Kevin Mitchell is fast becoming a name on the tip of people’s tongues and with his win over Bredis Prescott last time out, is heading in the direction of the world’s best lightweights as well as WBA light-welterweight champion and fellow British boxer Amir Khan.
“It would be a highly marketable fight and a massive money generator for the pair of us but I don’t think it’s on because he doesn’t fancy it.
“There’s too much to lose for him. There are easier fights out there for the same sort of money where he knows he’s not going to be in trouble.”
Mitchell was promoting the fight in his local pie and mash shop in London today but admitted trainer Jimmy Tibbs has ruled the delicacy strictly off limits until after fight night.
“I love my pie and mash but I’ve not been able to eat it for ages,” he said.
“I’ll get the fight out the way and next week I’ll have a bit of pie and mash and pop down the pub for a couple of beers.”
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