Readers share their thoughts on Orlando Salido-Vasyl Lomachenko, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera II, Robert Stieglitz-Arthur Abraham III, Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo, and ask what’s next for Lomachenko, Chavez, Abraham and Amir Khan in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Amir Khan, still miffed that he was spurned by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in favor of Marcos Maidana, has yet again taken to his Twitter account, this time calling out Golden Boy promotional stablemates while dismissing the notion of facing English countryman Kell Brook.
Amir Khan is being offered $8 million to face rival British welterweight contender Kell Brook, following the Bolton man’s failure to secure an even more lucrative payday against American superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Amir Khan sent out an official statement on Tuesday about Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s decision to fight Marcos Maidana on May 3. Khan says the announcement wasn’t a surprise but adds that he was disappointed with Mayweather for delaying the decision for so long.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced on Monday, his 37th birthday, that he will fight Marcos Maidana in a welterweight title bout on May 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, choosing the power-punching Argentine over England’s Amir Khan.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says fans might expect Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May 3 opponent announcement to be made on his Twitter account. On Friday, Amir Khan tweeted that it will be Marcos Maidana.
Amir Khan has let loose with a stream of tweets aimed at Floyd Mayweather Jr., implying the welterweight champion has chosen a bout with Marcos Maidana over him.
Amir Khan credited Floyd Mayweather’s promotional prowess in adding Marcos Maidana as a possible May 3 opponent, while considering the reality that he might have to fight someone other than Mayweather in May or early April.
Marcos Maidana’s manager told RingTV.com on Monday that he expects to talk today with Al Haymon, the advisor of both Maidana and Floyd Mayweather Jr., regarding a potential fight against Mayweather.
Alfredo Angulo has been sparring with Amir Khan under the guidance of mutual trainer Virgil Hunter in preparation for his March 8 junior middleweight bout with Canelo Alvarez.
Tired of waiting for Floyd Mayweather Jr. to announce whether he or Marcos Maidana will be the next opponent for the pound-for-pound king on May 3 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, a frustrated Amir Khan has gone on the offensive on his Twitter account.
RingTV.com sought the opinions of 28 boxing observers as to their thoughts on whom Floyd Mayweather will choose to face on May 3 — Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana.
Floyd Mayweather already wants to fight Amir Khan. THE RING welterweight and junior middleweight champ’s latest publicity stunt — Tweeting that he will allow fans to vote who his May 3 opponent will be, Khan or Marcos Maidana — is designed purely to heap on the pressure.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has stated on his Twitter account that he will allow his fans to decide whether his next opponent will be England’s Amir Khan or Argentina’s Marcos Maidana.