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Amir Khan: I Saw New Weaknesses in Mayweather!

By Chris LaBate

WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Amir Khan was an interested observer, as he watched the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Victor Ortiz pay-per-view on Saturday night. Mayweather knocked Ortiz out in the fourth round to capture the WBC welterweight title. Khan is one of the leading candidates to face Mayweather in 2012. The British star is very confident in his ability to defeat Mayweather. Khan is trained by veteran Freddie Roach.

"Mayweather is good, but I saw a lot of mistakes and weaknesses that I've never seen before. Putting together [my] skills, power and Freddie's brain will be too much for Floyd," Khan said.

Although Mayweather is still active as a fighter, he does have a promotional company and a growing stable of boxers. One of the fighters in his company, Jessie Vargas, wants a piece of Khan. Mayweather has been trying to match Vargas against Khan.

Khan was not impressed by Vargas' split decision win over Josesito Lopez, which took place on the Mayweather-Ortiz undercard. He felt Lopez did enough to win. Khan plans to face Lamont Peterson on December 10th, and then he wants to take a fight at 147 in early 2012.

"In my eyes he got beat. He didn't impress any of us. If Floyd Mayweather says that I have to fight him, I would be more than happy to move up to 147 and beat him, and then fight Floyd Mayweather next year," Khan said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by z0jo on 09-20-2011

mayweather knows khan kicks his ass thats why he dont want it

Comment by mislee on 09-20-2011

am i the only person who thinks Khan wants to fight Mayweather so bad b/c he knows it would be a huge payday? i mean what happen to him wanting to "slap the ****" out of bradley? i think hes…

Comment by Pacquiao'd on 09-20-2011

[QUOTE=ElderlyBeater;11173301]Ortiz is extremely slow comapred to Khan, but mroe so his footwork is slow. Khan is agile and can get in and out. Khan also has a fast, and fairly accurate jab to help counter a striahgt right. Ortiz is…

Comment by micky1971 on 09-20-2011

[QUOTE=rajul;11173398]no excuses. khan accepted mayweathers blood test, vargas test whats mayweather going to request next ? khan has to eat pork ???[/QUOTE] go away and pick up boxing news magazines from over the last ten years and see how this…

Comment by micky1971 on 09-20-2011

oh please, get a resume of fighting premium fighters (and winning) before even pitching an attempt of fighting (let alone winning) against floyd mayweather you stupid little cunt. stop embarrasing us english with youre cuntish behaviour. ricky hatton was 42/0…

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