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AMIR KHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Khan vs Algieri: Full Undercard Sans Paulie Malignaggi

BROOKLYN — The Malignaggi vs. O’Connor fight is off but fret not! There’s still plenty of fight action waiting to be had on the Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri undercard scheduled for May 29th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. For those of you who missed the announcement of the cancellation of the Malignaggi fight, here’s the quick run down. Malignaggi was scheduled to make...
Via BadCulture
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Full Khan vs. Algieri undercard: Fortuna-Vasquez, Browne-White, Heather Hardy

An electric showdown between Javier Fortuna (27-0-1, 20 KOs) and Bryan Vasquez (35-1, 18 KOs) will open up the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike telecast taking place Friday, May 29 at Barclays Center. The 12-round junior lightweight bout between Fortuna and Vasquez will lead into the highly anticipated contest between former world champions Amir Khan and Chris Algieri. The Spike...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao predictions from fighters: Khan, Malignaggi & Algieri all pick Mayweather to win

Amir “King” Khan (30-3, 19 KOs) returns to the ring on May 29 to take on Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the headliner of a Premier Boxing Champions card on Spike TV. Khan, Algieri, and undercard fighters Paulie Malignaggi (33-6, 7KO’s) and Danny O’Connor (25-2, 9KO’s) all chimed in with their own Mayweather vs. Pacquiao predictions. Just...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Another One Gets Away: Amir Khan Vs Kell Brook

Tuesday, we saw the delay, perhaps death, of one of the best fights in the sport. Wednesday, we got the delay, perhaps death, of the biggest fight in the U.K. and a damn good fight on every other part of the globe, too. Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri was officially announced via news release Wednesday for May 29 on Spike TV, instead of Amir Khan vs Kell Brook. We kind of knew this was...
Via Bloguin Best
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Brook/Gavin or Khan/Algieri: Which Wrong Is Right-er?

LOS ANGELES — When Amir Khan defeated Devon Alexander in December, a non-title fight a year too late, watchers saw a poised, sharper fighter. A version of Khan than anything displayed in his previous two bouts. It appeared he was finally hitting his stride since joining Virgil Hunter. Making his usual media rounds, Khan continues to make it clear he wants a super fight with either...
Via BadCulture
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Khan Announces Chris Algieri As Opponent

LOS ANGELES — Well the wait is over and Amir Khan has a new opponent on the horizon. Today via wife Faryal Mahkdoom’s Youtube channel, Khan announced his next opponent will be Chris Algieri of New York at a weight limit of 147 pounds. Algieri was last in the ring against Manny Pacquiao in November 2014 where he was . “He’s the former WBO champion, he defeated Ruslan Provodnikov...
Via BadCulture
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Khan: “Not Many People Know Him ”

DUBAI — As he awaits his next fight, Amir Khan has been back in the gym with stablemate Andre Ward and strength & conditioning coach Tony Brady. In the latest edition of Dubai Global Citizen, where he graces the cover, Khan makes it clear he is still waiting in the wings for the winner of the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. There’s no mention of IBF champion...
Via BadCulture
March 18, 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

Amir Khan to wear 24 carat gold shorts worth $50,000 against Devon Alexander (PHOTOS)

In keeping up with LasVegas garishness, Amir Khan will be wearing the most outrageously expensive shorts in sports history when he faces Devon Alexander in the ring Saturday night. The British fighter will don boxing trunks woven with genuine 24 carat gold thread through a waist band supporting white nappa leather trunks with crocodile trim during the welterweight showdown...
Via The Other Paper
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather is right: Amir Khan vs. Adrien Broner makes sense

Why Adrien Broner vs. Amir Khan Works So Well: Amir Khan is devastated that he missed out on the Mayweather sweepstakes, taking to Twitter to lash out at the world's number one pound for pound fighter. Now that Khan is reeling he has to test the waters, and see what else is available. A potential bout with Adrien Broner has long been discussed, including as the co-feature to Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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