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Khan v Lopez in April?

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Sources close to the situation have advised that Josesito Lopez (30-5, 18KOs) has emerged as the early frontrunner to face former champion Amir Khan in April.

After suffering back to back defeats, Khan (27-3, 19KOs) returned on Saturday night and dominated Carlos Molina for a TKO in ten. Lopez had a year filled with ups and downs. He moved up to the welterweight division and scored one of the year's biggest upsets with a ninth round stoppage of Victor Ortiz. He then moved up again, to junior middleweight, but bit off more than he could chew when WBC champion Saul Alvarez dropped him three times for a fifth round TKO.

Good fight imo. Lopez is seriously going to try draw Khan into a war. Will he take the bait?:think
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Far too soon to suggest when Khan will be back considering he fractured both hands last night.

It would be a good fight. Lopez hasn't made 140 in a while tho.
I was actually wondering what weight this would be at. How long has Khan has been supposedly moving to 147? lol
After Garcia sparked him he said he'd remain at 140
You take what Khan says seriously?
I don't think Lopez is a banger but he's gusty as hell and will put the pressure on Khan. I think he can still make 140 lbs. He just moved up in weight to follow the money in his last two fights.
Taking it off could be an issue though if he's put on muscle.
I don't think he has based on his last weigh in bud.

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That chain looks like it's carrying the 10lbs he gained.
:yep Aye no wonder Alvarez looked happy.
If the fighter himself says he is staying at 140, why wouldn't I believe him? He is hardly saying it to draw a mega offer from a welter
A few months ago he said he was up to fighting Hatton at 147 lbs.
He said in the build up with Garcia that it would be his last fight at 140 lbs. Are we saying that Amir isn't partial to taking shite here gents? He's been gibbering about moving up for 2 years now.
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