Bradley: Khan is Obsessed With Me, Focus on Peterson!

By Rick Reeno

On December 10 at the Convention Center in Washington, Amir Khan (26-1, 18KOs) will defend his WBA/IBF junior welterweight titles against mandatory challenger Lamont Peterson (29-1, 15KOs).

WBO champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11KOs) is the only boxer to defeat Peterson, with a twelve round unanimous decision in 2009. Bradley regards Peterson as a very live dog in the fight, and Bradley expects him to provide a much tougher challenge than most people are anticipating.

During the last few months, Khan has been very vocal about his desire to fight Bradley. However, Bradley has advised Khan to stay focused on the fight that's currently sitting on his plate.

"The [Peterson fight] is a tough fight for [Khan]. That's a really tough fight for him. He has to get past that first [before talking about me]. He has to get past Lamont. Lamont Peterson is going to give him some problems. Trust me, Lamont is going to give him some problems. I don't know why he's obsessed with me. He keeps constantly putting my name out there," Bradley told

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by projectpaki on 10-06-2011

[QUOTE=Hitman932;11259318]Great posts. I find it ironic that the same Khan fans, who have championed his business savvy and excused his ducking of fighters like Maidana and Matthyse for financial reasons, now hate on Time Bradley so badly for making a…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 10-06-2011

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;11258322]Damn you can't be that dumb Dirk,Bradley does not make his fights his promoter does..Shaw told Bradley the date was July 23rd,Bradley had a date with HBO for June 30th..Meaning he would have to sign an extension to fight Khan,and…

Comment by Hitman932 on 10-06-2011

[QUOTE=jvsnypes;11258612]I guess if you hate Bradley, then you just hate him. But honestly, how can you be a fan of the sport and not be impressed by this guy's body of work at 140? The man is always ripped and…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 10-06-2011

[QUOTE=vcvc;11259258]then why say im fighting khan? why not just say i dont know when im fighting next like Pacquiao does all the time? why call out khan? the truth is he called out khan thinking he wouldnt accept, when he…

Comment by vcvc on 10-06-2011

then why say im fighting khan? why not just say i dont know when im fighting next like Pacquiao does all the time? why call out khan? the truth is he called out khan thinking he wouldnt accept, when he…

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