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Khan vs Ortiz Clash Bound To Happen, Says De La Hoya

By Robert Morales

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya confirmed he re-signed super lightweight champion Amir Khan to a long-term deal over this past weekend. Which means he will be promoting Khan for a long time as well. De La Hoya was asked if Khan, who beat Paul McCloskey on Saturday in England, will eventually move up to 147.

"Yes," De La Hoya said. "Big boy."

 Big enough to deal with WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz?

"Oh, eventually, that's going to happen," De La Hoya said. "He (Khan) is going to move up to 147. He wants to move up to 147."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Marchegiano on 04-21-2011

My man Ortiz beats King Khan in 6. By KO

Comment by Garcia's Dad on 04-21-2011

What's interesting is that Team Khan have mentioned fighting Ortiz a lot. Now, I've always found that curious because even when Vic was being written off pre-Berto, I thought he was a bad style match up for Khan. A big…

Comment by -Antonio- on 04-21-2011

I had Ortiz over Khan before, I'm sticking to it. I haven't seen anything that shows me Khan's chin isn't better and I haven't seen much KO power either. I know Ortiz can punch, I know he'll hit Khan in…

Comment by leemoorcroft on 04-21-2011

khan would end ortiz in 5

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 04-21-2011

[QUOTE=Eamion;10417230]Ortiz would destroy Khan and anyone that thinks otherwise knows **** all about Boxing[/QUOTE] Is this the guy who sing F you,you hoe I don't want ya back??

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