AMIR KHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Manny Pacquiao signs contract to fight Jeff Horn

Bob Arum is getting his way when it comes to Manny Pacquiao’s next fight.The Top Rank promoter told the LA Times on Tuesday that Pac-Man has signed a contract to fight Jeff Horn in July. Arum initially pushed for Pacquiao to fight Horn, but there appeared to be little public interest in that fight. After voters on a Twitter poll overwhelmingly said they wanted Pacquiao to face...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 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
February 25, 2017  |  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
February 22, 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

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

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
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