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Amir Khan About To Land Floyd Mayweather Clash

By Edward Chaykovsky

British star Amir Khan is on the verge of landing a lucrative payday against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight will be carried by Showtime Pay-Per-View.

Earlier this week, Mayweather created an official poll for the boxing public to select his next opponent. There were two choices, Khan and WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana.

At first, Maidana had a commanding lead and appeared to be the favorite to win. But slowly, day by day, Khan began to close the gap and eventually took over the leading position.

As of Saturday afternoon, Khan had 54% of the vote and an edge of over 2,600 votes. Hours passed throughout the day, and Khan's lead continued to grow by the thousands. The finish line of the voting is within reach, and Khan is expected to be announced as Mayweather's next opponent.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WilkinsOlajuwon on 02-10-2014

Khan fans would argue that its snows in August. Go away.

Comment by Weebler I on 02-10-2014

[QUOTE=alexguiness;14223323]Khan is a motormouth, he is also [B]desperate for a payday[/B] after his recent displays, FMJ will pick him because he is low risk, and easy money.[/quote] Khan has been offered $5m to fight Brook. [QUOTE]I can't see what Khan…

Comment by lefhooker on 02-10-2014

BOOOOYYYYYYYYYCOTTTTTTTTT!!!!!**** Maywhether and Khan

Comment by 1nonlymre on 02-10-2014

[QUOTE=alexguiness;14223323]I would not be so sure. I think a big domestic fight (Froch vs Groves) would be bigger in terms of UK audience figures than Khan VS FMJ in Vegas. Global figures would be different of course, but no way…

Comment by PAC-BOY on 02-10-2014

[B][SIZE="4"]Told you....Poll would say Maidana....and Floyd will say...[FONT="Georgia"]" THE FANS PICKED KHAN[/FONT]". This guy is a fuking coward.![/SIZE][/B]

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