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Khan: I feel more love in America than in the UK

By Scott Gilfoid: For some reason, WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan says he feels more love in the United States than he does from his own country Britain. I wonder why that is? Khan left his own country to to pick an American trainer Freddie Roach shortly after being knocked out by Breidis Prescott in 2008.

Since then, Khan has been invincible, beating every opponent – with the help of Roach – put in front of him. At the same time Khan is finding love among the appreciative Americans. He fits here, because he’s accepted as one and not criticized for this or that.

“I definitely feel more appreciated here than in the UK,” Khan said to “At this moment in time, I’m getting more love in America from boxing fans.”

That’s so sad. Khan has to come to the U.S to really get appreciated for his skills.

Khan faces IBF light welterweight champion Zab Judah on Saturday in the United States, and while I don’t personally see Khan winning that fight, he’s got a lot of Americans that think he can and are giving him a ton of support without reservations.

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