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 Last update:  7/21/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Roach Wants Khan To Face Bradley, Then Mayweather
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by Rick Reeno

Freddie Roach, trainer of WBA 140-pound champion Amir Khan, wants his boxer to clean out the junior welterweight division, and then move up to welterweight to face Floyd Mayweather Jr.

During the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion regarding a possible fight between Khan and Mayweather in 2012. On Saturday at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Khan is facing IBF champion Zab Judah. If Khan defeats Judah, then Roach wants to target a fight with WBC/WBO champion Timothy Bradley.

"We still have one more guy that we want to fight in the 140-pound division, Bradley. I'd rather clean this division out, unify the titles and then move up," Roach told BoxingScene.com.

Bradley was the original target for this Saturday's event. After weeks of negotiations, Bradley rejected a lucrative deal to face Khan. Based on the recent turn of events, Bradley could be facing an extended stay on the sidelines. The boxer is involved in a legal battle with his co-promoters Gary Shaw and Ken Thompson.

"Mayweathers, Bradleys.....why do they talk so much but they don't sign any contracts? It's amazing to me. We need the best to fight the best and I think I would love to see that [fight]. Hopefully it happens," Roach said.

Tags: Timothy Bradley , Amir Khan , Khan-Bradley , Khan vs Bradley , Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Freddie Roach


 

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comment by LeadUppercut, on 07-22-2011
[QUOTE=Harry Balls]lets be real here. pacquiao won't take the tests, and floyd won't budge on that. Lets see Khan - Mayweather in england and Bradley - Pacquiao in manilla or whatever. After that maybe they realize they have to fight Martinez or retire or fight some total random. (floyd has...

comment by Harry Balls, on 07-22-2011
lets be real here. pacquiao won't take the tests, and floyd won't budge on that. Lets see Khan - Mayweather in england and Bradley - Pacquiao in manilla or whatever. After that maybe they realize they have to fight Martinez or retire or fight some total random. (floyd has cotto/marg winner ...

comment by Brother Jay, on 07-22-2011
[QUOTE=LeadUppercut]Mayweather is proven to have near-impregnable defence, he knows every style/trick in the book, and is the most accurate puncher in recorded history. You cant seriously be hyping Amir against Mayweather at this point ? He needs to take care of his business at 140, continu...

comment by LeadUppercut, on 07-22-2011
[QUOTE=D4thincarnation]Maybe you should watch the Malignaggi fight again. Paulie laned one punch all night on Khan's chin, ONE PUNCH Defense, tight double guard, difficult to brake down from someone throwing singles. Maidana landed about 5-6 right hand, mostly to the side of the head, the ...

comment by LeadUppercut, on 07-22-2011
[QUOTE=Dedication]Why does Roach keep pushing for a Khan vs Mayweather fight? and not one with Manny.[/QUOTE] Strange huh ? :?!: If it was the first time Freddie had made that comment, you could brush it off as heresay, exaggeration, or a simple reply to a leading question, misquote, etc....

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