Amir Khan, Marcos Maidana Renew The Verbal War

By Mel "Sabaka" Ohlhoft

The war of words has been renewed between WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Amir "King" Khan, and his division rival, WBA "regular" champ Marcos "El Chino" Maidana. Khan took the first shot, wondering why the critics weren't attacking Maidana for facing Russian opponent Petr Petrov, who Maidana stopped in four rounds on Friday in Argentina. Khan took a lot of heat for his selection of opponent in July, Zab Judah, and wondered why Maidana didn't receive the same treatment.

"By the way, Maidana fought [on Friday] and won by knockout. Well done, but the guy he fought wasn't even [ranked] in the top 50 [at 140]. Why is it when I fought Judah, who was fourth in the world, I got criticized," Khan wondered.

Maidana quickly fired back with a response - "Because you run scared from me, that's why. For the Queen's fans, it's not me [doing the] talking here. She always starts mentioning my name, and I'll always answer every time she does."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by whatismyname on 09-26-2011

Who did Maidana beat to become a world champion anyway? WBA is so full of **** with this supertitle gift crap.

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 09-26-2011

[url][/url] "Maidana just wants a payday, so good luck to him. "I beat the guy and he's going backwards. All my fights in the light-welterweight division have been against fighters in the top 10! "Lamont Peterson is next for me…

Comment by lest26 on 09-26-2011

Khans such a pamperd whiney retard, i hope he talks himself into a rematch with Maidana a real fighter who dont chery pick his way to the top willing to fight anyone, Khans gona get put in his place next…

Comment by jnapoli85 on 09-26-2011

I really hope Khan never fights Floyd cause he is going to get KTFO and all this will accomplish is it will embarrass Freddie.

Comment by jreckoning on 09-25-2011

I'd love for Khan and Maidana to fight again. I can see Khan getting too brave and making a big mistake earlier next go around because he's a lot faster and more accurate. Maidana just has to apply the pressure…

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