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Maidana's Manager Would Like Rematch With Amir Khan

By Elisinio Castillo

Sebastian Contoursi, manager of Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31KOs), would like to get his fighter a rematch with Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs).

They first met in December of 2010. Maidana was dropped very hard in the first round from hook to the body. He recovered and got himself back in the fight. He lost a point for throwing an elbow in the fifth round and had Khan in serious trouble in the late rounds. Khan was able to survive and won a very close twelve round unanimous decision.

Contoursi spoke with Buenos Aires outlet "First Glove" - "I would like Marcos to face Amir Khan in a rematch. But this is still my personal desire. It appears Khan will not be fighting with Floyd Mayweather [on September 12]."

Maidana has been out of the ring since losing two decisions last year to Floyd Mayweather. Khan fought in May and won a twelve round decision over Chris Algieri. Both Khan and Maidana are advised by Al Haymon. 

Maidana has mentioned August, September for coming down to the United States to start training. He wants to see how his body feels in the gym. The boxer admits that he's lost some motivation after reaching the pinnacle of his career by facing Mayweather. He says big fights and big money will motive him to fight.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Jubei on 07-21-2015

Khan and daddy Al still looking for the last remaining fighters left with a below 20% ko ratio he can pay off to lie down for Amir triple C "china-chinned-clown" Khan. Guy will never ever fight a good puncher ever…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 07-21-2015

I would be fine with a rematch late this year.. First fight was great, and the rematch will be much bigger and for higher stakes.. Good payday for both guys Maidana wins he stays at the top tier welters with…

Comment by Damiens on 07-21-2015

[QUOTE]As someone already stated ... Chino is a winner on PBC. His style just isn't boring regardless of whether he's winning or losing.[/QUOTE] Exactly. I'd be so pumped for a Maidana fight on PBC. I wonder how the promotion would…

Comment by arraamis on 07-21-2015

[QUOTE=Dean_Razorback;15895297]chino is already training, and will be back in oxnard in august, contursi said that haymon offered a date in december, so maybe he can make it[/QUOTE] As someone already stated ... Chino is a winner on PBC. His style…

Comment by Dean_Razorback on 07-21-2015

[QUOTE=New England;15894438]not a bad fight for khan, save for his god awful chin. chino is goign to be hard pressed to get back into top form if he keeps letting himself get so massive between fights. he probably drinks like…

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