Schaefer: Khan's UK Fight in March, Then Mayweather
Once his final outing at light-welterweight has been negotiated, for December 10, then WBA/IBF champion Amir Khan will step up a division and have one fight before colliding with Floyd Mayweather Jr. - possibly at Wembley. According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, Khan's return to the UK will likely take place in March, followed by a fight with Mayweather - if the boxer defeats WBC champion Victor Ortiz on September 17.
"We are trying to locate a March date for Amir to come and fight here in the UK," said Schaefer. "After that, all being well, he will fight Mayweather some time after the summer. For that fight we'll be looking at the economics to see how we can stage it here. Mayweather has made it clear to me that he wants a big fight at Wembley Stadium. That would be massive."
Schaefer was speaking at a press conference in London today when it was announced that Mayweather's clash with Ortiz will be screened on Primetime pay per view.
Khan are you serious? So you want to fight Morales, who lost to Maidana...whom you said you don't want to rematch with. Your scared to rematch Prescott and if Mathesse wins, but you'll fight him, whom Zab Judah beat already.…Comment by Sugar Q on 08-15-2011
[QUOTE=vleober;10992345]In my Opinion, GBP has allready paid Victor off. It's a win for Victor already getting paid 2million something. How you go talk about KHAN if your current fight labeled" Star Power" didn't even playout yet? Shady games in boxing.[/QUOTE]…Comment by BIGBOXINGFAN on 08-15-2011
Is Mayweather in LondonComment by waxfondler on 08-15-2011
sooooooo... GBP lines up victor and khan for floyd.... GBP in-house party... and schaeffer lining up khan completely disregarding the pac fight.... sounds like some arum tactics. well.... floyd CLAIMS to fight twice a year now. lets see...Comment by The Big Dunn on 08-15-2011
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