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Khan vs. McCloskey in Talks For December Rematch?

According to BBC Sport, Paul McCloskey is being linked with a possible rematch with Amir Khan following contacts between the respective fighters' managements. McCloskey's manager Francie McNicholl states that he was contacted by "Khan's people" earlier this week. Khan won a technical decision over McCloskey last year after a clash of heads ended the fight early. McCloskey was cut above his eye and the fight was stopped. All three judges saw it 60-54 for Khan.

"Both parties are serious. The dates being mentioned are 8 or 15 of December in Manchester," said McNicholl.  "If we are looking at either of the December dates, we need to get the fight finalized in the next two weeks because Paul will need a (training) camp of at least eight weeks. I would expect that something will be decided in the next week."

After losing to Khan (26-3, 18KOs), McCloskey decisioned Breidis Prescott but then suffered a shocking TKO loss to DeMarcuis Corley in May. However, McCloskey (24-2, 12KOs) returned last weekend and defeated highly ranked Manuel Perez. Khan has dropped his last two, a split decision to Lamont Peterson last December and a fourth round TKO to Danny Garcia in July.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by paulf on 04-26-2013

I'd rather see him fight Chop Chop.

Comment by tocayito1 on 04-26-2013

[QUOTE=MASTER1454;12747494]If Prescott is way below Khan, then why did Khan get KTFO (in the 1st round) then? I agree there are a lot of casual fans on NSB but I'm not one (not saying that you said that). If Khan…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=tocayito1;12732957]how is that a triabgle theory? prescott is way below where kahn is. theres nothing to gain from it cuz khan fights better fighters than that. you say every one on NSB wants that fight but EVERYONE in NSB sounds…

Comment by tocayito1 on 11-24-2012

[QUOTE=MASTER1454;12569321]I agree. Yes, he thought he was in the clear with Prescott & Garcia, but found himself on the canvas with the lights in his eyes. But I do give it to him in the regard that when he's listening…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 10-09-2012

[QUOTE=S IP U IR S xII;12585853]Are you high still? Hes been crying for Bradley forever, Maidana is now a bum after Khan whoops him? What next, Paulie is now considered over his head with taking that fight back then? He…

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