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Thought id start another Amir Khan thread as ther doesnt seem to be enough on here;)

Anyway below is some dialogue from his new trainer, Jorge Rubio. Interestingly at the bottom of the article it mentions John Fewkes turned the fight down.

Fewkes is light welter so would be more of a match for Khan in terms of size but he is not known as a hard hitter. Anyway he aint taking the fight, probably because Maloney is promoting him and doesnt want his fighter to blemish his unbeaten record.




Amir Khan's new trainer Jorge Rubio has promised to help deliver a world title to the 21-year-old.

Rubio was unveiled as Khan's new cornerman over the weekend.

And the Florida-based Cuban met the press today in Bolton with Khan, and said he is among the most talented fighters he has worked with.

If all goes to plan, Rubio will help guide Khan to a world title within the next 12 months.

Promoter Frank Warren is confident that his protege - who enjoys high rankings with the WBO, IBF and WBC- will make it to the top.

"It's my ambition to make Amir a world champion," said Rubio, who oversaw an intense media workout at Khan's Bolton gym.

"I believe he has got the talent to reign for years.

"I have been working on his defence and his footwork, but I'm not looking at changing him too much, just improving a few areas.

"It will take time, but Amir has already got better in the few weeks I've worked with him, and I'm seeing the difference every day.

"Amir Khan is a smart guy and only I have to tell him something once before he puts into practice. He has all the tools to become a world champion."

Rubio's innovative training techniques were on display in Bolton, as Khan worked on his footwork and head movement in a ring traversed by ropes.

"Jorge is a great trainer," said undefeated Commonwealth champion Khan. "I knew as soon as I met him that he was the man for me.

"I'd met Buddy McGirt, Freddie Roach and really liked Floyd Mayweather Snr, but when I hooked up with Jorge I loved his style and his teaching methods.

"I think I've been hit more by him that I have been by opponents, because if I leave my hands low he clocks me one with the pads!

"He's got me moving my head a lot more and slipping shots, and I think I've come on a lot just in two weeks.

"He can definitely take me to the next level which is a world title."

The 21-year-old, unbeaten in 18 fights, is next in action at the MEN Arena, Manchester, on September 6.

No opponent has been named for the contest, although it emerged today that John Fewkes was offered the fight, but turned it down.
 

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Thought id start another Amir Khan thread as ther doesnt seem to be enough on here;)

Anyway below is some dialogue from his new trainer, Jorge Rubio. Interestingly at the bottom of the article it mentions John Fewkes turned the fight down.

Fewkes is light welter so would be more of a match for Khan in terms of size but he is not known as a hard hitter. Anyway he aint taking the fight, probably because Maloney is promoting him and doesnt want his fighter to blemish his unbeaten record.




Amir Khan's new trainer Jorge Rubio has promised to help deliver a world title to the 21-year-old.

Rubio was unveiled as Khan's new cornerman over the weekend.

And the Florida-based Cuban met the press today in Bolton with Khan, and said he is among the most talented fighters he has worked with.

If all goes to plan, Rubio will help guide Khan to a world title within the next 12 months.

Promoter Frank Warren is confident that his protege - who enjoys high rankings with the WBO, IBF and WBC- will make it to the top.

"It's my ambition to make Amir a world champion," said Rubio, who oversaw an intense media workout at Khan's Bolton gym.

"I believe he has got the talent to reign for years.

"I have been working on his defence and his footwork, but I'm not looking at changing him too much, just improving a few areas.

"It will take time, but Amir has already got better in the few weeks I've worked with him, and I'm seeing the difference every day.

"Amir Khan is a smart guy and only I have to tell him something once before he puts into practice. He has all the tools to become a world champion."

Rubio's innovative training techniques were on display in Bolton, as Khan worked on his footwork and head movement in a ring traversed by ropes.

"Jorge is a great trainer," said undefeated Commonwealth champion Khan. "I knew as soon as I met him that he was the man for me.

"I'd met Buddy McGirt, Freddie Roach and really liked Floyd Mayweather Snr, but when I hooked up with Jorge I loved his style and his teaching methods.

"I think I've been hit more by him that I have been by opponents, because if I leave my hands low he clocks me one with the pads!

"He's got me moving my head a lot more and slipping shots, and I think I've come on a lot just in two weeks.

"He can definitely take me to the next level which is a world title."

The 21-year-old, unbeaten in 18 fights, is next in action at the MEN Arena, Manchester, on September 6.

No opponent has been named for the contest, although it emerged today that John Fewkes was offered the fight, but turned it down.
Rubio has not trained pro's he got his rep by training kindelahn as an amateur I dont see him being much help to Amir in the pro scene. I think he's made a mistake
 
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