Kell Brook has called Amir Khan's bluff regarding a potential grudge fight between the pair - telling his British rival: "It's not about money for me."
The calls for Khan to finally settle his long-running feud with Brook have grown stronger in the last few days, but the Bolton fighter insists he has more pressing issues.
While Khan is keen to meet the IBF welterweight champion “one day”, he added he would be keen on a winner-takes-all fight.
Brook, though, is unfazed as he told Sky Sports News HQ: “It’s not about money for me. It’s about everywhere I go, (people asking) ‘when are you going to fight him?’.
“It’s public demand now. I think that he’s getting forced in to this fight if he gets in.”
Brook defended his world title with a four-round demolition job of mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan over the weekend and is supremely confident he could do a similar job on Khan, whose much-maligned chin is still considered to be a major weakness.
“He’s been knocked down to the canvas by super-featherweights in his career,” said Brook.
“He’s fighting a big, strong welterweight in myself who’s a world champion, who’s very confident, who’s never lost, who’s determined to flatten him.
“Don’t get me wrong, Amir Khan is a very, very, very good fighter; very fast hands, most definitely the fastest hands I will have been in with. But the fact is when I connect on his chin, it’s good night Vienna.”
Khan, though, is chasing a showdown with the winner of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao super-fight and told Brook earlier on Tuesday that he would have to wait his turn.
“I’d love to fight Kell Brook because it could be his last fight - I’d give him so much of a beating that it could end up being his last fight,” Khan told Sky Sports.
“Maybe he wants it because he knows that one fight against me will financially secure him for the rest of his life.
“But it’s all about timing. If I’ve got a different route and I want to face the likes of Mayweather or Pacquiao out there; Kell Brook will have to wait.
“It’ll happen one day and if Kell really wants to fight me, I’ll fight him, but the winner takes all. I’ll do a huge bonus because I know he’s going to lose the fight.”
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