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Schaefer: Mayweather-Khan Would Fall in Nov. 2012

By Chris LaBate

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Richard Schaefer, a possible mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Amir Khan would take place in the final quarter of 2012, likely in November. Both boxers have a lot left to do. Mayweather has to beat WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on September 17th, and Khan will defend his IBF/WBA junior welterweight titles on December 10 in the United States.

In December, Khan will likely face Erik Morales - if the Mexican boxer beats Lucas Matthysse on the Mayweather-Ortiz undercard, or the British star could go up against Robert Guerrero - if he beats Marcos Maidana on August 27th. IBF mandatory Lamont Peterson is also an option. If Khan pulls through in December, he will make his welterweight debut on a March date in the UK.

"Mayweather is the fight Khan is moving towards and Mayweather wants the fight. Floyd fights Victor Ortiz next month and Khan has to get through a couple of guys first, but after that this fight is likely. It will be huge — Khan is good enough," Schaefer told Daily Mail.

Of course, a Khan fight could be pushed back if Mayweather reaches a deal to face his career rival, Manny Pacquiao. The two sides have been trying to make a fight for the last two years. If Mayweather wins in September, Schaefer will once again sit down with the fighter to discuss a possible Pacquiao clash.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 08-17-2011

Another lawsuit? lol

Comment by WESS on 08-17-2011

[QUOTE=DominiBox;11002392]So, you say BHop was robbed against Calzaghe ?? :smashfrea Wow !! :bottle:[/QUOTE] Who said that?

Comment by DominiBox on 08-17-2011

[QUOTE=WESS;11001932]I bet if you asked Hop, he would tell you he didnt lose and that he wanted a rematch just like he did vs Pascal. Also note that at the end of Round 11, Enzo didn't think Joe was winning.…

Comment by WESS on 08-17-2011

[QUOTE=DominiBox;11001343]I think Bernard Hopkins has a different opinion !! "I will never loso to a white boy"...[/QUOTE] I bet if you asked Hop, he would tell you he didnt lose and that he wanted a rematch just like he did…

Comment by 4Corners on 08-17-2011

[QUOTE=Fighting Pride;10999671]When will people start to realise Mayweather and Golden Boy are in cahoots to make as much off each other as possible and don't care about the Pac fight? DLH, Hatton, Marquez, Mosley, Ortiz, Khan...6 ****ing golden boy fighters…

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