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Amir Khan: No Rematch, I Would Have Hurt Paul Bad!

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBA junior welterweight champion Amir Khan (25-1, 17KOs) sees no reason to grant Paul McCloskey (22-1, 12KOs) a rematch. Their bout at the MEN Arena in Manchester was stopped early in the sixth round after a clash of heads opened up a cut above the left eye of McCloskey. All three judges scored it 60-54.

McCloskey's promoter Barry Hearn is very angry with the doctor's ruling. He doesn't believe the fight should have been stopped. He plans to protest the call with the British Boxing Board of Control. He says McCloskey deserves a rematch.

Khan doesn't agree with Hearn.

"I'm looking for bigger things like a fight a fight with Timothy Bradley. I was beating [McCloskey] easy. I think he took some good punches and surprised me and Freddie, but I think if the fight would have continued I would have hurt him bad. Nobody wants to see him get hurt bad. I would have knocked him out," Khan said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by VolumePuncher on 04-17-2011

[QUOTE=ollied;10386293]course they should rematch. the fight wasnt won fair. the poorest piece of illegal back handed officiating ive ever seen. brown envelopes for all.referee shud fk off back to golden boys arse along with the joke doctor. did khan land…

Comment by S H A R K B O Y on 04-17-2011

[QUOTE=aznhybrid;10390522]My boy is on to bigger and better things.[/QUOTE] Not literally of course. Fighters barely equal or smaller to his own size.

Comment by Steven Adams on 04-17-2011

well yeah Amir would mess Paul up and he wouldve messed paul up but not by stoppage in this fight.. no need for a rematch

Comment by aznhybrid on 04-17-2011

My boy is on to bigger and better things.

Comment by venom715 on 04-17-2011

Khan looked a little amaturish tonite - I dont think his future is too bright if he decides to step up the competition at 147.

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