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 Last update:  9/5/2011       Read more by Chris LaBate         
   
Amir Khan: My Money is on McCloskey To Beat Prescott
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By Chris LaBate

WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Amir Khan is placing his money on Paul McCloskey (22-1, 12KOs) to defeat Breidis Prescott (24-2, 19KOs) on September 10 at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. Khan was knocked out by Prescott in 54-seconds in 2008, but the British boxer won a six round technical decision over McCloskey in April of this year.

Khan is predicting a victory for McCloskey. He feels the Irish fighter's ability to box will overcome the power of Prescott. Khan doesn't expect a war. He expects McCloskey to set the pace of the fight with a good jab and then use movement to avoid Prescott's big shots.

"I really think Paul McCloskey is going to be careful in the fight. He's not going to make the mistakes that I made in the fight against Prescott. He's going to come out with his jab and think about it. I've got my money on Paul McCloskey in this fight," Khan told Sky Sports Ringside.

"Since Prescott has beaten me, he's lost two or three fights. I know one fighter who beat him is Kevin Mitchell. I really think McCloskey is very tricky, very awkward, and he'll put his punches together quite well and beat Prescott."

Tags: Amir Khan , Breidis Prescott , Paul McCloskey , McCloskey vs Prescott , McCloskey-Prescott


 

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comment by Trigg, on 09-05-2011
[QUOTE=Ringlife]If McCloskey beats Prescott at least he beat him not Amir because Prescott made Khan look like a fool and Amir is acting like he's better than him. No Amir everybody that beat Prescott is better than him not you Amir you got KTFO.[/QUOTE] Sense, you're not making any

comment by Ringlife, on 09-05-2011
If McCloskey beats Prescott at least he beat him not Amir because Prescott made Khan look like a fool and Amir is acting like he's better than him. No Amir everybody that beat Prescott is better than him not you Amir you got KTFO.

comment by CharliesRecords, on 09-05-2011
[URL="http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=505889"]Amir Khan: My Money is on McCloskey To Beat Prescott[/URL]....Hope is more like it..

comment by sugersean15, on 09-05-2011
[QUOTE=Medved]:lol1: video from the ultimate Flomo Karceno. a Man who knows Nothing about Boxing. Yea McCloskey was "controlling" the fight by not throwing any punches, he was waiting for Round #23 before Amir Khan got tired and then he wouldve went for the finish right? With his impressive 50...

comment by Medved, on 09-05-2011
[QUOTE=sugersean15]i know it's hard for khan fans [URL=""][/URL][/QUOTE] :lol1: video from the ultimate Flomo Karceno. a Man who knows Nothing about Boxing. Yea McCloskey was "controlling" the fight by not throwing any punches, he was waiting for Round #23 before Amir Khan got tired an...

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