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

Video: Watch 24/7 Canelo vs. Khan full episode 1

The first episode of the 24/7 Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan documentary preview series premiered on HBO this past Saturday night after the live fights on the network. Right here, you can watch the full episode 1 video of Canelo vs. Khan 24/7. Canelo is a 24/7 veteran at this stage, so some of what we see out of his camp is much of the same. Talk about how he has been with the Reynoso’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Khan: “Beating Canelo Will Take Me Back To The Top”

LOS ANGELES (April 18, 2016) Former two-time world champion Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) today hosted a media workout at his gym in Hayward, Calif. ahead of his battle against WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs)on Saturday, May 7 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Canelo vs. Khan will be produced and distributed live...
Via BadCulture
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

David Lemieux & Glen Tapia discuss bout on Canelo-Khan PPV undercard

David Lemieux and Glen Tapia along with their teams held a conference call to discuss their recently announced fight as part of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan pay-per-view. GLEN TAPIA, Middleweight Contender: How you doing, man? How you doing, Oscar? OSCAR DE LA HOYA: Good. Talk about how excited you are, and about your training. GLEN TAPIA: I’m so excited. It’s a big fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 29, 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
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