Bradley Pondered Smacking Khan's Face in Confrontation

By Osman Rodriguez

Undefeated Timothy Bradley appeared on WLIE radio in New York and discussed last year's confrontation with Amir Khan. The two fighters engaged in a well documented war of words in 2011. Bradley passed on a deal to face Khan last summer. Instead he signed with Top Rank and now he's scheduled to challenge WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38KOs) on June 9th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Last November, following Bradley's weigh-in for the fight with Joel Casamayor on the Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas - there was a brief confrontation with Khan.

"Amir is blowing all out of proportion. Amir is blowing it all out of whack. Amir is trying to make himself look like he's a big man. After my weigh-in, it was at the Pacquiao-Marquez fight. After the weigh-in, I got off the stage and I saw Amir standing right there. I looked at him and I gave him a dirty look. And then he said something under his breath. I barely heard [him]. I said 'did he just say what I thought he said?' [He said] 'you need to grow some balls' under his breath," Bradley said.

"It wasn't like he was flat out [screaming] 'you need to grow some balls Bradley and come out and fight me.' It wasn't like he was trying to be a man and trying to step to me. He was being more like a little kid saying 'grow some balls' underneath his breath. And I'm like 'do I slap this guy right now and make a fool of myself or do I just walk away and be a good sport. Just be a good sport and not embarrass all of my people here and embarrass Top Rank. I'm not here for Amir Khan right now.' And I told him that 'every dog has his day and you will have your shot.' That’s what I told him. When that day does happen, I'm just letting everybody know that I'm taking that guy out."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 1q3er5 on 05-18-2012

[QUOTE=D4thincarnation;12133952]The FACT is Bradley in his own words said he didn't want the Khan fight because he might lose. What more do you want?[/QUOTE] wow 30+ pages LOL. Pac fight was NOWHERE on radar, if Bradley took the Khan fight…

Comment by Broken Dreams** on 05-17-2012

khan did say it under his breath, khan mutterd kindly, (if you listen closely) 'time for you to grow some balls bruv'. bradley did the right thing, slap him up in the ring, like his gonna slap up pacquaio

Comment by ma51f on 05-17-2012

once pacman beats bradley you can bet your house he'll be running back to khan begging for a fight

Comment by FlatLine on 05-17-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12133489]Lmao this fkin guy acting tough now behind an interview gtfo with that bs. I'm starting to like this dude less and less. Corny as ****.[/QUOTE] I used to like Bradley back in the day but he really proved himself…

Comment by ma51f on 05-17-2012

[url][/url] Bradley a lier aswel as a ducker

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