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Bolton Boxer Amir Khan has released a prank video in his attempts to get Floyd Mayweather to fight him next.
The video was shot by the fighting equipment company RDX Sports, it shows Khan getting interviewed wearing a Mayweather mask and claiming that the pound-for-pond king is scared of fighting him. The video also shows Khan fighting off a crowd of 'fake Mayweathers'.
Earlier this week he gave the american champion a five-day deadline to accept his challenge. Mayweather has until tomorrow to respond but speculations are growing that his next fight will be against Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.
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My fight shorts for Saturday night, being an exclusive member of @24kt1000 they made me the special 24 carat gold material for the waistband and Fight Label put the shorts together
Bolton boxer Amir Khan will be wearing shorts with 24-carat gold thread when he takes on two-time world champion Devon Alexander.
The shorts are reported to be worth around £20,000 and are made of white nappa leather, silk and feature a waistband made of the gold thread.
The welterweight fight will take place at the MGM Grand tomorrow night.
The winner could go on to fight the undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather Jnr.
Amir Khan's plans to travel to America this weekend have been halted after his visa application was declined.
The 27-year-old was due to fly to Las Vegas to attend Floyd Mayweather's fight with Marcos Maidana on Saturday, and had used his Twitter account to advertise promotional duties he would be carrying out while there.
His bid to do was thwarted, though, with the welterweight saying his visa application had been declined.
Khan wrote on Twitter: "Visa to America was declined after I had it approved a week ago. Was looking forward to the fight. Means I'm still in England."
It was reported that Khan had asked Prime Minister David Cameron for assistance.
Khan has had difficulties traveling to America before. In 2010 he had to train in Canada after visa delays, while in 2011 he claimed he was held in Los Angeles customs for over two hours because he is a Muslim.
The Bolton fighter is eager to be present at Mayweather's rematch with Maidana, as he attempts to persuade the world's number-one pound-for-pounder boxer to give him a 2015 fight.