Advertisement
Advertisement

Prescott Falls Over Laughing at Amir Khan Chin Hype

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

Junior welterweight contender Breidis Prescott disagrees with a recent statement that appeared on BoxingScene.com. According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, WBA/IBF 140-pound champion Amir Khan might possibly possess the "best chin in boxing." In 2008, Prescott knocked Khan out in 54-seconds of the first round.

"He has the heart of a lion, and in the Maidana fight, he showed that he might have the best chin in the sport of boxing. He really is an all-round athlete and a first-class human being," Schaefer said.

Prescott is not impressed with Khan's ability to take a punch.

"When I read that, I spit out my water and fell out of my chair from laughing. That was one of the funniest statements that I've ever read. Khan's chin is made out of paper. He fought one puncher in the last three years and [Marcos] Maidana almost knocked him out with the first solid punch [in round ten]. He was lucky Maidana was tired and couldn't finish him off. He says nobody wants to fight him at 140-pounds. I'm right here. Maidana is here, Mike Alvarado, Jesse Vargas, Lucas Matthysse. He won't fight any of us. He will run to 147 to fight a punching bag like Matthew Hatton with feathers in his fists," Prescott said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 10-16-2011

Alvarado-Prescott will be a good fight. Prescott is right about the fact that there are still people at 140, and new names will be moving up as well, but I don't blame Khan for moving up to 147. Khan looks…

Comment by chavez jr on 10-13-2011

Nothing he said wasn't true.

Comment by !! Shawn on 10-13-2011

[QUOTE=eddie_monster;11286147]This bum shouldn't be laughing, he just lost to McCloskey!!![/QUOTE] That fight wasn't even near being close, it was a fairly comfortable win for Prescott in my book.

Comment by Shogun99 on 10-13-2011

[QUOTE=TOBYLEE1;11288183]If I'm a hater you are a fan boy. Khan has been rocked before by lesser punchers. And I know you are going to blame it on him fighting at a lower weight[/QUOTE] And yet he hasn't touched the canvas…

Comment by rorymac on 10-13-2011

[QUOTE=BoZz;11286701]and khan is obsessed with mayweather....they all want to fight the fights where the best paycheck is presented.[/QUOTE] Dis true. I'm split, on one hand Khan should fight BP to get rid of haters, on the other he has far…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (62)
Top Headlines Top Rank Motivated To Continue Staging Events in China Daud Yordan Gets Technical Nod Over Yoshitaka Kato Amir Khan: When I Beat Canelo, Everyone is Going To Say 'Wow!' Thompson: They Can't Find a Bum For Luis Ortiz, I'd Expose Him! Julian Williams-Marcello Matano IBF Eliminator For Charlo Shot Boxeo Telemundo Season Premiere to Honor Decorated War Veteran Photos/Weights: Machado vs. Araiza, Cotto vs. Lopez, More Francisco Santana Inks Managerial With Frank Espinoza Luis Ortiz's Opponent Hunt Continues For 3/5 HBO Date Amir Khan Hit By Social Media Hack Attack Frampton: I Feel Sorry For Rigo; Quigg Should Be Embarrassed Dublin Weigh-In Turns Deadly; Saturday Show Canceled Sammy Vasquez Jr. Welcomes Billel Dib To PROBox Stable Inoue, Carmona Agree To Terms For Mandatory Title Fight Lundy Warns Terence Crawford: Nobody Has 'Clearly' Beat Me Sanchez: Canelo Can Be 155, But Golovkin Will Weigh 160! Frank Warren Gives His Take on Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan Joseph Parker Nears Title Shot, Lands Top WBO Ranking George Groves Very Interested in Martin Murray Showdown Lolenga Mock Faces Jorge Silva on February 26 in Aarhus Fazeldin-Mboyane Rescheduled For April 2 In Rotherham Fury: If I Can Beat Klitschko, Khan Capable of Stunning Canelo Chavez Jr. Rips Canelo For Facing Khan: Embarrassment To 160 Seanie Monaghan Hungers For Title Shot, Says Time is Now Deontay Wilder: If Fury Wins, I'll Go To The UK To Take His Titles! Video: Ashley Theophane Discusses Adrien Broner Clash Andre Ward: Nobody Wants Kovalev - That's The Guy I Want! Konstantin Ponomarev-Brad Solomon in Play for Pacquiao-Bradley Margarito Ordered To Have More Medical Tests Before Return Photos/Weights: Caballero, Frankie Gomez, Shane Mosley Jr. Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Canelo-Khan, Career, More Alexander Ustinov Accepts WBA Showdown With Luis Ortiz Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Fighting: I Don't Really Miss It Tarver Cracked Hard Over Child Support Bill - Belts, Medal, Car Theophane Explains His Secret Weapon To Beat Adrien Broner John Magda, Christopher Brooker Clash on ShoBox, 2/19 Canelo's Coach: Khan is an Attractive Fight, Dangerous Speed NSAC Approves Canelo-Khan For 5/7 At T-Mobile Arena Callum Smith Pumped For "Biggest Fight" of His Career Tyson Fury Says 5 Venues in The Running For Klitschko Rematch
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement