Here is a round-up of the best of today’s boxing news…
Amir Khan: I won’t wait for Manny Pacquiao
Khan told talkSPORT’s James Savundra: “I saw what Manny did on the weekend [against Keith Thurman] and looked really good.
“His timing, his work rate, the punch count was very, very high. At the age of 40…
“I’m just gonna still carry on with my career, I’m not gonna wait around and wait for that one big Manny fight.
“It’s happened before to me where I’ve waited for Floyd Mayweather for a year and a half and it never happened.”
David Price calls for Tyson Fury fight after Dave Allen win
Price told Fight Disciples: “It was the first thing I asked when I got the message [from managers MTK Global] this morning, I said, ‘What about Tyson Fury?’
“They were like, ‘He’s got an opponent arranged.’
“See, the thing is with Tyson, I think Tyson would like to give me the opportunity to be in a big fight against him and to make some good dough because I know how he is as a person.
“But they’ve narrowed it down to their opponent who’s gonna get it, it’s nearly done I think and then he’s gonna fight Wilder.”
Chris Eubank reacts to petition for him to be next James Bond
When asked about the petition, Eubank told the Brighton Argus: “I think the petition is brilliant.
“Of course I would love to play Bond.
“In some ways I have always been an actor.
“Ever since I have been in the public eye I have been acting, hoping to entertain.”
Kubrat Pulev kiss case resolved as boxer has suspension lifted
Pulev has had his suspension lifted by the California Commission and can now reapply for his boxing licence after being sanctioned for kissing a female reporter in March.
In May, the California Commission decided to fine Pulev $2,500 and ordered him to attend a sexual harassment course if he wanted to regain his licence.
Having done this, the Bulgarian returned to the commission on Monday and had his suspension removed.
Maxim Dadashev dies aged 28 following stoppage defeat to Subriel Matias
Russian boxer Dadashev has died after suffering serious injuries in his defeat to Matias on Friday night.
The super-lightweight underwent emergency brain surgery and was placed in a medically induced coma, but did not pull through and has passed away four days later.