Timothy Bradley Wants Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather but Amir Khan Is Next
Timothy Bradley beat Devon Alexander to unify the light welterweight belt on Saturday evening. The fight was stopped because of accidental headbutts delivered by Bradley that cut Alexander, but Tim was easily the winner to that point. After unifying the titles, who will be next for Bradley? He answered the question in the ring, saying “[Amir] Khan right now would probably be the number one on my list right now, but I want the fight fans to pick who I fight next and I’ll fight him.”
Though Bradley thinks a fight with Amir Khan could come next, he also mentioned that he wants “a chance with Floyd Mayweather,” but that “the key name on the list down the road is Manny Pacquiao.”
Bradley’s promoter, Gary Shaw, says he wants Mayweather next, but Mayweather has been inactive and is likely working on taking care of his legal issues. Pacquiao is fighting Shane Mosley in May but is running out of viable opponents until Mayweather expresses interest in a fight between them. Perhaps a clash with Pac-Man could be in store, but Bradley has a lot of work in front of him before he can ascend to that level. For now, arranging a fight with Khan and winning it should be keep him plenty occupied.