Amir Khan ‘wants to grasp he would not have an important chin’, says former coach Freddie Roach


Roach was talking forward of Khan’s struggle in opposition to Terence Crawford on Saturday

Amir Khan’s former coach Freddie Roach has backed the British fighter to probably shock unbeaten American Terence Crawford at Madison Sq. Backyard on Saturday, however stated that Khan must “realise he would not have an important chin” and struggle accordingly.

Talking to JOE forward of the pair’s struggle in New York on Saturday night time, the legendary coach who labored with Khan between 200 8and 2012 stated that it’s not past the realms of risk for him to defeat the Omaha native.

“I’ve at all times stated that if Amir Khan simply goes on the market one spherical at a time and would not attempt to go for the knockout and simply packing containers neatly like he can for 12 rounds then he can win,” stated Roach, although he admitted that Crawford – in his opinion the perfect pound-for-pound boxer on this planet – is the robust favorite.

“I believe Khan can upset this man. He simply has to grasp he would not have an important chin, and he has to guard it. He is very able to doing that.”

One man who doesn’t imagine Khan is able to successful the struggle nevertheless is fellow British boxer Kell Brook, who informed JOE that he feels “it is only a matter of time earlier than Crawford will get his rhythm, breaks him down and stops him”.

Watch Amir Khan face Terence Crawford solely reside on BT Sport Field Workplace, Saturday 20th April. For extra info


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