Originally Posted by seansanashee
At the time when JMM turned down Khan, Marquez was the man at lightweight. He had just moved up in weight to fight Mayweather. JMM said that he was not comfortable at the weight and stayed at light weight. If Khan wanted to fight Marquez, he should have earned a mandatory shot at LW rather than move up to LWW for a title shot which he didn't earn. Credit to Khan for beating Kotelnik but he should have chased JMM at LW.
He did, he was supposed to fight him, but they took a tune up type fight to prepare for JMM, unfortunately for Khan he met Prescott