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Khan wants Matthysse fight; thinks he’s got the style to beat him

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) Amir Khan liked what he saw of Lucas Matthysse last night in his easy 3rd round TKO win over Lamont Peterson at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. However, Khan saw things in Matthysse’s fighting style that he feels would enable him to beat the Argentinian and he says he’d like to fight him. Khan said “I’d love to fight Lucas Matthysse. My style [...]

Is Amir Khan shot or simply a fighter in transition?

By Jack Scales: Amir Khan's most recent performance against Julio Diaz, was in some respects typical of the Amir we have grown to know and appreciate over the years. As usual he displayed tremendous valor and the fans were treated to an engaging contest that provided terrific value for money. Complimenting this was a new found maturity that revered trainer Virgil Hunter has instilled in Khan. This [...]

WBC drops Khan from top 15 welterweight rankings

For some reason the World Boxing Council (WBC) has dropped Amir Khan from their top 15 welterweight rankings after his struggle to defeat 33-year-old Julio Diaz last month on April 27th. Before that fight the WBC had elevated Khan to #2 in their welterweight rankings despite the fact that Khan had never fought at welterweight before and had lost two out of his last three fights. It was hard to [...]

Amir Khan vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2014?

After this past Saturday night, when Floyd Mayweather Jr. made his fight against Robert Guerrero look like a sparring session rather than a world championship bout, the mystery of how to beat Floyd remains in tact. Every fighter has promised to do what Floyd’s previous opponent failed to deliver, but thus cycle has been ongoing for all of his 44 fights. Of course knowing Mayweather Jr., he is [...]

Khan sees Mayweather as too skilled for Guerrero; thinks he’s got the style to beat Floyd

Amir Khan is hoping to get Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring in the near future, possibly in September if Mayweather gets past Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Khan likes Mayweather in that fight due to his skills. Khan said as quoted by thesun.co.uk “Guerrero’s a tough guy but skill-wise he’s not in the same league as Mayweather…I have a great [...]

Mayweather planning on fighting in UK in future; Amir Khan a strong possibility

FLOYD MAYWEATHER is planning to have a British fight inside the next 18 months. That fight could even be an open air stadium defence of his World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight title against Amir Khan. Bolton’s Khan is ranked number two contender for the unbeaten American superstar’s title. Mayweather, 36, bids for 44th career win in Las Vegas on Saturday night when he puts his crown [...]

Video: Amir Khan vs. Julio Diaz / Audley Harrison vs. Deontay Wilder Weigh-In

Weights from Sheffield, England: Amir Khan 142.25 - Julio Diaz 142.25 Deontay Wilder 224.8 - Audley Harrison 236 "The Return of the King: Khan vs. Diaz" is a 12 round 143 pound catch-weight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Khan Promotions and sponsored by JD Sport, Maxi Muscle, Pasha and Hollywood Milkshakes. Fans in the United Kingdom can watch "The Return of the King: Khan vs. [...]

Big Night For British Fighters Khan And Murray Live On Boxnation

 BoxNation’s blockbuster double header starts this Saturday from 7pm with the ‘Return of the King’ fight night LIVE from the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, followed by Martin Murray’s clash with Sergio Martinez LIVE from Argentina. The ‘Return of the King’ will commence with the Super Featherweight fight between Gary Sykes and Jon Kays, starting at 7pm. Amir Khan’s younger brother [...]

Video: Amir Khan vs Julio Diaz, Wilder vs Harrison Press Conference Interviews

Khan, a former Unified Light-Welterweight World Champion, makes his long awaited return to a British ring against Former World Champion Diaz in a 12-round 143lbs catch-weight fight, with 2000 Olympic Champion Audley Harrison facing unbeaten heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder; the professional debuts of 2012 Olympic Bronze Medallist Anthony Ogogo and Khan’s younger brother Haroon; plus former Unified [...]

Video: Amir Khan arrives in the UK ahead of Julio Diaz fight on BoxNation

BoxNation caught Amir Khan as he arrived in the UK ahead of his fight LIVE on BoxNation against Julio Diaz on April 27th.. Khan v Diaz is just one a number of fantastic fights coming up on BoxNation in April and May. Later that same night we've got Martin Murray's WBC World Middleweight title challenge against Sergio Martinez in Buenos Aires, while on May 4th, it's pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather [...]

BoxNation to Showcase 3-Part Amir Khan Documentary

The Channel of Champions BoxNation will be getting behind the scenes with British boxing superstar Amir ‘King’ Khan as he prepares for his first fight in the U.K. in two years against former World Champion Julio ‘The Kidd’ Diaz in the ‘Return of the King’ three-part documentary series. Part one of the documentary will be broadcast on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546) on Wednesday [...]

You Khan’t Deny Destiny – Why Amir Is Pound For Pound Number 1

I have been ridiculed, unfairly so in my opinion, for expressing my wanton thought processes in the local when it comes to boxing. As any real man such as myself knows the local pub is where a lot, if not most, of the best boxing banter occurs (and indeed fights depending in which part of Stoke you live in). Being a somewhat pugilist sage, in my local and wider community, I am still happily surprised [...]