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Zab Judah Sides With Sky Sports With Amir Khan Rift

By Chris LaBate

IBF junior welterweight champion Zab Judah is willing to settle the ongoing dispute between British network Sky Sports and WBA champion Amir Khan. Since the month of April, there has been a rift between Khan and Sky. The network refused to carry Khan's April defense with Paul McCloskey on pay-per-view. Khan was forced to take the fight on one week's notice to rival pay-per-view outlet Primetime. Sky also passed on showcasing Khan's July clash with Judah on pay-per-view. Once again, Primetime stepped in to carry the Judah defense.

After July 23, Judah says the television dispute will be over.

"Someone tell the good people at Sky Sports when I'm done with Amir Khan they will be showing his fights on the Cooking Channel after Martha Stewart," Judah said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The_Golden_Goy on 06-15-2011

Sky will come back for Khan eventually, because theyre feeling pretty safe atm with the Haye Klit fight next month, which is undoubtedly bigger than Khan-Judah. But after that theyve only got Carl Froch who isnt PPV material. Khan will…

Comment by rckdees on 06-15-2011

the reason why sky doesn't want carry khan/judah is because khan likes to catch the timothy bradley flu and thinks he's much better than what he's proven in the ring

Comment by Bomb_on_you on 06-15-2011

Top blokes those genuine good people at sky, if your not muslim Khan doesn't give a f u k about you, it's called diversity if you can't except everyone not everyone is going to except you, simple, i guess do…

Comment by Laborer on 06-15-2011

[QUOTE=Pullcounter;10693407][FONT=Arial Black][SIZE=3]judah is fukkin stupid... the fact that they won't allow khan/judah on their airwaves is because sky thinks judah is a poor opponent.[/SIZE][/FONT][/QUOTE] If Khan will have two consecutive fights with 'poor' opponents which you claim is the reason…

Comment by budhram on 06-14-2011

I remember a press statement put out by Sky after the Khan/McCloskey's negotiation broke down. Sky, in essence, said they were happy to move on because it was one of the worst, stressful negotiation they've ever had with any boxer.…

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