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Roach on Amir Khan Facing Erik Morales in December

By Chris LaBate

Fresh from his unification win over Zab Judah, the WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Amir Khan is likely going to return in December. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is mentioning former champion Erik Morales as a possible opponent. Morales returns on the Floyd Mayweather-Victor Ortiz undercard, which is scheduled for September 17 in Las Vegas.

Roach would rather match Khan against Timothy Bradley or the winner of Robert Guerrero-Marcos Maidana. But if the fight gets made, Roach expects a real fight.

"Erik Morales did well in his last fight against Marcos Maidana. He's another experienced guy like Zab so you can never count him out. For me as a fan, I think there are better fights out there for Amir. But one thing you can say about Morales, he always comes to fight," Roach said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lets rumble on 07-27-2011

[QUOTE=fastblack;10903352]morales is a burro an old mule ready for the glue factory. these old recycled mexicans never know when it's over. Morales is looking for a paycheck let Khan beat the hell out of this punch drunk bum. It would…

Comment by tyger on 07-27-2011

Morales is 4-6 in his last 10 fights and 3-5 in his last 8. I hope no sanctioning body gives him a title shot til he improves on that.

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 07-27-2011

[QUOTE=Money_May;10902593]Firstly bro with that chick in your pic I get seriously distracted from your comments lol. second, khan wanted peterson in april and offered him £200K which was 4X the amount peterson got against ortiz but lamont turned it down.…

Comment by dawge on 07-27-2011

[QUOTE=fastblack;10903352]morales is a burro an old mule ready for the glue factory. these old recycled mexicans never know when it's over. Morales is looking for a paycheck let Khan beat the hell out of this punch drunk bum. It would…

Comment by fastblack on 07-26-2011

morales is a burro an old mule ready for the glue factory. these old recycled mexicans never know when it's over. Morales is looking for a paycheck let Khan beat the hell out of this punch drunk bum. It would…

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