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Amir Khan To Replace Roach With Emanuel Steward?

Former champion Amir Khan has continued to discuss the possibility of replacing his current trainer Freddie Roach. Khan is considering a training switch after being stopped out in four rounds by heavy underdog Danny Garcia on July 14th in Las Vegas. Afterwards, Khan complained that he was tired of taking part in joint training camps with other fighters Roach was training. Usually, Roach conducts joint camps with Khan and eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao.

Since Khan openly discussed the replacement of Roach, a mob of trainers have approached the British star. One trainer Khan appears to be considering is Emanuel Steward, who trains heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko, middleweight Andy Lee and super middleweight Adonis Stevenson.

"I've had so many trainers approach me in the past week: Steward is the main one who's approached me," Khan told Sky Sports News. "Many trainers have said they can make me into a big, unbeatable fighter. It's all about taking my time on this, it's a big decision to make. I'm still with Freddie at the moment, but in a week's time things might change.

"It's all about seeing who might suit my style, who might help me on my offence, who might help me on my defence. I think I'm one of the best offensive fighters in the world, I just need to work on my defence. I really think to be one of the leading fighters, you need to have both. There are going to be a lot of things I'm going to change, but you will see a new Amir Khan."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Riley Freeman on 08-05-2012

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;12398540]Emanuel is a shlt trainer and Khan has a glass chin....hmmmmm Lets see how that works out for him! Wish him well![/QUOTE] Steward a ***** trainer?SMDH You *******'s are an embarrassment to boxing.

Comment by fatmash on 08-05-2012

the fight plan for the garcia fight was to not be there for him to hit ! it was to use speed and movement and angles ................................. the plan was right ! khan chose not to follow the plan ,…

Comment by deuce_drop on 08-05-2012

if so, that will be the end of khans career........ steward is where fighters go when their career is over...... it used to not be that way, but that is the trend if you follow it over the last 10…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-04-2012

[QUOTE=esl_4_u;12400680]I wasn't even thinking about the peek a boo style, rather Rooney's philosophy on head movement. For every punch there is 1-3 movements: Weave in/out or roll-in/out, side-step counter. [/QUOTE] That's interesting, never heard that from Kevin Rooney. Where did…

Comment by Alec900 on 08-04-2012

[QUOTE=littlemac;12400802]Call me crazy but, I don't think Khan's chin is that bad. I mean its not the greatest, but it isn't too bad. If he ups his defense and box game, he will be alright. Dude has way too much…

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