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Amir Khan’s failure to land Mayweather fight & what it shows other fighters

Unintentional Lesson to the Class from Amir Khan: Having lost out on his long and hotly desired chance at pound for pound kingpin Floyd Mayweather, Amir Khan has well and truly shot himself in the foot. After all, Khan owns a clear win over the man who beat him in the Mayweather race — Marcos Maidana — from 2010, and in all likelihood has the better stylistic and physical gifts for a clash with the sport’s modern defensive grand master. 

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Matthew Macklin still waiting on Felix Sturm rematch: I know I’ll beat him again

Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is getting a bit tired and frustrated, to say the least, on waiting to hear what direction IBF middleweight champion Felix Sturm is heading for his next bout. Macklin and Sturm’s well documented and publicized history dates back to their first bout, which took place in Sturm’s home country of Germany in 2011.

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Floyd Mayweather confirms Marcos Maidana as May 3rd opponent

Mayweather vs. Maidana is a Done Deal: This just in — literally minutes ago. Floyd Mayweather’s next fight is finally confirmed for May 3rd. He will be taking on Marcos Maidana, as had been pretty clear to just about anybody who was following the drawn out process over the past month. Sorry Amir Khan, maybe you should have fought Devon Alexander instead of waiting around and complaining.

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To Amir Khan: OF COURSE you should have taken the Devon Alexander fight

While Floyd Mayweather and his team have been maintaining their radio silence in regards to Mayweather’s final selection for his May 3rd fight, Amir Khan appears to have come to the realization that he’s the guy on the outside looking in. Khan posted a series of Tweets on Friday night discussing the matter and his disappointment, including sharing the thought that he should have taken the proposed fight with Devon Alexander in December.

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Daniel Geale calls out Gennady Golovkin

Last night at the Horden Pavilion, in Moore Park, New South Wales, Austrailia, former two-time middleweight world champion, Daniel “Real Deal” Geale (30-2, 15 KOs) dominated WBA #12 Garth Wood (12-3-2, 8 KOs), stopping his fellow countryman as his corner halted the bout after the sixth round. He is now eyeing a bout with Gennandy “GGG” Golovkin.

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Yoan Pablo Hernandez fight pushed back to March 29

Boxing fans will have to wait three weeks longer for Yoan Pablo Hernandez’ title defense against Pawel Kolodziej. The cruiserweight world championship, actually planned to be staged on March 8, has to be shifted to March 29 due to the IBF Champion currently suffering from a minor viral infection. In addition, the whole event moves from the Max-Schmeling-Halle to the Velodrom, which is located only a stone’s throw away in Berlin, Germany.

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Demetrius Andrade wants Floyd Mayweather before Money hangs it up

Undefeated WBO junior middleweight titleholder Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) is shooting for the stars, better make that, The Star. Not only does Andrade plan to succeed Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr. as boxing’s pound-for-pound champion and biggest draw, the slick southpaw hopes to fight Mayweather prior to “Money” closing his boxing bank, so to speak.

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