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Amir Khan and Floyd Mayweather link up in Dubai ahead of Money’s exhibition fight as former rivals become friends

FORMER boxing rivals Amir Khan and Floyd Mayweather have linked up in Dubai ahead of the American’s exhibition bout this weekend.

The 45-year-old faces former sparring partner Don Moore in an eight-round exhibition clash on the HELIPAD outside Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel.

Amir Khan took to social media as he met Floyd Mayweather in Dubai
Mayweather and Khan were all smiles for the camera ahead of the American’s exhibition bout on a helipad

And prior to Mayweather’s outing inside the squared circle, the 1996 Olympic bronze medallist bumped into British icon Khan.

Khan long campaigned for a fight against the 50-0 boxer, but a dust-up between the two never materialised.

The pair showed there is no animosity between them as they were all smiles in their get together.

Taking to social media, Khan shared a clip of him and Mayweather having a friendly chat.

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Talking to the camera, Khan said: “So I’ve just bumped into a champ, what’s going on, come on, what’s happening?”

Smiling, Mayweather stated: “What’s going on Amir?”

To which Khan asked: “Where are you man?”

Mayweather then responded: “We in Dubai.”


A laughing Khan then remarked: “We in Dubai to do that thing.”

The pair then said “nothing but love” to each other in a sign of respect.

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Khan is facing an uncertain future in the sport following his defeat to rival Kell Brook in February.

Brook has since called time on his career, with attention now turning to see whether Khan follows suit.

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