Amir Khan has dig at Donald Trump ahead of Canelo Alvarez showdown

Amir Khan and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez
Image: Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez meet for the Mexican's WBC middleweight title on Saturday

Amir Khan used the final press conference ahead of Saturday's world title fight with Canelo Alvarez to have a dig at Donald Trump.

This weekend's WBC middleweight contest in Las Vegas pits British Muslim Khan against Mexican champion Alvarez.

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Amir Khan has praised the support he's received from British fans in Las Vegas ahead of WBC middleweight title fight with Saul Alvarez

United States presidential hopeful Trump has claimed he will build a wall along the Mexican-American border if elected, while the billionaire last year called for a temporary "total and complete" ban on Muslims entering the country.

Khan took to the podium and joked to the assembled media: "You never know - this could be the last fight here for me and Canelo if Donald Trump becomes president!"

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Khan arrives in Las Vegas ahead of his title fight against Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez

The challenger's playful comment was a rare highlight of a subdued final press call as the two fighters maintained a respectfully confident tone ahead of fight night.

Khan is jumping two weight divisions for a first world title fight since he was stopped by Danny Garcia almost four years ago, but he said: "You'll see the best Amir Khan.

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"Canelo's a tough guy, but we're going to be ready. He's a credit to boxing, but it's my time and I'm going to grab it with both hands."

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Alvarez said: "I know what Amir Khan brings - he's fast, tricky and elusive. I'm confident with the work I've done I can go in there and break this down."

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