referring to RIZWAN TABASSUM/Getty ImagesFormer light-welterweight world boxing champion Amir Khan believes he’d dispatch of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor “quite easily” if the two were to ever meet in a boxing ring.
In boxing, I think I beat him quite easily in boxing, but in MMA, I think it might be tough, but you just don’t know.”
“I don’t know if I’d be any good at it, but I’d give it my all [in MMA],” Khan told ESNEWS (h/t James Whaling of the Daily Mirror).
“He [McGregor] wouldn’t know—I’d just hit him—bam-bam-bam-bam, but if he grabbed me I’m done, I’d have to work on that.
He conceded he’d struggle to cope with the Notorious at his own game, though.
referring to Two-weight UFC champ Conor McGregor is keen on switching to boxing to fight undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Khan is keen to go the other way.
Amir Khan has again talked up the possibility of swapping the boxing ring for the octagon as he considers a move to MMA.
‘He [McGregor] wouldn’t know – I’d just hit him – bam-bam-bam-bam, but if he grabbed me I’m done, I’d have to work on that.
Khan had been keen on a fight with former stable mate Manny Pacquiao but negotiations fell through and now he is looking a possibilities outside of boxing.
‘Conor’s a fighter who’s put the UFC on the map, he knows how to market himself.
Amir Khan talks up MMA switch and fires warning to Conor McGregor
referring to Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailAmir Khan has talked up a switch to MMA – and has fired a warning to two-weight UFC champ Conor McGregor.
“He [McGregor] wouldn’t know – I’d just hit him – bam-bam-bam-bam, but if he grabbed me I’m done, I’d have to work on that.
(Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Getty)(Photo: REUTERS)“I don’t know if I’d be any good at it but I’d give it my all.
“In boxing I think I beat him quite easily in boxing but in MMA I think it might be tough but you just don’t know.
Speaking to ESNEWS, Khan said: “I always said I’d give it a go, I’m a fighter who likes to fight and try different things.
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