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AMIR KHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Canelo Alvarez Vs Amir Khan = Ennui

Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan, a fight nobody saw coming and that no fans asked for, is happening in May. Some are outraged; some are talking themselves into liking the idea of Khan, a chinny welterweight, moving up to contend for the middleweight championship of the world against a man who will be pushing toward cruiserweight on fight night given his tendency toward post-weigh-in...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez will fight Amir Khan on May 7th on HBO PPV

Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will make his first title defense of 2016 against Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7, Cinco De Mayo weekend, on HBO Pay-Per-View. It’s a good thing that Canelo isn’t our middleweight champion — Gennady Golovkin is — because his first 160 lb defense, of a belt he won at a catchweight of 155lbs, is against a welterweight fighter. This...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC middleweight champ Alvarez to fight Khan on May 7

LONDON (AP) WBC middleweight champion Saul Alvarez will defend his title against British boxer Amir Khan, who is jumping two weight divisions for the fight in Las Vegas on May 7. Golden Boy Boxing announced the fight on Tuesday. It will be at a catchweight of 155 pounds. Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto in a unanimous points decision in November. The 25-year-old Mexican has lost once...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Loeffler’s Statement on Canelo vs Khan

As the news continues to flood the boxing waves on the upcoming WBC middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, the other and widely recognized best middleweight in the world Gennady Golovkin is likely keeping a close eye on the the developments. BadCulture.net reached out to Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions for a statement on the upcoming title fight and received...
Via BadCulture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC Statement on “Canelo vs Khan” for Middleweight Title

On Tuesday Golden Boy Promotions announced that WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alavarez will face off against former super lightweight champion Amir Khan on May 7th. As of yet a venue has not been announced but it is being widely speculated that the fight will land at the newly constructed T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The announcement comes as a surprisingly for a number of reasons...
Via BadCulture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan set for May 7 in Las Vegas

The boxing world was hit with some very welcomed, but unexpected news on Tuesday morning. Amir Khan took to social media to announce he will be facing fellow boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for the 155-pound WBC title on May 7 in Las Vegas. Delighted to announce i will be fighting @Canelo May 7th Cinco De Mayo, Las Vegas for the 155lbs @WBCBoxing title!
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Names Amir Khan As Next Opponent

Looks like the “the Middle wait” just turned into the “the super welter Wait?” Photo credit: BehindTheGloves.com In breaking news on Tuesday Golden Boy Promotions, home of Mexican superstar and current WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez announced that his next opponent will be none other than former super lightweight champion and fellow Golden Boy stable mate Amir...
Via BadCulture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewkowicz: WBC wants Danny Garcia vs. Amir Khan, with Sammy Vasquez in the pipeline for title shot

The WBC Welterweight Tournament will continue on Saturday, January 30, when Azael “Turbo” Cosio (20-3-2, 17 KOs) of Santa Marta, Panama, faces Cesar Miguel “El Zurdo” Barrionuevo (28-3-2, 19 KOs) of Catamarca, Argentina. The winner of this fight will face Pennsylvania’s Sammy “The Who Can Mexican” Vasquez in the semi-final in late Spring. Promoted by Sampson Lewkowicz...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Floyd Mayweather and Amir Khan have verbal exchange during Danny Garcia-Robert Guerrero fight

As many of you already know, Floyd Mayweather is retired from the sport of boxing. But many believe that he will come out of retirement for the right fight and if the money is right. Amir Khan knows this and has tried hard to get Mayweather to fight him. Well during Danny Garcia’s victory over Robert Guerrero, Khan thought this was the best time to get under Mayweather’s skin...
Via No Guts, No Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to fight either Amir Khan or Terence Crawford

Manny Pacquiao has not finalized his opponent for his final fight, but he is down to two possible boxers, his promoter says. The Daily Mail once again jumped the gun regarding the announcement of a fight involving Amir Khan. They reported Tuesday that Khan signed a deal to fight Pacquiao April 9 in Las Vegas....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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