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Amir Khan has forged his own path and now he faces another tough test

If you ask Amir Khan what he considers the most important U.S. fights involving Englishmen, he is quick to put himself right in the middle of that conversation.

Lennox Lewis' knockout of Mike Tyson, Ricky Hatton packing MGM Grand against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao and Khan's own 2011 fight of the year against Marcos Maidana, along with his T-Mobile Arena-opening knockout loss to Canelo Alvarez were also famed British bouts.

Now, at 32, Khan (33-4, 20 KOs) returns to New York to meet

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