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…

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