Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Amir Khan.

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  1. VG_Addict

    VG_Addict Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 13, 2012
    Who would have won?
  2. MarkusFlorez99

    MarkusFlorez99 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 13, 2021
  3. Pimp C

    Pimp C Too Much Motion Full Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Khan is a orthodox boxer puncher he beats guys by outboxing them. PBF's defense is tailormade to deal with orthodox boxer punchers like Khan because they throw punches from predictable angles that PBF can anticipate or can see them easily and can react and defend against them accordingly. PBF is an outboxer Khan isn't going to beat PBF at his own game he can't outbox PBF for 7 rounds, if you think he can you're high. He's tricky early due to his speed but he fades and doesn't make adjustments and is chinny, he would be figured out timed and outboxed by PBF wide UD or TKO is the logical pick here.
  4. Boxing Gloves

    Boxing Gloves Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    Khan gets off to a good start, Floyd starts taking over after the 4th and begins timing him before stopping him around the 8th round.
  5. HellSpawn86

    HellSpawn86 Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 6, 2007
    Mayweather actually would have had a good chance of getting a KO on his record. Not sure why he opted to fight Maidana. A Kahn fight would have made more money.
  6. UniversalPart

    UniversalPart Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Jul 1, 2010
    Much like the Judah fight.

    Khan will have early success. Then Floyd takes over.
  7. First Round KO

    First Round KO Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 14, 2013
    Got to be joking, Mayweather would have torn Khan a new one.
  8. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    Mayweather: I'll fight who wins this poll!!
    Also Mayweather: I'm gonna fight the other guy instead....
  9. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Drama go, and don't come back Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Khan would have looked good for 3 to 4 rounds

    Then his lack of ring IQ kicks in and Floyd would just pick him apart
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  10. alangjk

    alangjk Active Member Full Member

    Aug 7, 2015
    Mayweather would have been wearing Khan's hat for a few rounds.
  11. DoubleJab666

    DoubleJab666 Dot, dot, dot... Full Member

    Nov 9, 2015
    In.... ratta, tat, tat... out... in... ratta tat tat... out... in... ratta tat tat... out... ad nauseum - is not a game plan to defeat Mayweather....
  12. Quina74

    Quina74 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    This would have been a good fkn fight shame it didn't happen.. Floyd probably would have won but let's not act like he didn't cherrypick his entire career. Let's also not forget he was a notorious card stacker. He should have fought Amir Khan and I think Amir Khan would have had a good chance. Khan has glaringly **** defence at times but super quick hands and feet, Floyd would have likely timed him at some point but it would have been an uncomfortable fight for him and not a given as Floyd was master cherry picking fraud which gave the illusion of him being unbeatable

    Let's not pretend Pacquiao wasn't old. Pacs victories after Mayweather are good though. I say good and not great because Thurman was inactive prior to Pac and in the second half Thurman did take over (despite that brutal body shot), Broner and Horn are meh.

    Let's not forget Mayweathers fantastic wins against Old Mosley, Green catchweight Clenelo roids, old Marquez, old Oscar and 140 Ricky Hatton with the bought ref

    It's funny how people scream TBE and forget about his completely manufactured cherrypicked career. Fraud
  13. The Clan

    The Clan Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 11, 2007
    If Khan boxes from distance and let’s his superior hand speed score the points then FMJ can’t beat him.

    Floyd doesn’t have enough power to KO Khan even with his suspect chin so his only hope is Amir getting overconfident and ignoring the game plan. That allows Floyd to use his superior ring IQ to set traps and lures for Amir to walk into giving Floyd an avenue to outscore his opponent.

    Khan just needs to think speed, speed, speed and then let the punch combinations flow.
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  14. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    There's a reason Floyd chose Maidana over the guy who BEAT Maidana!
  15. Pimp C

    Pimp C Too Much Motion Full Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Nothing but hate and excuses. If PBF is a fraud, then what does that make everyone who lost to him? They're frauds since they couldn't beat him and most of them lost badly.
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