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Amir Khan to face Paul McCloskey

Updated: February 5, 2011, 11:25 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan, perhaps one fight away from the biggest fight in the 140-pound division against unified titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr., will fight in his native England for the first time in more than a year when he meets Paul McCloskey at the MEN Arena in Manchester on April 16.

"I am delighted that this fight has finally been put together following some tough negotiations," Khan said in a statement Saturday. "This is a matchup the British public want to see and ...

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