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Khan Clears The Air: Floyd Mayweather Never Said Yes

By Chris LaBate

WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Amir Khan has cleared the air about some of his statements that were originally published, and later distributed, by Sky Sports. The British outlet quoted Khan as stating "Floyd Mayweather has agreed to fight me." During a recent roundtable with the media, Khan denied making that statement, and said nobody, including Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, has ever told him that Mayweather agreed to a fight in 2012.

Before Khan can even think about a Mayweather fight, he needs to beat mandatory challenger Lamont Peterson on December 10th in Washington, DC.

"Someone tweeted me about that. Whatever, that fight is in the future. It's good to have goals and ambitions. Floyd Mayweather never said yes. He never said yes. I don't think he wants to talk about boxing. I think it would be stupid for me to look past this fight [with Peterson]," Khan said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by leesuapua on 10-09-2011

[QUOTE=Larryx2011;11268943]This is what happens when you talk to much[/QUOTE] yup. kinda like mayweather when he said "if he want a rematch he can get a rematch"

Comment by leesuapua on 10-09-2011

[QUOTE=Nonitard;11267989]good fight for Flomos. they can brag about how Floyd beat an "asian" fighter who is similar to Manny Pacquiao Kinda like a fake Rolex, if you get a good replica it could still be just as good.[/QUOTE] and pacroid…

Comment by sebastianb7312 on 10-08-2011

We know this already QueenKhan! U just liketo talk to talk! Dude stfu already! Please! U sound like a lil girl, starvingfor attn! U shld be a man, not just jibber and jabber about everything, just to get attention! Stop…

Comment by larryxxx.. on 10-08-2011

This is what happens when you talk to much

Comment by PrinceNaz88 on 10-08-2011

I'm a Khan fan but I saw him say "Mayweather has agreed to fight me" on film. Might have been on ringside..

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