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McCloskey: I'll Beat The Boy Who Knocked Khan Out

By Nick Parkinson, courtesy of The Daily Star

PAUL McCLOSKEY insists Amir Khan will have no choice but to give him a rematch if he beats his nemesis Breidis Prescott.

The Northern Irishman faces Colombian hitman Prescott in an eliminator for Khan’s WBA world light-welterweight title in Belfast on Saturday.

Prescott knocked out Khan in under a minute three years ago – but the Bolton boxer has since rebuilt his career and captured two versions of the world title.

WBA and IBF champ Khan, 24 (below) has yet to name his next opponent after beating American Zab Judah in July.

Mexican Erik Morales is being considered for a fight on December 10 but former European champion McCloskey, 32, would love to be Khan’s next challenger.

He is still bitterly angry about the decision to stop their fight in the sixth round in April.

McCloskey was halted by a cut caused by a clash of heads and said: “Khan is in a corner at the moment.

“He’s looking for a big fight but there aren’t many out there at the moment.

“I think the fight with me could happen and I would love the opportunity to avenge the last fight, because of the way it ended.

“But I will beat the boy who knocked Amir out and then we will see what he has to say.”

McCloskey has also had strong words for Khan’s reaction following their fight.

He said: “I thought he was a nice fella but after our fight he was totally unprofessional and arrogant at the press conference.

“If the fight happens with Khan I will be happy – but it is about the world title, not Amir Khan.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by komodo on 09-04-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11080979]PAUL McCLOSKEY insists Amir Khan will have no choice but to give him a rematch if he beats his nemesis Breidis Prescott. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=43366]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE] [IMG]http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/7720/stillg.png[/IMG]

Comment by Money_May on 09-04-2011

Name dropping khan as his fight with Prescott gets closer so more people watch it. And wtf is Paul on about, in the post fight conference it was his camp that was being disrespectful acting like the pikeys they are!

Comment by IRISH LULLABY on 09-04-2011

[QUOTE=uglypug;11081210] [B]LOL, but where the hell has FASTBLACK been?! haha he usually keeps the white boxers in check hahaha. . . [/B][/QUOTE] LMAOOOOOO!!! :lol1: :lol1: Yes, fastblack is M.I.A. and his contributions are missed.

Comment by UglyPug on 09-04-2011

[QUOTE=MR. KIPLING;11081115]Pauper McClonkey, nobody knows your name! LOLOLOLOL if McCrusty ducks and dives into a big punch from Breadline Pisspot and gets KO'd on his swivel. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:[/QUOTE] HAHA brilliant english banter!

Comment by UglyPug on 09-04-2011

I still like McCloskey; the northern irishman is as slick as they come! But he shouldn't be talking about a Khan rematch - while he did make khan miss 95% of his shots, he didn't do **** in return? after…

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