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Berto Spoke To Khan, No Tension Over Mayweather Shot

By Radio Rahim

Andre Berto says there is no tension with his stablemate, Amir Khan, over Floyd Mayweather's announcement last week.

Khan has been chasing after Mayweather for the last two years. He was confident of landingĀ a fall shot at the pound-for-pound king on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The unexpected happened when Mayweather revealed Berto's nameĀ as the official Showtime Pay-Per-View opponent.

Berto and Khan train out of the same Bay Area gym with their mutual coach Virgil Hunter. Both of them are also advised by Al Haymon [and so is Mayweather].

Khan was very disappointed by Mayweather's decision, but wished Berto luck in the fight.

"I didn't have a conversation with him once it got announced. Me and him, we spoke a little bit before that though. We spoke, and me and him knew that we were in the running for it. We had a real cool conversation and we just wished each other luck...whoever gets it, good luck to him," Berto told BoxingScene.com.

"I'm not going to talk bad about Amir, but if it's me or him it's going to be an entertaining fight. Like I said, both of us are young, we're fast, we're explosive and we bring a lot to the table when it comes down to it."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by damian War on 08-10-2015

[QUOTE=Box-Office;15955521]Why are you/Floyd fans trying to hide behind that joke? Not for you to laugh at. It's a sh1t fight against a bum. Simple as that. It didn't have to be Khan.[/QUOTE] if i remember correctly.. prior to the pacquiao…

Comment by -MAKAVELLI- on 08-10-2015

:lol1: :lol1: Khan needs a hug

Comment by BodiesInFlight on 08-10-2015

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;15955518]He already kinda publicly threw Berto under the bus by indirectly referring to him as an easy opponent. I can imagine Khan is pulling his hair out behind closed doors :lol1:[/QUOTE] Well i'd say that's being brutally honest…

Comment by Box-Office on 08-10-2015

[QUOTE=damian War;15955480]:bottle: ..[B] look at all the mental torture khan is going through after floyd-berto was announced.. that alone makes that fight worth it[/B].. as far as people like you go, yall already cried enough on May 2nd.[/QUOTE] Why are…

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 08-10-2015

[QUOTE=BodiesInFlight;15955495]Khans not a malicious guy. a bit of a plank maybe but I would have been shocked to hear him saying anything bad about Berto because he got the fight over himself.[/QUOTE] He already kinda publicly threw Berto under the…

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