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Khan vs Bradley Unification is Heading To Las Vegas

By Lem Satterfield

LAS VEGAS - Cameron Dunkin, who manages WBO/WBC junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11 KOs), confirmed a Wednesday report by BoxingScene.com, that his fighter will face WBA counterpart, Amir Khan (24-1, 17 KOs), on July 23. An agreement was reached in principle between Bradley's promoter, Gary Shaw, and, Khan's promoter, Golden Boy Promotions.

According to Rick Reeno of BoxingScene, Shaw and Golden Boy Promotions met last week in Los Angeles and reached a verbal agreement on most of the major points in the deal.

"They've already given out a date and they've given out a place, which is going to be right here at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Our guys is ready to go," said Dunkin of Bradley-Khan. "We just want to go over the financial terms and everything and all of the things that go around with the fight. I'm sure they want to talk about a future and all of that, but we're ready to go."

Bradley-Khan is contingent on Khan's getting beyond an April 16 match up against fellow Englishman and southpaw Paul McCloskey (22-0, 12 KOs) in an HBO televised clash from the MEN Arena in England.

Lem Satterfield is the boxing editor at AOL FanHouse and the news editor at BoxingScene.com. To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pirao on 02-21-2011

I think this fight will happen, Bradley and Khan don't strike me as the Haye type, I thin they both want recognition as the man in the division and to get that they need to fight :boxing:

Comment by Eamion on 02-21-2011

[QUOTE=Rocks!;10121615]You're an idiot to limit Khan's abilities to just "speed". He's an excellent combination puncher, throws killer body shots and packs decent power.[/QUOTE] He would not be a good combination puncher if he didnt have speed,the best combination punchers are…

Comment by Davros? on 02-18-2011

Should be a good fight although would have liked to watched it in England.

Comment by apollocreed on 02-18-2011

note to sam letterfield - mcloskey is irish, not english!

Comment by FloydTBE on 02-18-2011

timmy - khan is a good competitive fight. best 2 at 140lbs, at last this division willget sorted out

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