Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Amir Khan Picks Manny Pacquiao To Knock Bradley Out

By Luis Sandoval

While Amir Khan trains and prepares for his showdown with undefeated WBC Junior Welterweight champion Danny Garcia on July 14th, the big fight this weekend is between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley.

Khan is no stranger to either fighter as he trains alongside Pacquiao at the Wild Card gym and he’s had his run ins and verbal wars with Timothy Bradley in the past. I caught up with Amir Khan and asked for his thoughts on the big fight. Khan picking Pacquiao doesn’t come as a surprise but he also offered his insight on how he thinks things will transpire.

“I give the fight to Pacquiao by knockout. Maybe mid rounds. Manny will start finding his openings and start hurting him towards the mid rounds and put pressure on him. I don’t think Bradley’s fought anyone of [Pacquiao’s] caliber or as strong as him. Especially at 147 where Bradley has had maybe one or two fights at the weight division” said Khan as he spoke exclusively to BoxingScene.com.

Khan himself at one point was supposed to fight Bradley. Unfortunately for Khan the fight never materialized after Bradley decided to pass on the fight in pursuit of a new promotional company and a fight with Pacquiao. The gamble paid off for Bradley as he is now just days away from participating in the biggest fight of his career.

While Khan definitely feels Pacquiao will win decisively against Bradley, he also still believes Bradley is a tough opponent. It just won’t be enough.

“It’s going to be a big test for Bradley. But don’t get me wrong. Bradley is a tough fight but Manny knows how to cope and adapt to his style” said the Bolton native.

You can follow Luis Sandoval on Twitter @Truewest007. You can also tune in to The Boxing Lab, Boxingscene’s official audio show every Tuesday from 6-8PM PST with hosts Ernest Gabion, Luis Sandoval, and Ryan Burton.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-07-2012

[QUOTE=mathed;12215633]What you need to do is add Pac's name to the top of that list as a UD loss to Bradley...if they were "pitter-patt, tap, tap, tap" trash, how did he beat them................[B][SIZE="5"]ALL?[/SIZE][/B] :lol1:[/QUOTE] It's funny how he did not…

Comment by mathed on 06-07-2012

[QUOTE=tlarry;12213769]28 Wins (12 Knockouts, 16 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws, 1 No Contest Win 28–0 Joel Casamayor (40 yrs old) Win 27–0 Devon Alexander (wouldn't fight) Win 26–0 Luis Abregu Win 25–0 Lamont Peterson NC 24–0 Nate Campbell (headbutt cut)…

Comment by CAMPER on 06-07-2012

[QUOTE=-Lowkey-;12213815][B][SIZE="4"]Hopkins middleweight rain is nothing special[/SIZE][/B] and its definitely riddled with sub par opposition and arguably his best wins at that weight where against former WWs. Don't get me wrong Hopkins has had a great career but he will not…

Comment by mathed on 06-07-2012

Look...Arum is cashing out on Pac because Pac tried to have him investigated. He played it off, squared it away with Manny and plotted to have him taken care of. Bradley comes in and Arum arranges it with him to…

Comment by CAMPER on 06-07-2012

[QUOTE=-Lowkey-;12213742]Sure that makes perfect sense its not like Khan has been chasing the fight for well over a year or anything.[/QUOTE] It hasn't been well over a year. He offered the fight, Bradley turned it down for the chance of…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (58)
Top Headlines Luis Ortiz Suspended By WBA, No Longer Mandatory To Joshua Photos: Corrales Very Overweight: Machado, Andrade, Fox Ready Photos: Pedro Campa vs. Carlos Jimenez - Official Weights Golovkin's Coach To Charlo: You KO'd a Cripple, Wait Your Turn! Photos: Braekhus Prepared For Lauren Kiss Attempt at Weigh-In Isaac Zarate Will Aim To Impress Against Christian Esquivel Rob Brant: I'm Confident I'll Win Entire World Boxing Super Series Barrett: When I get in the ring I turn from a goldfish into a shark! Photos: Ryan Burnett, Zhanat Zhakiyanov - Ready For Unification David Benavidez on What He Learned From Gennady Golovkin Schaefer: Dorticos-Gassiev One of Boxing's Most Exciting Fights Demetrius Andrade: Fox Was The Only Guy Willing To Fight Me! Lara Sounds Off: Lubin Was a Child! I'll Beat Charlo! I'll Beat Hurd! Haye Says He Needs To Curb 'Control Freak' Behavior as Promoter N'Dam: 1000% Confident I'll Beat Murata - He Won't Touch Me Frank Warren Talks Josh Warrington vs. Dennis Ceylan, More Badou Jack: I Want To Fight a Racist, a Scumbag - Maybe Kovalev Porter: I Don't See Myself Retiring Without Fighting Errol Spence Wilder Urges: No More Hype, Joshua Fight Needs To Happen Now! Gabe Rosado: I Want Canelo, Daniel Jacobs, Lemieux Rematch! Fox: They Think I'm a Chump; I'll Show I Belong Against Andrade Gabe Rosado Batters, Stops Glen Tapia in Sixth Round Gabe Rosado vs. Glen Tapia - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Saunders: Lemieux is GGG's Leftover Dog Meat - I Want The Dog! Video: Abel Sanchez Talks Golovkin vs. Canelo, Gassiev, More Buster Douglas Backs Wilder Over Joshua, Shakes Head at PED Use Gabe Rosado vs. Glen Tapia - LIVE Results From Las Vegas Gassiev: WBSS is Best Way To Unify, Show I'm The Best at Cruiser News: Devin Haney, Shiro vs. Guevara, Reymart Gaballo Machado: Roach Gives Me Confidence, I'm Ready For Corrales Sullivan Barrera vs. Felix Valera Part of HBO Triple on Nov. 25 Video: Richard Schaefer Talks World Boxing Super Series Ronnie Shields: Lara's Style is His Style - I Won't Change it For Critics! Photos: Ruiz vs. Montano - Boxeo Telemundo Weights Milan Melindo vs. Hekkie Budler Rematch Ordered By The IBF Schaefer: WBSS Has Elevated the Entire Cruiserweight Division News: Montgomery Brothers, Ruben Villa, Dutchover, More Demetrius Andrade: Golovkin Beat Canelo - I Want GGG Next! DiBella: Wilder vs. Whyte To Get Joshua is Stupid, Whyte Irrelevant! Photos: Murat Gassiev, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk - Go Face To Face
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement