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Khan: Canelo Should Have Been Banned, GGG Wins Quite Easy

Former world champion Amir Khan is still shaking his head at Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

Khan has long stated that a lifetime ban should have been issued when Canelo tested positive for clenbuterol back in February.

Canelo, who received a six month suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, has stated in several interviews that his positive tests were a direct result of ingesting contaminated meat.

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Back in May of 2016, Canelo knocked Khan out in the sixth round of their showdown, which took place at a catch-weight of 155-pounds.

This Saturday, Canelo will challenge IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin to a rematch at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Khan, like Golovkin, says the Mexican boxer has likely been taking clenbuterol for much longer than he's actually claiming.

Khan has seen changes in the physical form of Canelo in recent months and he's picking Golovkin to win big.

“Is Canelo the same fighter that he was in the first fight? He got caught taking clenbuterol. Now, if he’s off that and he’s been taking it his whole career, mentally it’s definitely going to work against him," Khan told Talk Sport.

“I can see in some of his pictures that he’s not looking as thick, as big. I don’t know how his power is looking, but mentally it’ll play a big part. I think he should’ve got a ban for good. When you’re taking a substance it’s not fair because you can literally kill someone in the ring. You’re going in there to punch someone in the head.”

“I feel that in this fight, Triple G is going to take it [victory] quite easy. The first fight, I gave it Triple G by two rounds when I’d thought, before the fight, that Canelo was going to win it quite convincingly with his movement. Obviously, I’d shared a ring with him and he beat me. This time, with him being off the drugs, I think mentally it’s going to affect him quite big.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hugh grant on 09-14-2018

It’s interesting khan picked nelo to win. But thought ggg won. Khan thinks nelo was on clenbuterol when he got koed by Canelo Alvarez aka Clenbuterol Assisted

Comment by turnedup on 09-14-2018

[QUOTE=DocGreenThumb.;19095912]Furthermore They do a hair test like a month after he pissed dirty twice. Using knee surgery as an excuse. Thank you for breaking it down about the hair follicle test with light hair. Some of these fan boys have…

Comment by jonnyc420 on 09-14-2018

[QUOTE=Progrssive_Jedi;19096687]Canelo needed a glass jawed 140 pounder with two fights at ww, off for a year, to make himself look like a power puncher. Heck, both times he KO he looked like that. Kirkland couldn't talk before the fight.[/QUOTE] Both…

Comment by Progrssive_Jedi on 09-14-2018

[QUOTE=jonnyc420;19095155]Khan just mad cuz Canelo made him a life long highlight with that KO.[/QUOTE] Canelo needed a glass jawed 140 pounder with two fights at ww, off for a year, to make himself look like a power puncher. Heck, both…

Comment by brown_knight06 on 09-13-2018

Valid points by both. Khans life could have been ruined by the cheating ginger. How people support clenelo is as bad as being a liberal.

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