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 Last update:  7/2/2012       Read more by Bill Emes         
   
Garcia Rips Khan: Never Met a Pakistanian Who Can Fight!
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By Bill Emes

Angel Garcia, the father and trainer of undefeated WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia - held nothing back when he lashed out at his son's scheduled opponent, former beltholder Amir Khan. The fight takes place on July 14th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Garcia is not impressed with Khan's Olympic background, his accomplishments as a professional and he doesn't care much for his fighting ability. He believes Khan was being groomed as the second coming of Prince Naseem Hamed, but the groomers found out the two fighters were very different from each other.

"If you won the silver medal in America, as an Olympian. They are going to look at you like you didn't win gold. That's nothing. He fought through the crack of boxing at the time. He was a slash European. I mean he was a slash British, slash Pakistani. They saw a Prince Naseem. They said 'oh, we could make this kid Prince Naseem.' But you're not Prince Naseem," Garcia said to BoxingScene.com.

"I have never, ever, ever in my lifetime....that I've been living...49-years...I have never met a Pakistanian who could fight. And I'm being honest with you. I ain't beating around the bush or trying to sound racist. I'm being honest with you."

Tags: Amir Khan , Danny Garcia , Khan-Garcia , Khan vs Garcia


 

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comment by odogg8121, on 07-10-2012
[QUOTE=commodus]LOL this coming from a guy with a B-hop avi didn't that guy throw the puerto flag down twice and say ''i'll never lost to a white boy''?[/QUOTE] Yup he sure did hhmm; but He did it B-Hop did these things him self. Not some guy in the corner of his trainer or something like ...

comment by komodo, on 07-03-2012
[QUOTE=Bossy]The tickets for the fight haven't been selling. I saw they were going on sale like 20% off. Sooo maybe he wants to spark more interest even if it is completely ignorant?[/QUOTE] Makes sense, Khan's fans are still out of pocket from the Peterson fight being called off. I doubt the ...

comment by Eamion, on 07-03-2012
[QUOTE=macman]Great - just what boxing needs - another ignorant, racist wannabe thug connected to a big fight. Any chance at all of somebody in a commission somewhere having the balls to just ban this idiot from attending any sanctioned fight/press conferences, etc. And the media actually re...

comment by D4thincarnation, on 07-03-2012
[QUOTE=venomk1]m british asian also and my passport just says "british citizen" as does yours.. never heard of a passport which dispays both nationality and origin.[/QUOTE] The guy was lying, not sure why though. Or he may have had a fake passport.

comment by venomk1, on 07-03-2012
[QUOTE=D4thincarnation]Irrelevant. Nothing to do with nationality. My Passport says British Citizen, does not put me in any sub category. If your Passport does say British Asian,(which I doubt) then that is racist too.[/QUOTE] m british asian also and my passport just says "british ci...

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