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Khan dominates Alexander, makes case to face Mayweather

LAS VEGAS -- Amir Khan put his name in the mix for a possible fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., using his speed and accurate right hand Saturday night to win a lopsided 12-round decision over former champion Devon Alexander in a welterweight matchup. Khan (30-3) won round after round using the same formula, jabbing at Alexander and following it with right hands that found their mark...
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Khan Outguns Alexander To Win By UD; Thurman Wins

Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime; Ed Mulholland/Showtime LAS VEGAS, NV – In a fight where he wanted to look dominate Khan did exactly that. In front of a a reported 7,768 people in attendance, Amir Khan defeated Devon Alexander by unanimous decision. After a pair of lackluster performance (against Luis Collazo and Julio Diaz) Khan emerged from performance looking renewed and unstoppable...
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Khan Gets a Step Closer to Mayweather Fight With Impressive Win

Amir Khan needed an impressive victory over Devon Alexander to secure a shot at Mayweather in 2015; he did just enough to win over the fans and put himself as the next Mayweather victim. Khan dominated Devon Alexander from the opening bell with a combination of speed and timing that left Alexander confused. Khan’s speed was his best in recent years and he showed that he wasn...
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Khan wins welterweight decision over Alexander

LAS VEGAS (AP) Amir Khan put his name in the mix for a big fight, using his speed and accurate right hand to win a lopsided 12-round decision over former champion Devon Alexander in a welterweight matchup Saturday night. Khan won round after round using the same formula, jabbing at Alexander and following it with right hands that found their mark more often than they missed. The...
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Does Khan Need to Dominate Alexander to Secure a Mayweather Fight?

Amir Khan should’ve been in this same position last year but instead he ducked Alexander in hopes of landing the big money fight with Floyd Mayweather. Instead he was passed up by Marcos Maidana and forced to prove himself all over again. This year he’s chosen to make sure that he grabs the next Mayweather fight by making a statement against Alexander. It is possible that the...
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Picking the 6 big fights on HBO and Showtime this Saturday

Don't miss this week's Boxing Quick Picks, where you can get a rapid fire breakdown of the fights coming up this week. Get your boxing predictions here. The post 6 Quick Picks As HBO And Showtime Face Off For Boxing Programming Supremacy appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Pretty House, Pretty Garden: Devon Alexander Vs. Amir Khan Preview And Prediction

Regular font: Devon Alexander vs. Amir Khan is an evenly-matched fight Saturday night on Showtime between two contenders in one of boxing’s deepest divisions. Sarcastic font: Ooooooh, thanks so veeeeerrry much, Showtime, for always providing fights JUST like this throughout 2014. It’s a weekly occurrence and if evenly-matched Showtime fights in 2014 were calories, we’d all...
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Photos: Amir Khan, Devon Alexander, Keith Thurman in Vegas for fights this weekend

Amir "King" Khan and Devon Alexander "The Great" made their Grand Arrivals and performed a light workout on Wednesday at MGM Grand, just three days before their showdown this Saturday. Khan (29-3, 19 KOs), of Bolton, England, and Alexander (26-2, 14 KOs), of St. Louis, will square off in the 12-round main event of a Showtime quadrupleheader. In the co-feature, power-punching interim...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 12/9: Amir Khan Vs. Devon Alexander Preview, Much More

If the pissing contest between HBO and Showtime’s boxing departments could accurately be depicted through the magic of cartoon satire, it would look just like the old Spy vs. Spy series from Mad Magazine (via). While more boxing is usually a good thing, and while healthy competition tends to squeeze blood from the figurative stone, feuding over big fight dates and holding fight...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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