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In the early hours of Sunday morning, out in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Junior will be taking on, for a second time, Marcos Maidana.

With the first fight generating mixed opinion as to who won, depending on your viewpoint, Floyd Mayweather will be looking to end this sequel in emphatic style.

One man who is very interested in the outcome is Amir Khan. The Bolton fighter has serious ambitions of entering the ring to face Floyd Mayweather Junior before the fighter hangs up his gloves, supposedly in three fights time.

Therefore, being ringside for the bout this weekend would have been something Khan would have liked to have done. It would have kept him in the spotlight whilst also giving him a chance to watch Mayweather work from close-up.

Unfortunately, things seem to have gone a little wrong. Apparently Amir’s application for a visa was held up and he wasn’t able to fly to America. Reports suggest that the criteria too obtain a visa has been tightened up and Amir’s recent street altercation might have been the problem.

Talking about the problem, Amir is quoted as remarking,

“Was looking forward to the fight but it means I am still in England.”

However, whilst on fight-night these two pugilists will e on opposite sides of the Atlantic, Khan’s dreams of facing Mayweather are still very much alive and the prospect of the two welterweights colliding at Wembley Stadium excites the Bolton fight, who is quoted as having remarked,

“To fight Floyd at Wembley would be an unbelievable experience.”

“But he decides who and where he wants to fight.”


Indeed he does and it remains t be seen if Floyd Mayweather Junior can be tempted across the pond for his last swansong!


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 12 2014

Time: 10:52AM

 

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