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 Last update:  5/5/2012       Read more by Kevin Francis         
   
Golden Boy: If Khan is Impressive, Floyd Could Be Near
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By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

FLOYD MAYWEATHER could be targeting Amir Khan after taking care of business against Miguel Cotto.

‘Money’ Mayweather challenges the Puerto Rican WBA world light-middleweight champion at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas tonight.

He will then cross the Strip in two weeks to be ringside at Mandalay Bay, spying on Khan, who will ­attempt to regain the IBF and WBA crowns from Lamont Peterson, who controversially out-pointed him back in December.

Mayweather has won all of his 42 professional fights and said: “Right now, I am focused on Cotto, but I have one eye on Amir and can’t wait to see his rematch against Lamont.”

Both fighters are promoted by ­Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy ­company and the bout could be made quite easily, even though Mayweather will start a 90-day jail term next month for assault.

The proposed fight would ­generate huge TV revenue both sides of the Atlantic.

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer said: “Floyd against Amir is a fight we are looking at, but perhaps it would be best if Khan had two fights at ­welterweight.

“But you never know. If Amir looks sensational against Lamont Peterson, it could happen this year.”

The company’s president De la Hoya added: “Amir has a very ­difficult fight against Peterson in front of him.

“I will say more after Amir fights Peterson. If Amir wins, he’s in line to face the best, like Manny ­Pacquiao and Floyd.”

Mayweather’s clash against Cotto is doing colossal business, with US pay-per-view sales expected to hit around £60m.

In their long careers, the pair have become multi-millionaires, with their combined pay-per-view fights grossing £400m.

If Cotto loses his crown, he will be in danger of becoming a stepping stone for boxers like Saul ­Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Mayweather, 35, added: “Just ­because Cotto is not Floyd Mayweather doesn’t mean he is not a good fighter.

Bleeder

“He must be doing something right, but I am too agile and quick.

“He is not going to be able to outfight me. Just look at him. He cuts, swells and his eyes close. He is a bleeder, I am not. If you have cut before, you will cut again.”

PREDICTION: Cotto is brave and tough, but Mayweather is a cut above and will win on points.

MAYWEATHER v Cotto is live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 456/Virgin Ch. 546). Join at www.boxnation.com

Tags: Amir Khan , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Mayweather-Khan , Mayweather vs Khan


 

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comment by kiaba360, on 05-06-2012
[QUOTE=ts33]Say what you want, but Khans jab would pose a lot of problems for Floyd But he has to beat Peterson or it's not even worth discussing[/QUOTE] Floyd would win in a close, but ugly fight with Khan. Khan has some of the physical tools that would ideally present problems for Floyd, ...

comment by ts33, on 05-06-2012
Say what you want, but Khans jab would pose a lot of problems for Floyd But he has to beat Peterson or it's not even worth discussing

comment by kiaba360, on 05-06-2012
Golden Boy keeps trying to create a star off of Floyd's expense. Canelo and Khan are not ready yet. Stop that **** cuz most people aren't buying it.

comment by PAKYO, on 05-06-2012
[QUOTE=pelonxsoldier28]What a joke!!!! Khan's not even that good, he's just fast. Who in their right mind would actually buy that PPV?[/QUOTE] The mayweather dickriders, they would certainly buy all his ppv's even if it mean food in their table for a week they'd rather starve.

comment by mikemurni, on 05-06-2012
[QUOTE=A-Wolf]Khan got holes like swiss cheese. Mayweather is surely over it.[/QUOTE] Khan does not have a very good punch resistance.. He is not glass jawed but he does get wobbled easily when you hit him solid in the jaw..And its always goin' to be a problem with that against elite level com...

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