepares to take on Chris Algieri this Friday night at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, NY on Spike. Khan is coming off a huge lopsided win over Devon Alexander in December and is looking for another impressive performance this Friday night. Here is some of the things Khan had to say leading up to the fight:
"Algieri is a fighter that has a lot of skills and assets. His range and height give him good advantages against opponents but I believe with my speed, movement and style it will be too much for him.
"Each day me and Virgil Hunter are getting stronger and we have built a really good rapport. It takes time to get that but he understands my style even more now and what works for me so we're only going to keep growing.
"My aim since I was a kid and got into this sport was to be the very best. I fulfilled a dream when I got to the Olympics at 17 and brought back a silver medal. Later I became a world champion and then unified the light-welterweight division. My goal now is to fight the very best at 147 pounds and make my mark on this division too."