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Khan vs Hatton at 140lbs

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  1. Woldog Undisputed Champion of Sherdog

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    Who do you have taking this fight?

    Consider both fighters in their prime. Before both became knockout sponges.
     
  2. JayE Silver Belt

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    Considering Peterson's success from backing Khan up and beating him up on the inside, I'd have Hatton as a clear favourite.
     
  3. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    This. Khan doesn’t have much for Hatton. He moves around him for a while, then gets pinned and muscled around.
     
  4. JayE Silver Belt

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    Yeah, Khan definitely wouldn't have the dynamic power to blast Hatton out early (as Pacquiao did), and he definitely lacks the overall craft and/or in-fighting ability to deal with him throughout the entire fight (as Mayweather and, to a lesser extent, Collazo had).
     
  5. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    Collazo’s « hit me plenty and I’ll get you when you’re tired » strategy didn’t fall short by much.
     
  6. herra Green Belt

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    I would be more entertained in a scrap between an out of prime Khan and an out of prime Hatton. Both of them let themselves go these days.
     
  7. Woldog Undisputed Champion of Sherdog

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    You guys pretty much made the exact points I did. I only put this match up on here because some one in my boxing group on facebook was trying to make a case for Khan....

    What about Hatton vs Maidana at 140?
     
  8. Hagler Man of wealth and taste Platinum Member

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    I see it as Hatton’s jaw vs Maidana’s gut. This one can be dirty as fuck, and a close affair. Hatton’s credentials at 140 are superior but the volume punching and accurate jabbing showed by Marcos against Broner are no joke for anyone at this weight. I’d say Hatton via decision but don’t bet the farm on this.
     
  9. Seano Hands of bone

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    Terrible fight for Khan.
     
  10. Dana's Moonface Silver Belt

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    Hatton would be all over him

    Hatton might of lacked in the head movement department, but he had very fast feet moving forward and underrated hand speed

    With his aggressive body punching style and stamina for days, he would overwhelm Khan and imo stop him in the middle rounds

    Khan did do well against Maidana, but I think Hatton would be too much for him
     
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    I would probably lean to Hatton at 140, but Maidana looked very strong at 147 and I think he improved overall since the Ortiz and Khan fights, so would favour him at the higher weight

    Hatton liked to bully fighters up close and I don't think he would be able to impose himself on Maidana at the higher weight.
     
  12. fuct. Gold Belt

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    Hatton had an incredible engine but he was basic af. Khan's chinny but tough. Could Hatton pin Khan against the ropes, as he did with Tzyu? Hatton's tenacity vs Khan's speed, great bout. I'll go Khan, technique>brutishness.
     
  13. Jonny Ninja Red Belt

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    Old, even more fragile khan knocks out coked up Hatton with ease. Different story in their primes
     
  14. asdffdsa Brown Belt

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    Hard to imagine Hatton's pressure not getting to him at some point.
     
  15. jm0b Puncher of Holes

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    Khan stands in the pocket and tries to bang when he's been caught or under heavy pressure. That's a big no-no against the monster 140lb Hatton was.

    That left hook to the body takes Khan down and he pisses blood for weeks
     
  16. KAZSoliloquy Steel Belt

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    khan looks incredible for 6 rounds then slows down and gets caught

    per usual
     
  17. Ruv Black Belt

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    Khan uses his speed and combinations for the UD win.
     
  18. jm0b Puncher of Holes

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    What about when he gets timed on the way in? Like in pretty much every fight he has lost or struggled in, people start timing him and he gets caught

    He doesn't have any wily tactics or tempo changes. He's a one track speed kind of fighter and it gets found out
     
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    He will have to hug it out like Floyd, to protect his chin and fight more from the outside like he did versus Collazo.
     
  20. droolingliver Green Belt

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    Ah, if only Khan had learned how to clinch he would have been so much better! Instead, his infighting seemed to consist of stepping out or pushing with the forearms.
     

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