Although no official announcement has been made, Devon Alexander has reportedly agreed to defend his IBF welterweight title against Britain’s Amir Khan on December 7.
A venue has not yet been confirmed but according to the Daily Mail newsparer, the fight will take place in either Dubai in the United Arab Emirates or the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Speaking to the Mail, Khan,28-3-(19), said: “Golden Boy is waiting to see if Dubai “has the capacity to handle the event.” Khan told the Daily Mail, ‘I do have a lot of fans in the Middle East and especially in the UAE.
“Maybe(Alexander) he does feel that everyone will be against him if we fight in Dubai. But I can assure it will be a fair fight, obviously. If it happens, it will be a global event. They are doing big things in Dubai and UAE and it will be beneficial for all … if we fight in Dubai.”
August 21, 2013