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 Last update:  2/1/2011       Read more by Lem Satterfield            &
Bradley: "I'll Be The First Man To Beat Floyd Mayweather"
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By Lem Satterfield

WBC/WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11 KOs) is ready to challenge the big names. Last Saturday at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, Bradley won a ten round technical decision over Devon Alexander (21-1, 13 KOs).

Several possibilities are on the table for Bradley's next fight, including the prospect of facing six-time titlist Floyd Mayweather (41-0, 25 KOs). Bradley has thought about fighting Mayweather for quite a while and rehearsed the outcome in his mind.

"I'll fight any of them. I would like to fight Floyd Mayweather or Manny [Pacquiao]. I think that I've proven tonight that I'm a force to be reckoned with. I proved that I'm the best 140-pounder in the world. This is just one step closer," said Bradley.

"I see that I'll be the first man to beat Mayweather. Mayweather is the king of boxing right now, but it will be a tough fight. That guy's clever. He'll stay on the outside. But eventually, he'll start coming to me -- bringing the pressure, trying to bang my body, trying to outwit me with his smarts. I think that's how it will go."

If there is no Mayweather, or Manny Pacquiao, then Bradley would like to fight either WBA king Amir Khan (24-1, 17 KOs) of England, Marcos Rene Maidana (29-2, 27 KOs) of Argentina, or another big name at 140-pounds.

"I think that I've got to take out Amir Khan next, and then, there will be no doubt who the best 140-pounder in the world is. But I would love to fight all of them," said Bradley. "I would love to fight Maidana. [WBO and WBA lightweight (135 pounds) champion] Juan Manuel Marquez. These are all great fights."

Lem Satterfield is the boxing editor at AOL FanHouse and the news editor at To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here .

Tags: Timothy Bradley , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Bradley , Mayweather vs Bradley

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comment by Dagreatest, on 02-02-2011
Timmah would have no chance to beat Floyd. He couldn't use that battering ram head to end the fight in stoppage because he couldn't find Floyd. I like Timmah but he needs to concentrate being the best in Jr WW. I don't think he is the best in that class. Everyone is looking for their golden ticke...

comment by tanginamo, on 02-02-2011
YOUR NOT gonna WIN Against Mayweather Jr... if you want to be on TOP of the World,,, you have to beat,,, Class-A Welterweight fighters like Clottey or MArgarito or Cotto... they're all PROVEN and TESTED welterweight fighters... Mayweather and PACQUIAO are The TOP-TWO BEST Fighter.. Global Mega-S...

comment by Fearless BONG, on 02-02-2011
LOL... Tim B is just a Class -B Fighter to fight the best fighter out there, no chance he can beat Chickenfloyd. The style of TIm B. is good only for those Class C fighter..

comment by Imatroll, on 02-02-2011
[QUOTE=Tacate Beans]As usual N!ggers ain't sh!t but ho & tricks!!!![/QUOTE] wtf man your avi is foul

comment by Laborer, on 02-02-2011
or is it mire like timmy getting tired of boxing and just wanted to retire early but with the windfall from a Floyd fight.

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