A showdown between Timothy Bradley and Amir Khan for THE RING junior welterweight championship could be announced as soon as next week, Bradley’s co-promoter said.
Alex Camponovo of Thompson Boxing Promotions said all sides have agreed to a deal.
“I hope it can be announced in about a week or 10 days,” he said.
Camponovo said the site of the fight has not been determined, although he expects it to take place in either Las Vegas or at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Bradley (27-0, 11 knockouts) defeated Devon Alexander by a 10th-round technical decision in his last fight, in January. Alexander couldn’t go on after an accidental head butt.
Khan (25-1, 17 KOs) also is coming off a technical-decision victory, in the sixth round over Paul McCloskey on April 16 in Manchester, England. McCloskey suffered a cut above his eye from an accidental head butt.
The fight also would unify three titles. Bradley holds the WBC and WBO 140-pound belts. Khan is the WBA titleholder.