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Keith Thurman Advises Amir Khan To Stay Away From 147

By Edward Chaykovsky

Hard hitting WBA interim-welterweight champiopn Keith Thurman (21-0, 19KOs) has advised Amir Khan (28-3, 19KOs) to stay away from 147-pounds. Khan is looking to make a full welterweight debut on December 7th, with IBF champion Devon Alexander as a possible opponent. He says Khan couldn't take hard punches at junior welterweight and won't be capable of taking the much harders shots from the upper-tier fighters at 147.

"You know with my motto being ‘KOs For Life’ I don't see a lot of fights going twelve rounds. I beat my head over the simple fact I got two fights on my record that went the distance. I really don't understand why fights go the distance - if you're really fighting, somebody should be getting beat up and beat down. He couldn't take Danny Garcia's left hook at 140. I really don't think Amir Khan has any business stepping up into the 147 division," Thurman told Live Fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bushbaby on 08-07-2013

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;13625906]Khan has beaten top fighters at junior welterweight. Thurman has beaten no top fighters whatsoever in any weight. Those are the salient facts.[/QUOTE] The undeniable fact is Thurman has beaten better welterweights than Amir khan has. Any welterweight…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 08-07-2013

[QUOTE=Tonyu;13626304]Well, well Dirk Diggler UK - Thurman has beaten Zavek ex world champ, beat Quintana who held a world title and challenged Berto for the title recently and Chavez the number 1 contender with record of 20 -0 (18ko) but…

Comment by Tonyu on 08-07-2013

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;13625974]Khan doesn't have any welterweight wins so who cares? Who the fuk is Chaves? Who cares? Thurman is a nobody who hasn't beaten anybody. Tell me when he stops fighting for co-main event money and we'll talk Btw...why…

Comment by sicko on 08-07-2013

Thurman would send Khan into retirement!

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 08-07-2013

Lets put it this way, when/if you are depending on Khan to be flawless then you're better off just betting on the other guy and make yourself some extra money. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

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