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Amir Khan Expects a Big Power Push at Welterweight

By Edward Chaykovsky

Former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan (28-3, 19KOs) feels confident that his move to the welterweight division will generate an explosion of power and strength. Talks are ongoing for Khan to make his welterweight debut in the co-featured spot on the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana undercard on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The opponent being discussed is former welterweight champion Luis Collazo.

"I've already moved up to 147lbs. Weight making can affect a fighter, I was killing myself to make weight [at 140lbs], going back to the Zab Judah fight when I was first having problems. I think now being at 1477-pounds its only going to make me stronger, more healthier and happier when I go into a fight. The speed's gonna be there, the power, and the hunger as well. I won't be tired or weak, so I'm excited. The future holds a lot of things for me," Khan told Ringside.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bushbaby on 03-23-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14353679]Khan is a joke,fast hands and thats it,terrible clumsy foot work, no accuracy and a sh1t chin[/QUOTE] Yeouch :lol1: That was brutal. But sometimes the truth can be just that!!

Comment by Box-Office on 03-22-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14353679]Khan is a joke,fast hands and thats it,terrible clumsy foot work, no accuracy and a sh1t chin[/QUOTE] Yet your boy is fighting his leftovers. Name me any other fighter with Khan's chin who got this far?

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 03-22-2014

khan can't fight going back. he starts off quick but that's about it. he may have fast hands but his stamina ain't that good. even with headgear, khan losses to collazo [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by larryxxx... on 03-22-2014

Khan is a joke,fast hands and thats it,terrible clumsy foot work, no accuracy and a sh1t chin

Comment by BS BadBoy on 03-22-2014

[QUOTE=thack;14352138]I would like to see Khan tested at welterweight by a prime thomas 'the hitman' hearns and of course when he comes through that have him move up in weight to put the unbeaten John 'the beast' Mugabi in his…

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