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Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather Jr Has Agreed To Fight Me

By Terence Dooley

Amir Khan announced that he will fight at 140lbs for the last time when defending his WBA and IBF belts against Lamont Peterson in Washington DC on December 10th.  Khan, though, is already eyeballing a fight with Floyd Mayweather up at welterweight.  Amir told Sky Sports that Floyd has agreed to the meeting in principle a few fights down the line before blasting Floyd for his conduct in the wake of a fourth round win over Victor Ortiz last month, particularly Floyd's decision to subject HBO's Larry Merchant to a verbal dressing down.

"Talks are already taking place," revealed Khan.  "Mayweather has agreed to fight me but we can't look too far ahead.  I am moving to 147 and maybe my third fight at the weight (will be against Floyd).  I think it is a timing game where a young, hungry fighter comes up and takes him out.  I want to clean up boxing.  He talks a lot of trash, disrespects fighters, disrespects presenters and I'd never do that, he should be the face of boxing in a good way not a bad way."

Peterson will have other ideas, the challenger is 29-1-1 (15), he will hope to unseat 'King' Khan, 26-1 (18), and move onto bigger things himself but it is likely that Khan will grab the W, head up in weight and seek a money spinning showdown with WBC boss Mayweather.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Best in Boxing on 10-05-2011

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;11251019]Floyd stay chasing after Maidana's leftovers This is all moot anyways since floyd is getting locked up for a long, long time[/QUOTE] Wow, he beat Maidana for most of the fight, and survived a hell of a shot.... and now…

Comment by v.cassiusali@ya on 10-05-2011

chicken floyd is not afraid of amir khan...he's not even afraid of martinez...chicken floyd is scared only one fighter and that is manny pacquiao... believe me, it would be easy for chicken floyd to fight khan than pacquiao...

Comment by vir72l on 10-05-2011

Once again this little SH IT is running his big mouth ... he talks crap about how PBF disrepects other fights well at least PBF has been to the top, he can run his mouth all he wants .. wtf…

Comment by omyblaze57 on 10-05-2011

How disrespectful is this guy against Peterson. How can u say that it is "likely" that Khan will win? Yes, we all know how good Khan is, but nobody gave Prescott any probability to win against Khan and we all…

Comment by jbpanama on 10-04-2011

We all know that FRAUD's Word, is his Bond SOLID GOLD....RIGHT???

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