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The fix Amir Khan thread!!!

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How would you do it?
If you had control over everything and wanted to build Amir back up what would you focus on. I Doubt massive changes are possible considering his experience and alarming stupidity but how would you go about making a new beginning for the lad?

I would :
-Stay at 140. Amir never weighs in very heavy on fight night and is already too easy to bully at 10 stone. Being in with bigger punchers isn't too wise either.
-Get shot of Saj and the other hangers on and get a proper PR guy in to run his twitter and filter his interviews. All the crap he gets himself in is an distraction he doesn't need.
-Move away from the wild card and Freddy Roach. Roach has done a lot for him and is a great trainer but Pac and more recently JCC jnr are ahead of him in the pecking order there and the gym war mentality of the others isn't good for amir. I'm not sure where he should go. Maybe Manny Steward could rebuild him in to a proper stick and move fighter.
-Drill into him how to react when hurt and get him to focus on jabbing and 1-2 's then moving on again. When he backs someone up he can maybe let go with a left hook to the body. The main focus had to be on raiding tactics and a solid high guard for me though.

Your ideas CHB?
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Personally I don't think he is a great boxer. Great speed yeah,he's to predictable and becomes easy to time. He is way too sloppy and his flurries are inaccurate, his jab seemed to land ok against Garcia but not a lot else. He needs to settle down and be more balanced he falls in loads which is dangerous for him.

I'm not hating on Khan he will give us exciting fights. But I don't think he can change its just his mentality and the fact he thinks he is above all these guys isn't going to help either.
If you could rebuild him and he was going to listen,learn and change his mentality how big a job do you think it would be?

Personally I think you have to go back and correct his balance and improve his footwork just to get him a decent base to work from. Obviously his defence would need to be tightened up a lot and he would be best suited to sticking to just straight punches he would become boring to watch but with his weaknesses he needs to be.
Had bit craic bout this at work and I was saying even 3 shots may be too many I'd stick to just jab and straight right!

Only watched Garcia fight once but I thought he was woefully inaccurate just my opinion but I think he needs to slow down just slightly,no one is worried by his fast flurries now.

I feel a bit for Khan cos he has problem where its obvious now if you throw with him you have a great chance of beating him and he doesnt have the power or skill to deter fighters from doing this to him.
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