Michael Rosenthal

Khan considering other potential opponents

Amir Khan might still meet Timothy Bradley in a junior welterweight title-unification fight this summer but, after a deadline imposed by Khan’s promoter to reach an agreement passed on Wednesday, he will now consider other potential opponents.

And the possibilities are many: Robert Guerrero, Erik Morales, Zab Judah and Marcos Maidana (in a rematch), according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.

Schaefer said he planned to meet with Kahn and his team Friday night in Las Vegas, the site of the Boxing Writers Association of America dinner.

He added that none of the potential opponents has the edge over any other at this point.

“I’ll be meeting with Amir later today,” Schaefer said. “… We’ll talk to the teams and see which one makes the most sense. Each one would be an interesting big fight. And, who knows, maybe Bradley will come around as well.

“We’ll see what happens.”

Khan and Bradley were expected to fight on July 23 in Las Vegas or Southern California but Bradley reportedly rejected his promoter’s offer of $1.3 million for the fight.

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