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Maidana responds to Mayweather tweet

Carlos Maidana has responded to Floyd Mayweather's question to fans about who he should face next, by posting the question in Spanish.

Mayweather could face Bolton's Amir Khan, but Argentinian Maidana has reposted Mayweather's tweet in his native language to Spanish fans.


RT @floydmayweather Dejaré que los fans voten. Díganme a quién debería enfrentar el 3 de mayo. ¿Khan o Maidana?


@boxing_memes For any poll to be fair it should also be launched in Spanish as well. Latino fans are the best in boxing! #LATINPOWER

Thousands respond to Mayweather tweet

Floyd Mayweather's tweet had received thousands of interactions Credit: Twitter

Floyd Mayweather's question to fans over who his next fight should be with has had thousands of interactions on Twitter.

Mayweather posed the question with a picture of Amir Khan and Marcos Madiana, the two men linked to face the boxer next.

Bolton-born Khan signed a contract in December that put him in line for a possible super-fight with Mayweather this year, but he is still waiting to find out if he will face the unbeaten world light-middleweight champion


Fans to decide if Amir Khan faces Floyd Mayweather


I'm going to let the fans vote. Tell me who I should fight next. Khan or Maidana?

Floyd Mayweather has asked his fans on Twitter if he should fight Amir Khan next.

The Bolton-born star signed a contract in December that put him in line for a possible super-fight, but he could also face Argentina's Marcos Maidana.

Khan, a former world champion and 2004 Olympic silver medallist, has been holding out for a lucrative clash with Mayweather since suffering a scare in his last fight - a dramatic points victory over Julio Diaz - in Sheffield last April.

Bolton's Khan has a 28-3 record as a professional, while Mayweather has won all 45 of his bouts, including victory over the previously undefeated Ricky Hatton in 2008.The 30-year-old Maidana, who Khan beat in 2011, has a 35-3 record.


Smith brothers bring Christmas cheer to troops

Smith brothers were amongst North West boxers who visited Weeton Barracks Credit: ITV
Serving up Christmas dinner to troops Credit: ITV

Liverpool boxing stars the Smith brothers were amongst a group of North West boxers who have helped bring some festive cheer to local troops.

Liam, Stephen, Paul and Callum helped serve up Christmas dinner to soldiers from 2nd Battalion the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment at Weeton Barracks near Blackpool. The regiment has a strong tradition of boxing.

Christmas lunch at Weeton Barracks Credit: ITV

Tony Bellew apologises to fans after losing title fight


I'd like to apologise to everyone for not doing what I said I would do! I gave it everything and the better man won and that's it. Gutted..


The fans who travelled, ill be forever in your debt I'm truly shocked.. Like I said the better man won, no excuses. Thanks again for support

Bellew butts opponent

The fighters clash early in Quebec Credit: @eddiehearn

Liverpool boxer Tony Bellew headbutted world champion Adonis Stevenson at their weigh-in.

The pair, who clash in Quebec for the WBC light heavyweight title, had to be dragged apart as their face-off threatened to boil over.

Stevenson thrust his forehead into the face of Bellew, who then retaliated.

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