Mayweather says Khan has unfinished business with Danny Garcia and Breidis Prescott
By Scott Gilfoid: Well, it looks like Amir Khan can pretty much forget all about getting a fight against WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr next year unless Khan takes care of his unfinished business with his two biggest blemishes on his resume in his knockout losses to Breidis Prescott and Danny Garcia.
Khan never did anything to avenge those losses, and instead he moved on without trying to rectify those glaring defeats. Mayweather is saying that Khan still has problems from the past that he’s not taken care of in those two fights.
Mayweather didn’t come right out and say he won’t fight Khan unless he avenges the defeats but you can pretty much read it as such.
“He [Khan] still got Danny Garcia problems,” Mayweather said via Fighthype.com. “And there’s another guy over in the UK. No, not Kell Brook. Kell Brook is a good, little fighter. I was impressed. I’m talking about another guy that slept Amir Khan.”
Mayweather then went on to say that Breidis Prescott, the fighter that knocked Khan out in 1 round in 2008, is the other guy that Khan has unfinished business with.
Now if Khan really wants the Mayweather fight then he shouldn’t have any problem whatsoever in arranging either a fight against Prescott or Garcia in December. Then he can take care of the other guy in in the early part of 2015.
I’m talking the very early part of next year, because Khan will only have one stab at getting a fight against Mayweather and that’s in May of 2015. Khan has Ramadan in September of next year, so he won’t be available to face Mayweather for his 6th and final fight on his Showtime 6-fight contract.
What Mayweather is asking for Khan to do is possible, but it would take a heck of a lot of courage on Khan’s part to take on Prescott and Garcia again. It would also take a good chin for Khan to get through those fights without getting knocked out again because both of those guys can punch. Prescott isn’t as dangerous at 147 as he was at lightweight, but if he was able to starch Khan in 2008, then you’ve got to believe he can do it again now.
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