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Amir Khan Says Guerrero, Alexander Still The Targets

By Edward Chaykovsky

British star Amir Khan (29-3, 19KOs) still maintains that former champions Devon Alexander and Robert Guerrero are the frontrunners to face him on a Showtime televised date in December. Khan had attempted to get fights with both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, and struck out with both bouts. Pacquiao faces undefeated Chris Algieri on November 22nd and Mayweather will have a rematch with Marcos Maidana on September 13th.

"Those fights can definitely happen in the future but I need a 'tickover fight' in December," he told the BBC.

"We were looking at Manny Pacquiao, but that fell through. We looked at Mayweather but that didn't happen because of Ramadan. Opponent-wise we have looked at a few names, such as Devon Alexander or Robert Guerrero, but we have not confirmed anything just yet. We have to make sure they are available at the time. "

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-16-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14859460]If Stevenson had fought and beat Kovalev instead of cherry picking a bum, Bernard wouldn't have had another option. Hilarious how it's all blown up in yours and the duck's face. :lol1:[/QUOTE] So let me get this straight:…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 08-16-2014

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;14859106]Hopkins was offered more to fight Stevenson than to fight Kovalev. But he turned it down. How exactly is that Stevenson's fault?[/QUOTE] If Stevenson had fought and beat Kovalev instead of cherry picking a bum, Bernard wouldn't have had another…

Comment by Tyler_Durden on 08-16-2014

I hope Khan doesn't fight Guerrero or Alexander, both of those dudes have ugly styles and I'd rather see Khan against someone else.

Comment by Box-Office on 08-16-2014

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;14857431]Both are stylistically easy fights for Khan IMO but good fights none the less.[/QUOTE] The key is land the right vs Southpaws and Khan's speed allows his right to find home. He is 3-0 at world level vs Southpaws. I…

Comment by Showtime.. on 08-16-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;14857514]Molina - Bum, Diaz - gatekeeper, Collazo - veteran top 10 welterweight, Guerrero/Alexander/Brook - top 5/6 welterweight. Mayweather[/QUOTE] Collazo Top Ten WW? Nah.. But the division isn't what it was a few years ago 1. Pacquiao 1. Mayweather…

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