Michael Rosenthal

Fans say Khan No. 1 at 140 pounds

Who’s the best 140-pounder? The fans say Amir Khan.

As of Thursday afternoon, 60.2 percent of the voters in the new weekly RingTV Poll say the quick-handed Briton tops the deep junior welterweight division.

Timothy Bradley was No. 2 at 27.1 percent, followed by Marcos Maidana at 11.7 and Devon Alexander at 1.

Khan, coming off a unanimous-decision victory over Maidana in the Boxing Writers Association of America Fight of the Year, is still seeking an opponent for April 16 in the UK. Former 140-pound titleholder Junior Witter reportedly is the latest to emerge as a possibility.

Bradley outpointed Alexander on Jan. 29 in a fight that stopped prematurely after a series of head butts rendered Alexander unable to see.

Khan and Bradley could remove any doubt about who is the best in the division by fighting one another, which is being discussed.

The poll is located at the lower right portion of the RingTV.com homepage.

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