AMIR KHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Amir Khan picks Danny Garcia to defeat Keith Thurman, wants rematch this year

Amir Khan has tipped Danny Garcia to overcome Keith Thurman in their thrilling showdown to set up a riveting rematch between the pair later this year. WBC champion Garcia and WBA champion Thurman meet in what is one of this year’s biggest and most exciting fights, exclusively live on BoxNation this Saturday night. 30-year-old Khan is the mandatory challenger for the WBC welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago

Pacquiao, Khan announce they will fight on April 23

WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan say they have agreed to terms for a fight on April 23. The boxers' promoters are yet to announce any details. Golden Boy Promotions, Khan's promoter, didn't reply to a request from The Associated Press on Sunday for confirmation. Pacquiao, who came out of retirement to win the WBO belt by beating Jesse Vargas in November...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan agree to fight April 23

Amir Khan is finally getting the super fight he’s been chasing after for years.Both Manny Pacquiao and Khan announced on Twitter Saturday night that they have agreed to terms to fight on April 23. Pac-Man said on Twitter that this was the fight the fans wanted. What does Pacquiao mean when he says it’s what the fans wanted? Well, he posted a Twitter poll two weeks ago asking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao in negotiations to fight Amir Khan

My, my, my, how times have changed.After dismissing Amir Khan for years, Manny Pacquiao announced on Wednesday that he is in talks to fight the Brit. Khan has long pushed for fights against Floyd Mayweather and Pacquiao, but neither materialized. It always seemed like he was Charlie Brown only to have the football pulled away just as he was about to kick it.Back in 2015, he thought...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kell Brook, Amir Khan trade Twitter trash talk over fight

Kell Brook and Amir Khan have been trading trash talk on Twitter the past few days about whether or not they will fight.Khan said in a recent interview that he offered to fight Brook but that Brook is passing up the opportunity. Brook countered on Twitter saying that is not the case. The issue here is money. Brook is a title holder and wants closer to a 50/50 split rather than the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Knocks Amir Khan Into Another Dimension

Amir Khan frustrated Canelo Alvarez for most of five rounds with his speed and rare discipline Saturday night, but size and power took over for Canelo with one punch in the 5th, whereupon Canelo punched Khan into another dimension. Khan remained there, unconscious, worryingly, for a full several minutes. It was a spectacular right hand against a naturally smaller foe; Canelo fights...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canelo Alvarez puts Amir Khan to sleep with punch

Through their first few rounds of their fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Amir Khan’s speed appeared to be a problem Canelo Alvarez was trying to solve. It didn’t take Canelo too long to figure it out. In the sixth round, Canelo knocked Khan out with a stiff right hand that put Khan to sleep: Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan #CaneloKhan OH MY GOAWD...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Before becoming world champ Canelo Alvarez sold Popsicles

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez didn’t always fight for a living. Before he became world champion, Alvarez was in the family business of selling Popsicles and ice cream in Mexico. His brother, Rigoberto, a former titleholder in boxing, recalled to ESPN how Canelo was too embarrassed to go out selling Popsicles on city buses. “The first time, Canelo came back with all the Popsicles...
Via The Sports Daily
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Amir Khan Wins, Fails Floyd Mayweather Audition; Javier Fortuna Gets Fun Win, Too

Chris Algieri brought it Friday night on “Premier Boxing Champions” on Spike, giving Amir Khan more than anyone thought he might be able to give. It wasn’t enough for Algieri to win the decision. It might’ve been enough to cost Khan, who aspires to a Mayweather showdown, a lot of money. Algieri had no chance of out-quicking or out-boxing Khan, so he decided to try and force...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri final presser quotes: Khan- I’ll look spectacular beating Algieri

Fight week activities for Premier Boxing Champions on Spike continued Wednesday as fighters participated in the final press conference and media workouts at Barclays Center before they enter the ring on Friday, May 29. Check out all the photos & quotes here. AMIR KHAN “I really believe that I have the movement, the skills and the technique to beat Chris Algieri and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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