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Nevin Backs Away From Amir Khan Deal, Not Going Pro

LONDON  - Irish Olympian John Joe Nevin has reversed his decision to turn professional opting instead to remain in the amateur circuit.

Super Fight Promotions were made aware of this late last night by his representative Lynn Hunter who stated he would be competing in the upcoming World Series of Boxing tournament.

Super Fight Promotions are disappointed by his decision but would like to sincerely wish him the very best of luck if he feels this is the best choice at this point in his career.

Amir Khan, founder of Super Fight Promotions, said: “It’s disappointing that John Joe will be staying amateur as I firmly believe that he has the potential to make big waves in the professional scene. Nevertheless, I respect his decision to represent the British Lionhearts in the World Series of Boxing and do not rule out the possibility of working with him in the future.” 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dr Rumack on 11-07-2012

[QUOTE=Thickear;12673899]Didn't you know that Khan Promotions and Super Fight Promotions are just two wings of Khan's hugely powerful, global promotional empire.[/QUOTE] :D I know he also donates designer gear to needy kids in Birmingham. Going with Khan wasn't a great…

Comment by any craic lad? on 11-07-2012

[QUOTE=Czarczar;12672939]I remember in the olympics Oscar Valdez dropped him with a body shot, they robbed Valdez in the olympics. Valdez turned pro and got a tko in second round I think. I would like to see Valdez vs Nevin. Valdez…

Comment by Thickear on 11-07-2012

[QUOTE=anonymous2.0;12672672]Is Khan under Khan Promotions or Super Fight Promotions?[/QUOTE] Didn't you know that Khan Promotions and Super Fight Promotions are just two wings of Khan's hugely powerful, global promotional empire.

Comment by Czarczar on 11-06-2012

I remember in the olympics Oscar Valdez dropped him with a body shot, they robbed Valdez in the olympics. Valdez turned pro and got a tko in second round I think. I would like to see Valdez vs Nevin. Valdez…

Comment by anonymous2.0 on 11-06-2012

Is Khan under Khan Promotions or Super Fight Promotions?

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