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Garcia: Khan Leaves Himself Open, Won't See My Shots!

Amir Khan is already getting ready for his upcoming fight with WBC light-welterweight champion Danny Garcia on July 14 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The bout was set arranged after Khan's rematch against Lamont Peterson for the WBA and IBF light-welterweight titles, which was due to be staged earlier this month, was cancelled after Peterson failed a drug test.

Khan, 25, is hoping to regain his titles after he was controversially beaten by Peterson in Washington DC on points in December 2011.

And his new opponent, although young, has a formidable record in his early career, with 23 wins in 23 bouts - 14 by knockout. Garcia, 24, welcomed the fight and believes he will retain his unbeaten record, claiming Khan was over-rated.

'I feel like this is how it's supposed to be: the best versus the best, both of us in our prime and giving the fans a great fight,' Garcia told Daily Mail.

'I'm just happy - I feel like I have what it takes to beat this guy. I've watched Khan a lot. He's a good fighter, but I don't think he's what people say he is, getting all this credit. I feel like he will leave himself open for some big shots and we'll see if he can take them. I can box and I can punch. I'm going to hit him with stuff he won't see. I can't wait.'

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MexicanBoxing1 on 07-15-2012

I so much love this threads when almost everybody is talking **** and they have to eat it at the end lol.

Comment by kiaba360 on 07-15-2012

Garcia was able to keep enough composure and focus to not get discouraged by Khan's speed, and he never got gun-shy and stopped throwing. My respect for Garcia has been steadily growing for the last couple of years, slowly becoming…

Comment by El Angel on 07-15-2012

Garcia called it. He landed his shots in weird areas, but they clearly threw Khan's equilibrium off when they landed. He wasn't going to recover anytime soon.

Comment by -DSG- on 07-15-2012

[QUOTE=SpeedKillz;12171474]yea erik morales a living legend gave him trouble. good observation boss, you must be the MAN at your elementary school. garcia is going to win this fight. the best asset khan has is his mouth. he is a hugely…

Comment by el malo on 07-15-2012

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;12171359]Poor kid,since this fight was made all I can think about is David Reid..The American dream.. I just see the same ending for Garcia...[/QUOTE] :owned: Nice asss in that avy though

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