Advertisement
Advertisement

Amir Khan: Chicken Tim Bradley Was Scared of Losing

WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan has accused Timothy Bradley of chickening out of a unification showdown.

Khan had hoped to face the WBC and WBO title holder Bradley in his next bout - but the American rejected the opportunity despite being presented with a favourable offer.

And the 24-year-old Khan, who now faces IBF champion Zab Judah in Las Vegas on July 23, believes Bradley is more concerned with his career.

"Bradley was given the best deal any opponent of mine could be getting," said Khan.

"I offered him 50% of the UK revenue, which is unheard of, but that's how much I wanted the unification fight.

"He turned that down so we turned the page over and took on Zab Judah for a 45-55 split, even though I think Zab was worth 60-40.

"I would have preferred Bradley to take the number one spot and to win his two titles.

"Maybe that fight could happen in the future, but the same deal will not be on the table.

"He chickened out because he knew he was going to get beaten. And if he got beaten by me, his career would be finished. He doesn't draw big crowds, so his two titles are his saviour.

"If I win them off him, he'll be back on the small shows. Even his world title fights are small shows. He's scared of getting beaten."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tangalog2200 on 06-11-2011

[QUOTE=punchmehard;10674464]Khanbradley Fried Chicken. Smart move by Bradley, emulating Floyd style. If he loses to Khan his stock will definitely go down. Khan has an advantage for the reason that his promoter is bigger than Bradley's. It's Bradley that has more…

Comment by etlux on 06-11-2011

[QUOTE=gauze;10674614]i dont really like the way amir fights. he throws punches weird and super sloppy. very amatuerish. i throw most of my punches straight like im shooting a bow and arrow. but enough about my skills i think it would…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-11-2011

[QUOTE=DoomCity202;10677882]Its crazy how his sht talk about Judah just stopped now that its inked. What does Tim Bradley have to do with anything now? Focus!!!![/QUOTE] He'll be in the light again esp if he sign's to TR..

Comment by DoomCity202 on 06-10-2011

Its crazy how his sht talk about Judah just stopped now that its inked. What does Tim Bradley have to do with anything now? Focus!!!!

Comment by paypayvay on 06-10-2011

[QUOTE=slindee3;10676952]Age has nothing to do with heart. He might fight Prescott again, after he feels he's reached a certain level in his abilities. As of now and the past two years, I believe, and I stress I, that he's afraid…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (62)
Top Headlines Mares: Don't Rule Out Possibility of Cuellar Getting Knocked Out! Deontay Wilder's Handlers Reach Out To Alexander Ustinov Kosei Tanaka Stops Rene Patilano in Six Rounds in Nagoya, Japan Video: Shane Mosley Jr. Reflects on Win, The Future, More Tony Bellew: I'll Face That Bitch David Haye on That Joker Channel! Denis Shafikov, Joel Diaz Jr. To See Action on June 11 in El Monte Tony Bellew Gets Off The Deck, Brutal KO of Makabu For WBC Belt Video: David Avanesyan, Trainer Talk Win Over Shane Mosley Stephen Smith, Sean Dodd, Scott Fitzgerald All Victorious Video: Roberto Duran on Mosley Defeat To Avanesyan David Avanesyan Will Be Ringside To Scout Thurman vs. Porter Callum Smith Stays on Course For Title Shot, Get TKO in Six Ricky Burns Ready For Revenge on Crawford, Broner Showdown Video: Shane Mosley Talks About Loss To David Avanesyan David Price Returns in Style With Quick Knockout Victory Holyfield Believes Anthony Joshua Could Break Marciano's Record Bellew vs. Makabu LIVE Results From Goodison Park Frank Warren Questions Hearn's Position on Joshua vs. Haye James DeGale's Coach Confident: Badou Jack is Tailor-Made For Us Hearn: Eubank is Bigger UK Fight For Golovkin Than Saunders Golovkin's Coach: Only GGG Fight Brings Mayweather 100 Million! Bellew: I'll Fight That Bitch David Haye, He's Degrading Boxing! Photos: Ricky Burns Makes History, Blasts Di Rocco For WBA Belt Bellew vs. Makabu: Sean Dodd Looks To Enter The World Scene Viktor Postol Motivated By Underdog Role Against Crawford Arum: If Mayweather Wants Pacquiao, Let Him Come To Manila Haumono Saw Flaws, Believes He Will Chin Check Joseph Parker Glowacki Hopes To Get Usyk To Poland, Then Wants Lebedev Avanesyan Ends Shane Mosley, Secures Thurman-Porter Shot Vazquez Outpoints Bone, Eyes Future Clash With Adrien Broner Gabe Rosado Not Looking Past Gutierrez To Chavez Jr. Showdown Shane Mosley Jr. Edges Roberto Young With Majority Nod Bermane Stiverne Eager To Step in, Face Deontay Wilder Jonas Sultan Retains His RP Championship With KO in Five Rounds Photos: Verdejo, Diaz Open Workouts Before HUGE Bronx Crowd Roach: Floyd Mayweather Asked Me To Train Conor McGregor Krzysztof Wlodarczyk Beats Down Kai Kurzawa For TKO Win Ricky Burns Becomes Three Division Champion, Stops Di Rocco in 8 Nurse Pounds on Limond For TKO Win, Retains British Title WADA To Meet With AIBA, Shocking Allegations Over Drug Testing
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement