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Mayweather Reacts To Khan's Comment on Pacquiao

By Edward Chaykovsky

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) briefly spoke with UK paper Daily Mail about the possibility of facing British star Amir Khan (29-3, 19KOs) in 2015. Khan is scheduled to fight on December 6th and Mayweather returns on September 13th against Marcos Maidana in a rematch. In a recent interview, Khan stated that his old Wild Card stablemate, Manny Pacquiao, would present a tougher match than Mayweather.

'He (Amir Khan) knows that the fight between us can still happen,' Mayweather said to Daily Mail. 'He is an exciting young fighter - but I don't just fight anybody - they have to prove themselves. If you ask me will the fight happen - then I would say yes. I hope next year - but these fights are always about timing.

'I saw the comments where he thought Manny would give him a tougher fight than me. I have no response to that. I will just remind him of those comments after I have beaten him.'

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by alexguiness on 08-23-2014

[QUOTE=trufightfanatic;14878986]if Khan is one of the best available, then Floyd should go ahead and retire today because there is no one out there to beat. Fortunately Khan is not and hopefully he fights Kell Brook so that he can lose…

Comment by 1q3er5 on 08-23-2014

[QUOTE=FightTalent;14879766]Put your obvious dislike of Floyd aside and maybe Ramadan will come to mind. More importantly, this is business and TIMING is everything. Khan doesnt DESERVE a fight with Floyd, however, if the TIMING is right, meaning that from a…

Comment by Nomadic on 08-23-2014

[QUOTE=Beercules;14878094]Canelo Cotto in May.[/QUOTE] If MW fight Khan, this fight is going to knock him off his pedestal for PPV king if they fight on the same night.

Comment by mathed on 08-22-2014

Floyd, just fight Maidana, chose his gloves, the ring size, have the ref in your pocket and ride off into the sunset. No one wants to see you against Khan, and you are afraid of Pac...just move on.

Comment by boxingfan4life on 08-22-2014

If Khan fights and beats Brook in December the fight with Floyd will happen.

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