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Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather Bout is Three Fights Away

By Chris LaBate

WBA 140-pound champion Amir Khan expects to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. within the next twelve months. Khan faces IBF champion Zab Judah in a unification bout on July 23 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. If Khan defeats Judah, he plans to take one more fight at 140-pounds and then he will rise to the welterweight division. Mayweather challenges WBC champion Victor Ortiz on September 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

“I think within 12 months the Mayweather fight will happen. It is three fights away. If I beat Zab Judah and then have one more contest at 140lbs. I will then move up to welterweight where I will carry my power. The cut in weight is affecting my power at the moment," Khan told Gareth Davies of The Telegraph.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pinoy4ever on 07-13-2011

Go king khan

Comment by chiguy91 on 07-13-2011

when i hear him talk like this, i hope someone upsets him for trying to overlook his opponents. this kid seems full of himself, he's pretty good, but man i just can't be a fan of him.

Comment by RisAri0 on 07-13-2011

he means 2 fights away.... not 3.. dam he lost already lol

Comment by ~BoZz~ on 07-13-2011

Khan should tell pacman to take the test and fight..maybe a bit of dr phil strategy will make pac take the test :lol1: aaaa me no like dr phil me very humble man me like arum he very nice strategy…

Comment by tlarry on 07-13-2011

First of all Floyd won't take a risk like Khan, or Maidana and certainly not Pacquiao just for the record. And he's about to find out, he should have never "hand-picked" Ortiz, cause Ortiz riding a high beating up Berto,…

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