Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Amir Khan: Marcos Maidana Passes on a July Clash

By Ruslan Chikov

Negotiations continue to name an opponent for Amir Khan's next fight on July 31 in the UK. The Reeklama paper reports that Khan made a request to Golden Boy Promotions to make him a fight with Marcos Maidana. The request was turned down because Maidana's handlers say the fighter is still dealing with a back injury and won't recover in time to have a sufficient training period for the fight.  

The same back injury caused Maidana to withdraw from two scheduled meetings with WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.

"I wanted to fight him [Maidana]. They say he's injured," Khan was quoted as saying.

The opponents being considered are Michael Katsidis and Joel Casamayor. The management of Katsidis are not confident of their chances to secure a sufficient offer to fight Khan. Casamayor may become the lucky choice.

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-01-2010

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;8515495]Why are people saying Bradley is free when he is fighting some nobody at welterweight in July? :dunno:[/QUOTE] I bet the nobody that Bradley is fighting is going to be away better opponent then Khan next opponent.

Comment by BritishBoxing92 on 06-01-2010

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;8513672]Negotiations continue to name an opponent for Amir Khan's next fight on July 31 in the UK. The Reeklama paper reports that Khan made a request to Golden Boy Promotions to make him a fight with Marcos Maidana. The request…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-01-2010

sounds like khan got paid off to stay away from the ring for a lil min.I don't believe the whole injury bit.I think it's GBP way of letting Khan fight other opponents that don't threaten that chinny chin chin.Let's wait…

Comment by Tomasio on 06-01-2010

[B][I]Punk-ass Khan is now trying to play the brave roll calling out an injured Maidana & trying to make it look like Maidana is ducking him...& to make it worst he calls out 2 fighters that are in a lower…

Comment by la pantera on 06-01-2010

WOW! this guy is brave! he calls out 3 fighters...one who is has said he is injured, one who is shot and should be retired, and one who could pose a threat but is too small for 140 lbs.....besides, Khan…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (151)
Top Headlines Vijender Singh Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank News: Christopher Diaz, Bryant Perrella, Tori Nelson, Luis Lebron Hearn: Hooker is The Standout at 140, I Want Defense in Dallas Broner: F*** The Money, I'm Not Just Coming To Get a Check Photos: Manny Pacquiao, Adrien Broner - Face To Face in NYC Broner: Pacquiao Ain't Fighting Floyd, I'm Gonna Beat His Ass! Photos: Canelo Grinding Hard For Rocky Fielding Title Clash Pacquiao Confirms He'll Work With Roach Again For Broner Bout Pacquiao Warns Broner: I've Learned To 'Problem Solve' in Politics Canelo on GGG Win: Nicest Feeling To Shut Mouths With Facts! Claressa Shields vs. Femke Hermans Set, December 8 on HBO Ganigan Lopez Tops Telemundo Card in Mexico City Yves Ngabu vs. Micki Nielsen Finalized For February 16, Belgium Nathan Gorman vs. Alex Leapai Set For Warrington-Frampton LIVE STREAM: Pacquiao vs. Broner - NYC Press Conference Bivol: Alvarez KO Of Kovalev Surprised Me, Favor Him In Rematch Ugas Confident of Winning WBC Belt - Surprising Porter, Critics Hurd: I Would Beat Both Charlos, Canelo and Golovkin! Joseph Parker: After Flores, Hopefully I'll Be Fighting in The UK BoxingScene.com's Television Pick of The Week - Nov. 19 Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits New York For Broner Presser Kieran Smith Ready For Step Up in Class With Peter McDonagh WBC Prez: I Hope Golovkin vs. Charlo Eliminator Will Happen Frampton: Warrington is Made For Me - I'll Prove I'm Better Canelo Says His Coach Felt Fielding Was Perfect Foe at 168 Juan Francisco Estrada Year-End Ring Return Ruled Out Pascal Can Take Legacy To A New Level With Win Over Bivol De La Hoya: If I Train For 3 Months - I Can Get in With The Best! Claressa Shields: I'm The Greatest Woman of All-Time! Photos: David Lemieux, Yves Ulysse Presser For Canelo-Fielding Thomas Valdez Shocks Luis Coria With Split Decision Win Chavez Jr. Admits To Abusing Drugs, Alcohol After Martinez Loss Brandon Rios: If Hearn Presents a Title Shot Next - I'm There! Photos: Jean Pascal in Top Form, Grinds For Dmitry Bivol Clash Anvar Yunusov Stops Jose Salinas in Seventh Round Jarrell Miller: If No Joshua - I'd Fight Whyte, Chisora, Allen or Price! Firat Arslan, Sefer Seferi Battle To a Draw: Chudinov Faces Mendy Photos: Matchroom Girls Hit The Kansas Star Arena Photos: Brandon Rios Batters and Stops Ramon Alvarez Hearn: Wilder-Fury Will Be Terrible; Fury Will Get Knocked Out
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement