Amir Khan moving up to welterweight
Former unified junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan is moving up to the welterweight division with his next fight shaping up to be an elimination bout for a future opportunity to face pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.
"I think I'll be a lot more comfortable at 147," Khan told ESPN.com. "I've been struggling to make the weight. I've been at 140 for a long time (since mid-2009). So I'll be looking to fight at 147."
Khan's next opponent will now likely be Devon Alexander."I'll ...
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