Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Khan vs. Garcia: The Trainers Prediction Roundtable

by David P. Greisman

John Scully (Khan): “Khan is probably just a little too much for Garcia at this time and will gradually pull away after a few close and uneventful feeling-out rounds. I think Garcia is a game and gritty kid who feels as though this is a make-or-break type of opportunity, and he will fight with all he’s got — but Khan is on another level today, and that will show through with a late-round stoppage win.”

Eddie Mustafa Muhammad (Khan): “Danny Garcia’s father seems to be doing all the talking. I don’t see Danny or hear Danny saying anything in defense of himself, so I got to go with Amir Khan. [There’s a lack of confidence] anytime you got your father talking for you, and talking really bad. It’s just that I can’t see him winning the fight. Amir Khan wins, probably by a late-round stoppage.”

Sam Garcia (Khan): “I like Amir Khan. I like Amir Khan, but I think his boxing ability is a little bit more fundamental. He’s maybe even faster in hand speed. I know that there’s questions of his chin, but he’s showed a good chin in the last few fights, especially against guys like Maidana. If he can take those shots, and he’s confident right now, I have him winning a unanimous decision.”

Ronnie Shields (Khan): “The Garcia camp is really talking a lot for a guy who’s really young to the sport and is a very young champion. But Amir Khan —I’m a sometime Amir Khan kind of fan. Sometimes I like him. Sometimes I don’t. I like him better when he hasn’t been talking a lot. When he talks a lot, I really don’t like him a lot. This fight he hasn’t really been talking much.

“I’m going to take Amir Khan by unanimous decision. Look, Amir Khan can box, he can turn the pressure on when he wants to. He disappointed me with the Peterson fight. But I think with all the talk that’s going on right now, I just really think that’s going to motivate this kid to train even harder. I just feel Amir Khan, once he uses his boxing skills, I think he’s going to really be hard to beat. Also, I also think he’s much stronger than Garcia.”

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TouchyAndalou on 07-15-2012

[QUOTE=Machingo69;12336171]Where are all you Khan *****es now???? You can all go and suck a D*ck!!!! And you British c*cksuckers can go f*ck yourselfs hahahahaha aha!!!!![/QUOTE]Yeah, **** the **** **** out of those mother****ing **** tit big ass ***** **** ****!!!!!!…

Comment by micky1971 on 07-15-2012

oi mate! bollocks, i cant stand king "khunt" and im english. check my posts on this cunt before you judge the real ENGLISH fight fans.

Comment by Machingo69 on 07-15-2012

Where are all you Khan *****es now???? You can all go and suck a D*ck!!!! And you British c*cksuckers can go f*ck yourselfs hahahahaha aha!!!!!

Comment by Machingo69 on 07-14-2012

Freddy Roach empire is OVER!!!!!!!!

Comment by Machingo69 on 07-14-2012

All of you Khan nut huggers can go f*ck yourselfs hahahahaha!!!!!!! All of you British c*cksuckers can go and die hahahahaha!!!!! Amir Khan ain't sh*t!!! He's over!!!!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Pacquiao: McGregor Not Compatible With Boxing - He Won't Win Lomachenko's Manager Responds Back To Team Rigondeaux Shane Mosley Jr. Motivated To Impress on Pacquiao-Horn Card Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury Now in Manchester, September 23 Fortune: Plain and Simple - Horn Has No Shot To Beat Pacquiao! Team Rigondeaux on Lomachenko: We're Calling Your 130 Bluff! Photos: Tomasz Adamek Returns, Defeats Solomon Haumono Duran: If McGregor is Serious, He'll Break Mayweather's Legs Rigondeaux Wants Lomachenko at 126, Worried He'll Go To 135 Omar Chavez Wants To Get His Hands on Antonio Margarito Roach: I Have Not Seen This Manny Pacquiao in Seven Years! Pacquiao: I've Never Been This Motivated, Fired Up For a Fight! Loeffler: Canelo-GGG, Mayweather-McGregor Both Will Do Well Lomachenko's Manager Dares Rigondeaux: Come Up To 130! Broner Trainer: Garcia Is 'No Marcos Maidana, No Shawn Porter' Light Heavy Holds, Burnett Enters at 118: BScene Ratings Update Buatsi Confident Joshua Will Guide Him Proper To a World Title Carlos Negron Drops Derric Rossy Twice, Stops Him in Four Anthony Fowler Eager To Improve Despite Second Win Manny Pacquiao: Horn is No Easy Fight, He's a Tough Opponent Hopkins Rips Mayweather: Shows a Lack of Respect For Boxing! Golovkin-Canelo and the Allure of Exclusivity Javier Fortuna Crushes Mario Beltre in Two Rounds Carlos Diaz Stays on Track, Decisions Sergio Puente Over Ten BJ Flores Dominates Nick Guivas, Wants Bigger Fight Golovkin: Everyone Knows Saunders is Not Serious, He's a Clown Tyrone Brunson Gets Off The Mat To Blast Out Kermit Cintron Santa Cruz's Father Wants Interim-Bout Before Mares Rematch Heather Hardy Wins MMA Debut With TKO on Bellator Card Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits Brisbane For Jeff Horn Showdown Mayweather Trainer: McGregor-Van Heerden Sparring Could Be Staged Tomasz Adamek, Glowacki, Masternak Pick Up Wins in Poland Pacquiao: I Expect Horn To Go Toe To Toe, It's Going To Be a War Deontay Wilder Ready To Travel For The Right Deal, Says DiBella British Squad Claims Record Eight Medals in Euro Championships Bradley Saunders Puts Injury Nightmare To Bed Vasyl Lomachenko To Fight in August, But Against Whom? Nam-Joon Lee Decisions Gomera, Captures WBA Asia Title Javier Fortuna Stays Busy With Santo Domingo Return Josh Kelly Watched Some Roy Jones Before 79-Second Win
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement