Khan wanting tune up fight then brook

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by kevin-novice, Mar 30, 2022.

  1. tee_birch

    tee_birch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 6, 2014
    The only regret Khan had was not doing his due diligence on what weight Brook couldn’t safely make
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  2. kevin-novice

    kevin-novice Member Full Member

    Mar 19, 2016
    Be funny if khan gets beat by someone like Jo Jo Dan in the tuneup
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  3. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 15, 2012
    An expensive wife/lifestyle to maintain and a village idiot is a very bad combination
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  4. crixus85

    crixus85 Active Member Full Member

    Oct 18, 2014
    Who on earth would attend the tune up?
    Failing that, if on undercard, how much would he get paid?
    Whole thing is ludicrous, but as boxing is becoming more and more being made a fool of with YouTubers, instant women world champions, and the sanctioning bodies!
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  5. alpo1

    alpo1 #TeamShanny Full Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    Anyone keeping up with khan's lifestyle the past few years knew he was finished.

    He's a moron and went off the rails when his family stopped running his life. He hasn't lived the athlete life for a long time.
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  6. iamthegreatest

    iamthegreatest Active Member Full Member

    May 4, 2020
    The fight had too much pride on the line to risk fighting with an injury. If he was genuinely injured, he would have pulled out.
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  7. kevin-novice

    kevin-novice Member Full Member

    Mar 19, 2016
  8. oiky

    oiky Gypsy Boy Full Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Khan talking more s**t than Dave down the local after 6 nelsons
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  9. Trafford

    Trafford Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 29, 2018
    Heard it’s actually boxxer that are adamant about the tune up. They need headliners and khan still has the profile compared to anything they have to headline on Sky non PPV.

    they plan is to get khan if he’s serious about fighting again to take a sky headline fight against a faded or padded fighter. My guess would be someone like julius Indongo. Try to make the kell vs Eubank fight. Whether kell loses or wins they can still sell the rematch. If he wins it’s a big fight again if kell loses they will both be on loser retires marketing and have a few of skys bigger names on the undercard
  10. Ian_k

    Ian_k Active Member Full Member

    May 8, 2012
    Wouldn’t be surprised if he was injured
    Didn’t do any pad work or anything of note in the open work out
    Looked a bit **** scared in the walk in
    the hate would of been hate would be through the roof if he did pull out
  11. LeavemealoneKoooogs

    LeavemealoneKoooogs Active Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2021
    I've always thought since she first appeared on the scene that Khan's wife would be his downfall. Gut feeling says that the poor guy has Jin Moseley 2.0 on his hands.
  12. zelky

    zelky Active Member Full Member

    Sep 4, 2007
    Take into consideration his family ripped him off for a lot. I remember reading an article about it a few years back.

    He's probably not happy with what's left in the bank if he retires now, and thinks fighting on is his only option.

    He's a tragedy waiting to happen.
  13. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    Completely agree ref the instant women world champions. Those alphabet belts are worthless like the one Bridges won at the weekend.
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  14. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    The depth will improve in women's boxing. Until then they should have less weight classes imo. The Bridges fight was a good fight.
  15. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    Khan might have had an injury, but I don't think it affected his punch resistance, and lack of Ring IQ and skills compared to Brook. Talk of him fighting Marku in Albania.
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