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Amir Khan Worked Hard on Leg, Lower Body Strength

By Connor Davies, courtesy of The Daily Star

AMIR Khan has spoken about his training techniques and how he thinks he can win the fight against Zab Judah.

Khan who is no stranger to big fights and winning titles says that: “training so early in the morning is such a shock to my system, but that’s what I have to do to be a champion.”
 
Given the magnitude of this fight, Khan has been training hard for weeks now and he’s adopted a vigorous training program building up his lower body and legs.

He added: “Strengthening my legs will make it so that if I take a hard shot, my legs will support me and I won’t go down.”

Khan has also proved he is confident of a victory in Las Vegas as he said on the radio show: “If you bet on me, you’ve got the safer bet I’m sure I will win this fight.”
 
Amir Khan is no stranger to backing up his words in big fights however, Zab Judah is a new challenge for Khan who is now in the super-lightweight class.

He said: “When I win this fight, I’ll move up to the next weight class, ‘cause then I’ll have people to challenge.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FrankieBruno on 07-14-2011

leg training is essential for someone like Khan since his chin is suspect. if Zab does land some big shots Khan will need those legs to support the shockwaves sent through his body If he didnt have strong legs for…

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=PD21;10838638]Holyfield worked on Extra leg strenght in the Tyson rematch. The result was that he had more strength to push Tyson back unlike the first fight where they met centre ring. This probably tells us that Khan plans to be…

Comment by PD21 on 07-14-2011

Holyfield worked on Extra leg strenght in the Tyson rematch. The result was that he had more strength to push Tyson back unlike the first fight where they met centre ring. This probably tells us that Khan plans to be…

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-14-2011

All that work will add weight...this is what Spinks, M did to bulk up to hvywt...khan may have trble @ ,47...

Comment by Slyboots on 07-14-2011

WTF is the "super light-heavyweight class"?

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