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 Last update:  7/8/2011       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Khan: Mayweather Wants Me, Freddie and Me Accepted!
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By Edward Chaykovsky

During a recent interview with the BBC, WBA junior welterweight champion Amir Khan discussed the possibility of fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2012. Mayweather returns on September 17 against WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz, while Khan has a scheduled unification on July 23 against IBF champion Zab Judah. If both of them win their upcoming fights, Khan believes the possibility of facing Mawyeather is very realistic.

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer spoke with Mayweather, who is very interested in the fight. Khan and his trainer, Freddie Roach, accepted Mayweather as a potential opponent for 2012.

"It's very realistic. Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer spoke with Mayweather and his manager, and they really want the fight against me. And he also spoke to me and Freddie and we both agreed to take the fight in 2012. I think it's going to be a huge fight. I would want to bring that fight to the UK because in England we haven't had a real big fight for a long, long time. Floyd Mayweather against me, I think we could sell out Wembley or wherever," Khan said.

"If I go in there and beat Floyd Mayweather, I think that I would be known as one of the greatest fighters in history to come out of England. I really think the fight will happen in the next twelve months."

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


 

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comment by Brother Jay, on 07-08-2011
[QUOTE=S IP U IR S xII]You Floyd fan boys are morons. I love Floyd, but Khan beats him in 2012. Khan will be way more active, and win early and mid rounds due to activity. Floyd will try and make a late run, but will be in too much of a hole from a points perspective. Now before i get the lam...

comment by texasboi15, on 07-08-2011
[QUOTE=JoeDaWg]Wow, I thought "pac your next!". Now he s talking to khan? Doesn't look good, I was excited but it looks like we might get another duck after all. Man this story is so fuking old.[/QUOTE] i agree with you JoeDawg, the story has become quite old. but in floyd's defense, lately h...

comment by sicko, on 07-08-2011
this dude is looking too far ahead :no: he hasn't had a fight at 147 yet lol SLOW DOWN KHAN, FOCUS ON JUDAH!

comment by Rome-By-Ko, on 07-08-2011
[QUOTE=talz]He is unifying with judah ..... It was bradley that turned down the amazing deal that khans team presented to him..... Bradley wanted to focus on the "Bradley brand" lmfao wat a loser.[/QUOTE] LOL at comparing Khan Judah to a Khan Bradley fight..What Khan is trying to do right now ...

comment by texasboi15, on 07-08-2011
[QUOTE=JoeDaWg]Wow, I thought "pac your next!". Now he s talking to khan? Doesn't look good, I was excited but it looks like we might get another duck after all. Man this story is so fuking old.[/QUOTE] i have yet to hear floyd say anything about khan other than, "who is amir khan?" only state...

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