Amir Khan is set to face Danny Garcia for the WBC light-welterweight On July 14.
The British boxer had been due to face Lamont Peterson on May 19 in a rematch for the WBA and IBF titles but the American was ruled out a few weeks ago after failing a drugs test.
It now appears, though, that Khan will face Garcia, who is undefeated in 23 pro fights. .
Garcia was scheduled to face mandatory challenger Ajose Olusegun, which is why the WBC has yet to confirm Garcia vs Khan
Khan’s promoter Golden Boy Promotions, hope the WBC crown will be on the line as well as the WBA and IBF titles. It is not yet clear if Peterson will be stripped of his titles, Whether Khan will be handed back his titles or if Khan will fight for the vacant titles.
Writing on his Twitter page Khan said: "Just want to say thank you for all the support and may the best man win on july 14th. Khan Vs Garcia. Mandalay Bay Vegas."
May 22, 2012