Diego Chaves Says He Received Amir Khan Proposal

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBA interim-welterweight champion Diego Chaves (22-0, 18KOs) is pondering several possibilities for his next fight - including the opportunity to face British fighter Amir Khan (26-3, 18KOs) in the fall. Chaves doesn't the date or the money involved, but he's willing to consider the opportunity. Khan has lost his last two bouts. He was stopped in four rounds by Danny Garcia in July and lost a twelve round split decision to Lamont Peterson in December.

"I have a few days to think about two options - one here in [Argentina] and one [overseas]. There is an interesting proposal to face the Englishman Amir Khan. I do not know where and I am not sure yet how much [money]. I have to think about it and it is necessary to see the numbers. He wants to move up to welterweight and there is a proposal. It is very interesting," Chaves told Ernesto Rodriguez.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Roy Jones Jnr on 09-25-2012

[QUOTE=SekondzOut;12549678]cool...I'll be hitting you up if it ever did Khan go from top of the class to class clown so fast?!?...Khan is no class clown, he STILL is a top guy imo[/QUOTE] That's Boxing fans for ya. Most fickle…

Comment by kiaba360 on 09-25-2012

[QUOTE=SekondzOut;12549678]cool...I'll be hitting you up if it ever did Khan go from top of the class to class clown so fast?!?...Khan is no class clown, he STILL is a top guy imo[/QUOTE] We've already established the fact that Khan…

Comment by arizashakes on 09-25-2012

Khan gets KO'd but props to him for always looking for the hard guy. I herd from a mate he was looking to fight Matthysse LOL

Comment by ddangerous on 09-25-2012

Diego Chavez, yet another mule-puncher from Argentina. I love that country. :boxing:

Comment by FlatLine on 09-25-2012

khan is aiming to align himself for a mayweather or pacquiao shot.. he only needs 2 or 3 good wins at welterweight to make it happen next year and going for the interim sets him up as a mandatory for…

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