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Luis Collazo: I Think Amir Khan is Overlooking Me

By Edward Chaykovsky

Former welterweight champion Luis Collazo (35-5, 18KOs) believes British star Amir Khan (28-3, 19KOs) is looking past him. They are set to battle in the co-featured slot to the Showtime Pay-Per-View where Floyd Mayweather Jr will face Marcos Maidana in the main event.

If Khan defeats Collazo, and Mayweather beats Maidana, the two of them are likely going to fight in the fall.

"Yes, he is [overlooking me]. At least that's what I'm hearing. On May 3, I'm going across the ring once that bell rings, you know, and he's just got to get ready. I know I'm getting ready, and I hope he's getting ready the same way, because we've got to give the boxing fans what they want, some excitement," Collazo said.

Khan feels his speed might be too much for Collazo, who disagrees. In 2009, Collazo lost a close decision to Andre Berto. Some felt Collazo had done enough to win that fight. Collazo feels Berto is faster than Khan.

"He's got great speed; but I think he might be a little bit slower than Andre Berto was. And that was a big fight for me. Come fight night we'll definitely see if his speed is going to be a factor or not," Collazo said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SnakeVen0m on 03-30-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14376082]He told you he was talking advice from hatton,he isnt looking over you.HE IS LOOKING THROUGH YOU[/QUOTE] Haha this is true

Comment by micky1971 on 03-30-2014

i cant fackin stand king khunt but, i have to be honest and say he is faster than andre berto. hes lucky hes got collazo really because he should be fighting (ha ha! fighting) paul mccloskey as promised or begging…

Comment by larryxxx. on 03-29-2014

He told you he was talking advice from hatton,he isnt looking over you.HE IS LOOKING THROUGH YOU

Comment by lutenco on 03-29-2014

LUIS is not and he's never been a puncher so boxing fans improvised SHUT UP!!! LUIS is a highly skilled boxer and he will win out boxing KHAN. Speed or not speed,BERTO is a welterweight instead KHAN is a superlightweight…

Comment by simms601 on 03-29-2014

[QUOTE=Lazakill;14375376]Every fight of his? You're completely clueless if you think berto is faster. not in a million years is he even close.[/QUOTE] LOL! Khan is fast, but Berto is likely faster because of his fluint combinations. I find it rather…

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