Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Team Alexander: Khan is Playing Games With The Fans

By Rick Reeno

Kevin Cunningham, manager and trainer of IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (25-1, 14KOs), is surprised with some of the social network commentary comming from potential opponent Amir Khan (28-3, 19KOs). Khan posted a statement where he claims to have already agreed to face Alexander several weeks ago. Khan's return is targeted for December 7th.

"I've agreed to fight Devon Alexander weeks ago. He's creating hype. Its Devon who needs to sign. I'd fight him anywhere."

Cunningham has no idea who Khan is negotiating with, because Alexander has yet to receive a solid proposal.

"We don't have anything to agree to. He's playing games with the fans and the fans aren't stupid. He says he wants to fight Devon. And Devon definitely wants to fight him. Stop playing games with the fans with the fact that you've agreed to fight Devon - because Devon has agreed to fight you. But until a deal that makes sense is struck - it's a bunch of bullsh*t," Cunningham told BoxingScene.com.

"How could [Khan] go out and say a deal is 90% done and you don't even have a deal with the guy [you're trying to fight]. They are doing business for them and us. I guess they represent us too. What kind of deal does Khan have? A deal to fight himself?"

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ray* on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=GoldenGloveLove;13619578]That could apply to Khan just as easy. I don't know what's going on but I don't have any reason to believe one over the other because they've both taken on a crap load of champions for the number of…

Comment by Big Lou on 08-05-2013

Khan wants what Devon has so they better come correct.

Comment by Big Lou on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=LacedUp;13619422]There are so many things wrong with this post it's crazy. First off, Peterson made a career high purse of $650k vs Khan. They did negotiate for a while, as happens with all big fights, but this never went to…

Comment by Prince Mongo on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=LacedUp;13619422] With regards to the bold, that has to be one of the dumbest things i've ever read. The man with the money has the upper hand in the negotiations. Nobody cares about that paper belt, don't you get that?…

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=Ray*;13618348]I think Alexander is on the Mayweather sweepstakes so I expect him to turn down the bigger offer with Khan and fight some casamayor type of fight and then probably onto Mayweather.[/QUOTE] That could apply to Khan just as easy.…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (43)
Top Headlines Carlos Castro Stays Undefeated with Decision Over Palacios Oscar Valdez Drops, Decisions Miguel Marriaga in Tough Fight Joseph Parker's Promoter Does Not Believe Hughie Fury is Injured Gilberto Ramirez Dominates Max Bursak To Retain WBO Title Shawn Porter Stops Andre Berto in Nine To Earn Thurman Shot Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jermell Charlo Knocks Charles Hatley Unconscious In 6th Round Parker's Promoter is Furious: Hughie Fury Claims He is Injured! Shakur Stevenson Makes Pro Debut, Beats Brito in Five Rounds Serrano Stops Santana; Becomes 5-Division Women’s Champ Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter - CompuBox Historical Review Jessie Magdaleno Destroys Adeilson Dos Santos in Two Rounds Magdaleno: I'm Hungrier Now, Holding This Belt For Many Years Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury is OFF - Confirms WBO President LIVE Top Rank Tripleheader Results From StubHub in Carson Krzysztof Zimnoch Demolishes Michael Grant in Two Rounds Martin Murray Beats Gabe Rosado, Who Loses Temper Over Scores Khurtsidze Blasts Tommy Langford To Earn Billy Joe Saunders Arthur Abraham Punishes Robin Krasniqi, Wins WBO Eliminator Dalakian, Yegorov, Yefimovich Win WBA Title Bouts in Kiev Marriaga: Valdez Not Invincible; I'll Knock Crown Off His Head Otto Wallin Drills Gianluca Mandras in Five To Win WBA Regional Tom Farrell Beats Tommy Carus, Retains WBA Regional Juan Carlos Reveco, Jorge Sebastian Heiland Win Big in Argentina Joe Cordina Wins On Debut, Stops Jose Aguilar In Liverpool Charles Conwell Wins Pro Debut, Yuandale Evans Beats Dib Gilberto Ramirez: The Golovkin Fight Can Be Made at Any Time Tony Bellew Rules Out Retirement, Plans To Continue Fighting Joseph Parker Has One Eye On Joshua vs. Klitschko Showdown Jamie Cox Inks Promotional Pact With Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Indongo Manager Eyes Crawford Unification, Hits Back at Lipinets Trainer: Magdaleno Looks Better Now Than When He Beat Donaire Frank Warren on Flanagan-Crolla Status, Anthony Yarde Return Shawn Porter-Andre Berto: Pre-Fight Report Card BJ Flores May Land on Briggs-Oquendo, Povetkin Possible for July 2 Berto, Porter Break Down Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Showdown Warren: Langford Could Land Saunders Shot in Summer With Win Lanardo Tyner: Charlo Will Knock Hatley Out Within Five Rounds Valdez Aims To Create StubHub Classic, Impress With Marriaga Imre Szello Risks His WBO Regional Title Against Toth in Hungary
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement