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Broner vs Sykes Clash in Play For Peterson-Khan Card?

According to the Dewsbury Star, Gary Sykes (20-2, 5KOs) has accepted a non-title opportunity against WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (23-0, 19KOs) on May 19th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Sykes says the fight is scheduled for ten rounds. Amir Khan challenges WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson in an HBO televised rematch in the main event.

Both of Sykes' defeats came at the hands of Gary Buckland - a first round TKO in November 2010 and a twelve round decision in September 2011.

Sykes said: “I have never gone into the ring thinking I’m going to lose and I never will, even against the world number one.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GoogleMe on 04-18-2012

It's great with a staybusy fight before the summer.

Comment by mrpleaseplease on 04-18-2012

dont understand why he would be fighting a non-title fight, against a guy with 5ko 's at that. why isn't he fighting a ranked contender for the title? If it's to give him exposure, the best way for that would…

Comment by 4Corners on 04-18-2012

[QUOTE=cornholioda3rd;12016542]Does anyone forget him fighting that argentinian bum for a title? That was a gift belt.[/QUOTE] That wasn't his fault.........He was suppose to fight WBO champ Ricky Burns but Burns vacated instead and straight up stopped negotiations, and went to…

Comment by cornholioda3rd on 04-18-2012

Does anyone forget him fighting that argentinian bum for a title? That was a gift belt.

Comment by D-MiZe on 04-18-2012

Sykes has a good engine on him, that's about it. It's not going to matter 'cause it's not going past 3 rounds. He's not even a top British SFW, how is this fight even happening?

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