Khan Sweating Bullets as Fans Push Mayweather-Maidana

A few days ago, Floyd Mayweather Jr. asked his social network fans to vote on whether his next fight should be against Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana.

Mayweather wrote: "I'm going to let the fans vote. Tell me who I should fight next. Khan or Maidana?"

Khan is adamant that he signed a contract in December that puts him in line for a possible pay-per-view fight with Mayweather on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but the former Olympic silver medalist is still waiting to find out if he will face the unbeaten WBC welterweight champion.

Although a May showdown in Las Vegas was mooted for the British fighter, Mayweather, 36, also has the option of taking on Maidana, who lost on points to Khan in 2011.

Khan, 27, has been holding out for a lucrative clash with Mayweather since suffering a scare in his dramatic points victory over Julio Diaz in Sheffield last April.

But Maidana's career has skyrocketed after upsetting Adrien Broner in impressive fashion last December, while Khan's career has not fully recovered since he suffered back to back defeats to Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia.

As the votes continue to roll in, the fans are screaming their opinions loud - and Maidana has grabbed a huge lead in the poll - which promoted Khan to go on Twitter to express his frustration over his former foe potentially sliding in to snatch away the Mayweather payday.

"Mayweather says he needs a easy fight and fans want to see a knockout so maybe that's the reason he doesn't want to fight me and wants Maidana?"

Maidana has never been stopped as a pro or amateur.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Wyl-Out on 02-06-2014

[QUOTE=J The UnBiased;14209315]Lara could possibly steal 3 rounds[/QUOTE] Lara could possibly beat Floyd...

Comment by sugarsmosley_ on 02-06-2014

Khan is sweating bullets, hopefully the force from the sweat dripping onto his chin doesn't cause him to wobble around on bambi legs edit: Floyd fight is off as Amir khan fell down a flight of stairs from a 1-2…

Comment by thack on 02-06-2014

[QUOTE=big_james10;14211580]Khan is a selfish, arrogant little snot. He should have fought Alexander a few months ago. If he had fought and defeated Alexander, we wouldn't be having this debate over whether he deserves a shot at Mayweather. However, because either…

Comment by big_james10 on 02-06-2014

[QUOTE=Weebler I;14211407]I'm not even sure it would be his biggest payday. Hearn offered $5m to fight Brook, is he going to make more than $5m v Floyd?[/QUOTE] When is a $5 million offer not a $5 million offer? When you…

Comment by big_james10 on 02-06-2014

Khan is a selfish, arrogant little snot. He should have fought Alexander a few months ago. If he had fought and defeated Alexander, we wouldn't be having this debate over whether he deserves a shot at Mayweather. However, because either…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (211)
Top Headlines Jeff Horn Crushes Rico Mueller As Title Shot Nears David Haye: Fans Want Me To Smash Tony Bellew, Shut Him Up Joshua Taylor Tabbed To Become World Champion By McGuigan Tim Bradley: I Need To Retire A Winner, Capture One More Title Eric Molina: I'll Fight Anthony Joshua or David Price on Dec. 10 Canelo: It Would Be an Honor To Rematch Miguel Cotto Kevin Lerena Confident of Knocking Micki Nielsen Out Dejan Zlaticanin: I'm Fighting Mikey Garcia on January 28 Custio Clayton Stops Ramses Agaton in Eight Rounds in Montreal WBO Prez To Canelo Critics: Why Did Golovkin Reject Andre Ward! Terence Crawford Seeks Foe For 12/10, Antonio Orozco Next? Chavez Sr. Expects His Son To Return Stronger, Better Than Ever Jessie Magdaleno, Oscar Valdez Discuss Their PPV Fights Golovkin, Sanchez Frown at Golden Boy's Offer To Face Canelo Charlo-Williams, Cuellar-Mares, Promoted By Schaefer, on Dec. 10 Photos: LaRon Mitchell, Scott Alexander Ready For Battle Photos: Valdez, Magdaleno Putting in Work For PPV Fights Golovkin's Promoter Willing To Make Concessions To Get Canelo David Price: If I Land Joshua, I'm Going in There To Do Damage WBO Prez: No Doubt Canelo Knocks Mayweather Out in Rematch! Orlando Salido's Adviser Provides Update on Back Injury Abel Sanchez Has High Expectations For Alex Saucedo Photos: Gennady Golovkin is a Big Hit in Mexico City Parker-Ruiz Approved For WBO Belt, Winner Must Face David Haye Sam Soliman Over The Moon With Court Victory in Germany Coyle-Hibbert, Scarpa-Davies, Bellotti Set For Nov 26 at Wembley Hearn Frustrated: Klitschko-Browne is Huge Letdown For Fans! Carl Frampton Says Rematch Deal Finalized With Leo Santa Cruz Chilemba Training With Roy Jones Jr. For Oleksandr Gvozdyk Alberto Palmetta, Olympian, Inks With Sampson, Maravilla Photos: Frankie Gavin, Sam Eggington Square Up at FInal Presser Abel Sanchez: Golovkin Can Be Nice, Gassiev Wants To Hurt You! Tony Thompson: That ‘Fool’ Dillian Whyte Is C-Level, Easy Work Roberto Duran: Canelo Alvarez Will Beat Gennady Golovkin! Magdaleno: I Want To Send Nonito Donaire Into Retirement Hooker: 140 is a Tough Division, Terence Crawford is Top Dog David Price Willing To Replace Klitschko, Fight Anthony Joshua Hearn: I Think Klitschko Might Be Looking For Easier Fight Micki Nielsen-Kevin Lerena: Muller Breaks Down The Fight Jeff Horn, Rico Mueller on Weight - Both Promise To Win Big

Latest Active Forum Threads