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Old 01-01-2014, 09:52 PM
 
Location: New York
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Amir Khan is the slickest boxer Mayweather has faced. Too much slickness for Mayweather, Khan will be able to stick and move with fast hands and fast feet. Mayweather is getting old - this is not another Mexican stand in-front of you brawler that Mayweather has hand-picked over the last few years. Looking forward to this fight in May and finally seeing Mayweather lose.
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Old 01-01-2014, 11:09 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Amis Khan is a fluff. He doesn't even stand a puncher's chance against Floyd. He's not as fast as Floyd, and can't outbox him. He also has a weak chin.

The man to beat Floyd must be a fighter who can apply constant pressure to Floyd. That man must have great power, stamina, and be intensely driven. He must be able to take a shot. He must be able to attack Floyd with an unconventional assortment of punches, so he can't catch Floyd with a punch Floyd doesn't see. He must be smart, crafty, and deceptive. Khan is NOT that man.

It would be a good payday for him though, one that I don't think he deserves. Not interested in seeing this fight. It would be another easy win for Floyd. Floyd could beat Khan any day of the week and twice on Sunday, at ANY age.
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Old 01-01-2014, 11:18 PM
 
Location: Howard County, MD
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Highly unlikely.
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:35 AM
 
Location: State College, PA; Thousand Oaks, CA
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Please tell us you're just joking, samyn

Khan is a young guy who would serve as a useful spring opponent for Pretty Boy as he prepares to expose and toy with the old Filipino in September...
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:04 AM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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I think Floyd still wins this one but I think it's going to be a way tougher test than Floyd is used to. I think Khan even wins some of the early rounds in this one.

At the very least, it will give the fans a taste of what a Pacquaio fight may shape up to be in the future because they both use similar skill sets. I think Khan is basically the only fighter out there at 147 who is actually faster than Floyd and he makes good use of combinations as well. I don't think Khan carries the angles, footwork, or the power of Manny Pacquaio though and that will probably make all the difference.

I'm not trying to overhype Amir Khan. I'm just saying he's an incredibly talented boxer that has some critical weaknesses. IMO, he should have taken the Devon Alexander fight first but I guess he didn't want to risk the chance of losing.

Would I rather see a Marcos Maidana fight than this? Absolutely. But I think this will still be a great matchup and will certainly be more entertaining than that freaking Robert Guerrero fight.
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Old 01-02-2014, 10:59 AM
 
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Amir Khan is the slickest boxer Mayweather has faced. Too much slickness for Mayweather, Khan will be able to stick and move with fast hands and fast feet. Mayweather is getting old - this is not another Mexican stand in-front of you brawler that Mayweather has hand-picked over the last few years. Looking forward to this fight in May and finally seeing Mayweather lose.
I will take both of them out, so what?
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Old 01-02-2014, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Khan has been thrashed twice.

Mayweather will handle him just fine.
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Old 01-02-2014, 03:48 PM
 
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Neither Maidana or Khan deserve to fight Floyd before Pacquiao. Hopefully this is just a tune up match for floyd in order to fight Manny next.

If this fight does happen i want to see Floyd be the aggressor and knock him out. If he just helds back and counters like always then that justs shows he only cares about himself and not the fans. Put on a good show floyd, don't depend on Canelo and Broner to be in your undercard
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:34 PM
 
Location: New York
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Default Ducking khan

Khan is going to outspeed Floyd and out box him. Its a style problem for Floyd. Floyd is a counter-puncher that does his best work with a come forward brawling style fighter - the typical macho Latino. Khan has a style and youth edge on Floyd and will be the one to humble Floyd. Maidana while game and talented is very hittable boxer and will be an easier task for Floyd. I suspect that Floyd reaches out for Maidana and ducks Khan. If Floyd- Khan is confirmed I'm betting Khan at a healthy price.
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Missouri
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Amir Khan is the slickest boxer Mayweather has faced. Too much slickness for Mayweather, Khan will be able to stick and move with fast hands and fast feet. Mayweather is getting old - this is not another Mexican stand in-front of you brawler that Mayweather has hand-picked over the last few years. Looking forward to this fight in May and finally seeing Mayweather lose.

I don't think you watch boxing.
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