Amir Khan has retaliated to Floyd Mayweather’s recent offer of an undercard fight with Adrien Broner on May 3 by taking a dig at the pound for pound king’s recent ‘opponent poll’ with Marcos Maidana.
The 27 year-old lost out on a fight with Mayweather despite claiming victory in a vote on the official Mayweather Promotions’ website and Khan has made his scepticism of the Broner fight clear.
“FM (Floyd Mayweather) is full of shit. Just like ‘my next opponent poll!” snapped Khan.
The Boltion fighter’s reaction certainly puts doubts on any acceptance of Mayweather’s idea, even with the incentive of a possible clash with ‘Money’ in September if Khan can inflict a second straight defeat on Broner.
Broner, 25, lost to the hard-hitting Maidana coming in as a pre-fight favourite to overcome the Argentinian in December and had been in line for a rematch with ‘Chino’ until Mayweather swooped in for a unification.
A fight between the two would be a mouth-watering prospect if Broner and Khan could agree a deal for the Showtime PPV event, although after recent developments there seems to be a lot of work to do to actually get the pair in the ring on May 3.
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