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Mayweather: Khan Gets ‘Money’ Shot By Beating Broner

By Ryan Maquiñana

Floyd Mayweather took to social media Sunday night to respond to Amir Khan’s pleas to get the next shot at boxing’s pound-for-pound king.

“I don't have an easy fight on May 3, 2014, so I can't over look Marcos Maidana,” Mayweather said via his Facebook and Twitter accounts, “but Amir Khan if you and Adrien Broner end up fighting each other on my show and you win (which you won’t)... I'll fight you.”

Mayweather (45-0, 26 KOs) is slated to fight Marcos Maidana (35-3, 31 KOs) on May 3 at a location yet to be disclosed. Khan (28-3, 19 KOs) was the other finalist in the race to land the bout, but after failing to do so, the British star turned his attention to former titleholder Adrien Broner (27-1, 22 KOs) instead.

“Floyd Mayweather, tell Adrien Broner to fight me on your card and when I beat him, you fight me next,” Khan said on Saturday.

Perhaps Khan will get his wish in the fall if all goes according to plan.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SeekDaGreat on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=kadafi;14290960]Yeah. Khan's the best. Really TOUGH FIGHT for Floyd. Like Maidana. A DANGEROUS fight for Floyd. Best Pound for pound boxer of all time. Fighting only the BEST. The guy's the real deal. Doesnt cherry picks.[/QUOTE] Ahhh, I see.

Comment by kadafi on 03-04-2014

[QUOTE=SeekDaGreat;14290946]Fight of the century? Lmao.[/QUOTE] Yeah. Khan's the best. Really TOUGH FIGHT for Floyd. Like Maidana. A DANGEROUS fight for Floyd. Best Pound for pound boxer of all time. Fighting only the BEST. The guy's the real deal. Doesnt cherry…

Comment by SeekDaGreat on 03-03-2014

[QUOTE=kadafi;14290937]Floyd fighting the best. The world wants to see these fights for the pound for pound king. Best fighter in the world!! Cant wait. Fight of the century.[/QUOTE] Fight of the century? Lmao.

Comment by kadafi on 03-03-2014

Floyd fighting the best. The world wants to see these fights for the pound for pound king. Best fighter in the world!! Cant wait. Fight of the century.

Comment by MJ406 on 03-03-2014

[QUOTE=Bigg Rigg;14287956]Fight better happen on the card now that Floyd gassed everybody by saying it will be. I like the fight but would have rather seen [B]Broner vs Matthysse[/B] and Khan vs Porter or Thurman.[/QUOTE] bold: what are the odds…

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