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Amir Khan Admits Fear He Will Never Get Mayweather

By Luke Furman

British star Amir Khan doesn't deny he's pushing hard to get a fight with WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. Khan fears that a fight with Mayweather will never happen. He failed in securing Mayweather in 2013, and got passed over for Mayweather's return on May 3rd, and because of scheduling issues he likely won't face him until May 2015 at the earliest.

"I think time might be running out. You always fear a little bit that the fight may not happen, but then I think to myself that at least the world knows I wanted it to happen. It’s a fight I really want and if it never happens I’ll be upset because he is the best out there. If he’s not ready or confident then the fight isn’t going to happen. Even if the world says fight Amir Khan next, if he says ‘no’ then it won’t happen," Khan said.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tank17211 on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=Det. Conan;14550291]Floyd Mayweather Jr. = GREAT BOXER Manny Pacquaio = SUPERB FIGHTER Amir Khan = ANNOYING BEGGAR[/QUOTE] I couldnt agree more. Khan is embarrassing himself. Just keep fighting people damn stop whining.

Comment by Rizzyo on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=Box-Office;14552278]So, will be the winner of Porter-Brook (IBF Belt). Porter and Maidana didn't seem too keen on that idea as well. Khan's best option is Porter-Brook winner for the belt or Maidana rematch because he is a proven veteran. Beating…

Comment by Box-Office on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=arraamis;14552244]Don't see why not!!! They're both [B]available[/B] and Thurman will take that fight in a heartbeat -- Don't think Khan is too keen on the idea though .....[/QUOTE] So, will be the winner of Porter-Brook (IBF Belt). Porter and Maidana…

Comment by Rizzyo on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=tokon;14552228]Khan's next fight should be Keith Thurman.[/QUOTE] No. Khan should go after a name, Thurman or Porter would be pointless. Let Floyd fight them since people seem to rate them highly. I want to see him fight Bradley or Rios.…

Comment by arraamis on 05-14-2014

[QUOTE=tokon;14552228]Khan's next fight should be Keith Thurman.[/QUOTE] Don't see why not!!! They're both available and Thurman will take that fight in a heartbeat -- Don't think Khan is too keen on the idea though .....

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