Josh Kelly aiming high and open to meeting Amir Khan in 2019 | Boxing News |

Josh Kelly aiming high and open to meeting Amir Khan in 2019  | Boxing News |

Josh Kelly aiming high and open to meeting Amir Khan in 2019  | Boxing News |

Josh Kelly stopped Walter Fabian Castillo in the first round on Saturday.

Josh Kelly believes a dominant victory over David Avanesyan can rocket him into the world rankings, potentially towards a 2019 clash with Amir Khan.

Having cruised to 8-0 with a scintillating first-round stoppage of Walter Fabian Castillo in Manchester on Saturday, Kelly quickly returns to action on December 8, live on Sky Sports, as he meets former world title challenger Avanesyan at the Sheffield Arena, hoping to set up a blockbuster 2019.

Josh Kelly aiming high and open to meeting Amir Khan in 2019  | Boxing News | Josh Kelly aiming high and open to meeting Amir Khan in 2019  | Boxing News | Going off his last performance [against Samuel Vargas], Khan’s not as good as he once was.

Josh Kelly on Amir Khan

The 24-year old star, trained by Adam Booth, is ready to be tested at the top level and ‘PBK’ has pinpointed Khan, who is currently locked in negotiations with Kell Brook, as a potential future opponent.

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