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Bradley: After Beating Amir Khan, I Want Manny Pacquiao

By Rick Reeno

WBC/WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (27-0, 11KOs) is looking for the biggest fights possible in 2011. Provided Amir Khan (24-1, 17KOs) defeats Paul McCloskey on April 16 in Manchester, the WBA champion will face Bradley on July 23 - possibly at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Should Bradley defeat Khan, and unifies three major titles at 140-pounds, he would like to move forward with a Manny Pacquiao showdown for the WBO welterweight crown.

"That's it right there. I think that's the way it should go. I need to win that fight and beat Amir Khan. After that, who is else is there to fight at 140-pounds besides, maybe [Juan Manuel] Marquez, or maybe [Marcos] Maidana. But I'm looking for the bigger fish. I want to fight the best fighters in the world. I feel that if I win that third championship, and become undisputed, I think I should go up and fight the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. I would love the opportunity to fight Manny Pacquiao to see what I could do in the ring," Bradley told BoxingScene.com.

Pacquiao has a scheduled fight with former three division champion Shane Mosley on May 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Despite the heavy underdog label that most experts placed on Mosley's back, Bradley expects the veteran to make it a very hard fight.

"Pacquiao has a tough fight. I don't take nothing away from Shane and I think Shane is going to bring a little bit more to the table than everybody thinks he will," Bradley said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pullcounter on 02-23-2011

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;10145808]War Bradley! P.S. you can't find a post about Bradley without finding a zzz comment about head butts, its old people, find a new joke.[/QUOTE] headbutting isn't a joke in boxing... it's illegal

Comment by LoadedWraps on 02-23-2011

War Bradley! P.S. you can't find a post about Bradley without finding a zzz comment about head butts, its old people, find a new joke.

Comment by jvsnypes on 02-23-2011

I truly think that Amir has the tools to beat Bradley, but he lacks the intangibles. I think he will take the early rounds by sticking and moving, and throwing those fast combinations.But the problem will come in rounds 7…

Comment by betmen on 02-23-2011

[QUOTE=Di Bushbaby;10142147]Sorry Bradley,U do not fit the criteria for fighting Pacman.Especially if U beat Khan,young,prime,undefeated on a winning streak,nope,U don't fit the criteria,sorry.[/QUOTE] fukk you, fukk all of you who doesnt give bradley credit for chalengging pacman. i am pacman…

Comment by Frighteous on 02-22-2011

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;10142215]No i dont actually but carry on....do i know you? Cos you sure pretend like you know me. Guess its nice to have a fanclub. Hopefully the ref takes away Bradleys ONLY weapon (oversized noggun), then we'll see…

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