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Hunter has no doubts Khan can beat Mayweather

Amir Khan's trainer Virgil Hunter is really beating the drum in hopes that Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't slip away and leave Khan with a much lesser fight. In trying to sell Khan as the perfect opponent for Mayweather's next fight on May 3rd, Hunter is being vocal about his belief that the struggling Khan can pull off an upset and beat Mayweather in this fight. As for why Khan keeps getting knocked out, [...]

Khan signs for Mayweather fight but is also willing to face Pacquiao – which match-up is most appealing?

As boxing fans may have read by now, Amir Khan, the former WBA/IBF 140-pound champion, has put pen to paper to face superstar Floyd Mayweather Junior next May and is awaiting Floyd’s signature on the contract. This match-up, though derided by many, has long been expected (at least for a number of months now) and not too many people would be shocked if the match-up went ahead. But Khan, in speaking [...]

Khan says he’s willing to fight Pacquiao if Mayweather won’t ink contract

In an interesting confession, Amir Khan (28-3, 18 KO's) says he's already inked his part of the contract for a big fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO's), but he's still waiting and hoping that Mayweather will sign. Khan isn't saying when the contract was sent to him and how long he's been waiting on Mayweather. What Khan is saying is that he's willing to fight Manny Pacquiao next if [...]

Golovkin thinks Khan will give Mayweather problems

WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin believes that Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KO's), who has lost 2 out of his last 4 fights, will give Floyd Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO's) a lot of problems with his talent, and he feels this is a good fight for business. Golovkin thinks Mayweather will struggle with Khan for some reason, and he's very interested in seeing this fight. And what's interesting is that [...]

Hunter selling Khan as good option for Mayweather due to his recuperative powers

Amir Khan's trainer Virgil Hunter doesn't see anything wrong with Khan's ability to take hard shots at all. In fact, he credits him with the ability to get up from shots that would put other fights down and unable to get up from the knockdown. For this reason, Hunter thinks that Khan is a very good option for Floyd Mayweather Jr's next fight on May 3rd. Hunter thinks Khan will get up from pretty much [...]

Mayweather shows Khan, Maidana and Pacquiao in tweets

Just imagine what Amir "Con Artist" will get if his name gets picked in the Mayweather sweepstakes— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) December 26, 2013 In what could be a sign that that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still undecided about who he plans on fighting on May 3rd, he posted 3 tweets today showing himself fighting Amir Khan, Manny Pacquiao and Marcos [...]

Richardson thinks Khan doesn’t have to beat Mayweather to come out ahead

Trainer Naazim Richardson isn't giving Amir Khan much of any chance of beating Floyd Mayweather Jr. if he's the one that ends up fighting Mayweather in his next fight on May 3rd in Las Vegas. To Richardson, he feels that Khan will come out ahead just by giving Mayweather problems in the fight. "His [Khan] reputation is so bad," Richardson said to Hustleboss. "He doesn't have to win. He just has [...]

Video: Floyd Mayweather Discusses Future Opponents

See, people fail to realize, this is a business. It's not about working harder. You know, my next fight, I'll be 37 years old. It's not about working harder; it's about working smarter...I'm not scared of nobody. I'm not scared of no opponent at all...when I faced Diego Corrales, he was undefeated. When I faced Ricky Hatton, he was undefeated. When I faced Canelo Alvarez, he was undefeated...there's [...]

Gavin: I’m at Khan’s level now

By Phil Barnett, Press Association Sport (@barnettoPA): Unbeaten welterweight Frankie Gavin expects Amir Khan to lose his blockbuster with Floyd Mayweather next year and insists he is ready to knock out his former amateur team-mate himself once the American is done with him. Khan is set to secure a lucrative shot at pound-for-pound king Mayweather in the spring despite a poor run of form over the [...]

Frankie Gavin targeting Khan and Maidana in 2014

Welterweight ace Frankie Gavin says the two fighters in his targets in 2014 are rival Amir Khan and new WBA World Champion Marcos Maidana. The Birmingham star defends his Commonwealth title against hard Ghanaian Joseph Lamptey this Saturday (21 December) at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546), and a victory will put him in a strong position [...]