Khan, Maidana are no match for Floyd: trainer


Posted at Jan 13 2014 07:27 PM | Updated as of Jan 14 2014 03:27 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The trainer and father of unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is unconcerned about who his son will face when he returns to the ring this May as he expects an easy victory for the pound-for-pound king.

Floyd Mayweather Sr., who rejoined his son’s camp after a long estrangement last year, was outspoken when asked about his son’s potential opponents – Britain’s Amir Khan and Argentina’s Marcos Maidana.

“Both would be easy. Two easy fights there,” the elder Mayweather told Boxing Scene. “Both of them are easy.”

Khan has long been rumored to be Mayweather’s next moment, and Maidana was briefly in the race as well but has since been ruled out after former world champion Adrien Broner exercised a rematch clause for a second fight with the Argentine.

“Maidana might have punching power,” Floyd Sr. observed, “but you still can’t hit what you can’t see.”

“Amir Khan has a glass jaw and if you look at him hard enough, it will shatter,” he added.

Mayweather has yet to announce who he will fight next, though he is expected to name his opponent sometime this month.