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Khan: Roach Making Himself Look Stupid With Gym Tales

By Rick Reeno

Amir Khan (29-3, 19KOs) is still in disbelief that his former trainer, Freddie Roach, stated in several interviews that Manny Pacquiao dropped the British boxer during their sparring sessions. Roach trained both fighters for several years at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood and there were several joint training camps.

Khan denies that Pacquiao dropped him or even came close to scoring a knockdown. In fact, Khan says he's never been dropped by anybody during a sparring session.

"That never happened. Manny never dropped me in sparring or got close to [dropping me]. At times we used to hurt each other in sparring because I was a two-time world champion at the time and Manny was one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, and we used to have very competitive sparring. I cannot believe that Freddie Roach went and said that he knocked me down, because really he's making himself look stupid."

"All of the people who used to be in the gym, we used to have the gym open to everybody - and nobody saw that, so when the hell did he knock me down? He never knocked me down or knocked me out. To be honest with you, I've never been dropped in sparring."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ironalex on 12-11-2014

[QUOTE=alexguiness;15177342]You are not my mate. Don't be making assumptions about my racial heritage either. You have named yourself after a fictional adult entertainer and have a photo of Amir Khan wearing a swimsuit and handbag as your avatar. Ergo, you…

Comment by thack on 12-11-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;15177347]What the hell is that avatar about? :lol1:[/QUOTE] Back to school you

Comment by Dirk Diggler UK on 12-11-2014

What the hell is that avatar about? :lol1:

Comment by alexguiness on 12-11-2014

[QUOTE=Dirk Diggler UK;15177330]You can't play off the comments with humour mate, you already posted them. There's no going back.[/QUOTE] You are not my mate. Don't be making assumptions about my racial heritage either. You have named yourself after a fictional…

Comment by thack on 12-11-2014

I don't like Khan but let me make it clear it's only that he and his fans talk bollocks and he is sh1t , I hope that's not racist mate!

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