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Khan: Everyone in Vegas Said I'll Trouble Mayweather

By Edward Chaykosvky

After his victorious return at MGM Grand in Las Vegas last Saturday night, Amir Khan says the fans in attendance were demanding a fight between him and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Both fighters saw action that night. Khan won a dominant twelve round unanimous decision over Luis Collazo, and Mayweather won a twelve round majority decision over Marcos Maidana in the main event.

Mayweather will return on September 13. Khan is unable to make that date because of Ramadan. The British wants to return on a date in November or December - against Mayweather or someone else in the top ten.

"Everywhere I was walking in Vegas everyone was talking about me fighting Mayweather," Khan said to Sky Sports Ringside. "They were saying: 'We want to see that fight' and 'you're the only one that can give him problems with that speed, movement and explosiveness'.

"I was watching the fight between him and Maidana and Maidana was getting a lot of shots in. And Maidana is a lot slower than me and his footwork is a lot slower. When you fight someone like Floyd Mayweather, you can't respect him. You have to go out all guns blazing. Mayweather is a great fighter but opponents are getting smarter and fighters are getting smarter.

"I think what Floyd Mayweather needs is someone who is not going to stand in front of him with slow feet and slow hands, and that is me. I don't have slow feet or slow hands. Floyd is an amazing fighter and the only people who can give him problems are good boxers, who can move their feet well and who can make opponents miss."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lets rumble on 05-12-2014

[QUOTE=etradervic;14542981]Khan would be easy work for Mayweather. Mayweather is fast, would catch Khan, and hurt him. Although against Maidana, Mayweather only won 4 rounds. Maidana easily won the 1st 6 rounds, the 8th, and 11th.[/QUOTE] C'mon man mayweather clearly won…

Comment by etradervic on 05-11-2014

Khan would be easy work for Mayweather. Mayweather is fast, would catch Khan, and hurt him. Although against Maidana, Mayweather only won 4 rounds. Maidana easily won the 1st 6 rounds, the 8th, and 11th.

Comment by 786 on 05-11-2014

[QUOTE=lopez36;14537736]I saw nothing in his fight against Collazo that made me think he could be competitive with mayweather,he's fast but sloppy with his punches,what about his fight makes him think he can win? was it the constant pulling down on…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 05-11-2014

at this point....Floyd might've won the fight against Chino but he lost a little bit of his aura....dudes THINK Provodnikov type dudes would beat him now...smh...crazy!!!....before the Chino fight, I've always felt like Khan has the tools to push Floyd…

Comment by thack on 05-11-2014

[QUOTE=Fishkie;14537825]Its true, everyone face2face telling him hes the best.. Behind the PC, everyones rips this guy a new one!! :lame:[/QUOTE] like the picture of Kirk have known him and brother Tony for nearly fifty years!Good guys and underrated by many.…

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