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Amir Khan: I Said Yes, So Timothy Bradley Said No

By Mel "Sabaka" Ohlhoft

WBA/IBF 140-pound champion Amir Khan is moving past a possible fight with Timothy Bradley, who still holds the WBO's version of the title. Their negotiations broke down a few months ago, and Khan later reached a deal to fight Zab Judah. Last Saturday, Khan stopped Judah in five to unify the WBA and IBF titles. He tried to pursue Bradley for a year-end unification, but Bradley is facing a lawsuit from his former promoters and he's likely going to sit out until 2012.

Khan is surprised that Bradley didn't accept his earlier offer, since it was Bradley who challenged him. The British boxer believes Bradley is trying to land a fight with either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr., and a loss would rule him out with both boxers.

"I think Tim Bradley is scared. If he is the champion he says he is then he would have fought me by now. He was the one who called me out but since I said. 'Yes I'm ready to fight' - he didn't want to fight me," Khan said.

"I don't think he wants to fight me. He's chasing a payday against Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. And if he loses to me, then he won't be able to get those fights."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by adp023 on 08-02-2011

Timothy Bradley... [IMG]http://i599.photobucket.com/albums/tt71/adp823/cfc02a35.gif[/IMG]

Comment by fastblack on 08-01-2011

Boring Bald Black Bradley is finished not sure when he started but with no ability to sell tickets anywhere he is not needed plus he is too small and boring. forget about the runt.

Comment by Bomb_onya_Madre on 08-01-2011

I dont even wanna see Kahn Bradley Bradley is too boring im excited to see kahn take out the morales barrios winner grab the belt get a lil more experiance then move up to welterweight exciting times for Kahn and…

Comment by projectpaki on 08-01-2011

[QUOTE=ElderlyBeater;10929123]I can get you a link from 2010 of Khan saying he will fight Bradley, and that was when Bradley called Khan out. Also who the he'll said after the Paulie fight, let's do a tournament? ... On my phone…

Comment by iPhoneKiller on 08-01-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10928274]khan you talk now but when bradley was able to fight you didnt say a word now that he needs to wait out a contract and get a tune up you calling him out stop it[/QUOTE] I can get you…

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