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 Last update:  11/2/2012       Read more by Chris Robinson         
   
Guerrero: Khan a Straight Scumbag For Roach Comments
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By Chris Robinson

Major headlines were made when former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan decided to part ways with his trainer Freddie Roach following his disastrous 4th round TKO loss to Danny Garcia on July14th.

And despite now seeming to be within himself as he trains under the guidance of Virgil Hunter in Northern California, Khan still can’t seem to fully distance himself from Roach these days.

During a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday to hype up his Dec. 15 bout with Carlos Molina at the LA Sports Arena, Khan spoke on his training relationship with Roach and seemed to hint why he felt the need to look for a new coach.

“It's hard to see him older and getting worse,” stated Khan of Roach. “I wish him the best. Freddie, with the Parkinson's disease, he was struggling with instructions and couldn't move as well.”

While inside of the Phase One Sports Gym in Las Vegas with former champion and welterweight contender Robert Guerrero on Thursday, I was curious for his thoughts on Khan’s situation. Prepping for a Nov. 24 showdown with Andre Berto, Guerrero admits that he keeps his eyes on all the action taking place at 140 pounds and claims that he wasn’t surprised when Amir was halted by Garcia.

“I knew that was going to happen,” Guerrero would tell me. “And I think if they fight, every time that will happen. Amir Khan just don’t have a chin, that’s it. I take my hat off to Danny Garcia. I’m happy for him. He went out there and knocked out Khan. A little bit sad that he got to him before I did but he did his thing and all you can do is congratulate him.”

As far as Khan’s remarks towards Roach’s condition, Guerrero felt he was completely out of line.

“For him to say that, that’s straight being a scumbag,” added Guerrero. “His next fight is going to show. Time is going to tell. The guy can’t take a punch. You can’t blame that on Freddie Roach.”

It should be noted that Khan has since came forward to try to dispel the notion that he is out to blame Roach for any of his recent performances.

"Hey guys I didn’t say [Freddie Roach] is a bad trainer; he’s [one] of the best out there and took my career to a high,” Khan stated via his personal Twitter account. “I blame myself for the losses in my career. Not blaming [Freddie Roach] or anyone. I just needed a change."

Tags: Amir Khan , Robert Guerrero , Freddie Roach



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comment by ModernTalking, on 11-03-2012
[QUOTE=ddangerous]Sometimes I like Ghost, sometimes he gets on my nerves. He continues to walk the tightrope with this.[/QUOTE] I usually don't like guys who talk alot like the Ghost but the dude walk the walk so I respect that. If he keeps fighting the kind of fight he's doing now he's going...

comment by AntonTheMeh, on 11-03-2012
lol. gotta love the ghost.

comment by ModernTalking, on 11-03-2012
[QUOTE=Lazakill]khans exact quote: "It's hard to see him older and getting worse. I wish him the best. Freddie, with the Parkinson's disease, he was struggling with instructions and couldn't move as well." how can anyone fukin disagree?[/QUOTE] Who give a ***** if you agree or not, that'...

comment by ddangerous, on 11-03-2012
Sometimes I like Ghost, sometimes he gets on my nerves. He continues to walk the tightrope with this.

comment by spoonwars, on 11-03-2012
Nice story building. What if Khan leaves Golden Boy in the future to fight Pacquiao with Roach? Knockout of the year.

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