AMIR KHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Khan assures fans he is ‘okay’ after knockout loss

Amir Khan wasted little time posting on social media after his loss to Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday night to assure his fans he was doing fine. Here’s the post from Khan, which included a photo: Im okay everyone thats boxing for you, congrats to @Canelo monster punch, much love to all the fans! #CaneloKhan pic.twitter.com/oQcqZQrsLl — Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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

Glorious delusions: Canelo vs. Khan preview and prediction

“I like you. You have a goal, and you have the balls to reach that goal. You have this blind, stupid belief in yourself.” —Reverend Fred Sultan Whether it’s an unscrupulous boxing promoter in “The Great White Hype” speaking to the guy trying to take him down or me thinking about Amir Khan, the point holds. Amir Khan is a world-class fighter and a top five-ish contender...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 06, 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

Donald Trump says he will not attend Alvarez-Khan fight

Donald Trump says he will not attend Saturday night’s fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, despite what Oscar De La Hoya wants us to believe. De La Hoya, whose company promotes Alvarez, said on a conference call Wednesday that he received confirmation that Trump would be in attendance to christen the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. However, Trump told TMZ on Thursday that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Donald Trump to attend Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan fight

Donald Trump really is all over the place, never missing an opportunity to get some publicity. He’s even planning to attend Saturday’s pay-per-view boxing fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan. Oscar De La Hoya, whose company promotes Alvarez, said on a conference call Wednesday that he received confirmation that Trump will attend the fight. The fight will take place on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 04, 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

Video interviews: Amir Khan & Virgil Hunter talk training camp, Algieri & Mayweather

mir Khan is refusing to overlook Chris Algieri despite media talk of a clash next up with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. The 28-year-old Bolton star has been mooted as ‘Money’ Mayweather’s final opponent in September before he hangs up his gloves on an illustrious 19-year professional career. However, Khan has refused to be drawn into any Mayweather talk and insists...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 28, 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

More on Amir Khan’s outclassing of Devon Alexander: Fight night photos, quotes, video highlights

Amir Khan won a convincing 12-round unanimous decision victory over Devon Alexander in a matchup of two of the top 10 welterweights in the world on Saturday in the main event on Showtime from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The impressive victory was nearly a shutout, with Khan winning 119-109, 118-110 and 120-108 to remain undefeated at 147 pounds and extend his winning...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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