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Cunningham doubts Alexander vs. Khan will happen

Yesterday Team Khan came out with a statement saying that the rumors about Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KO's) facing Floyd Mayweather Jr. in May were false and that Khan would be fighting IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (25-1, 14 KO's) on December 7th. Alexander's trainer Kevin Cunningham doesn't believe the statement from Team Khan, because the Khan-Alexander fight still hasn't even been negotiated [...]

Mayweather’s next opponent still a mystery; Khan fight not happening

On Wednesday both Team Khan and Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe said that a fight between former two division world champion Amir Khan and Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't happening. According to Dan Rafael, Ellerbe calls it nothing more than rumors that Floyd will be fighting the struggling Khan, and Team Khan is saying that Khan will possibly be fighting IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander [...]

Team Khan Statement

Team Khan would like to dispel recent reports that Amir Khan has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on December 7th, taking up a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May of next year instead. Contrary to this story, Amir Khan is currently in training camp in San Francisco with the aim of fighting again in December against Alexander once an agreement can be reached. [...]

“Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag”: Chavez Jr. at 168, Cotto’s Last Dance? & Khan’s Pursuit of Mayweather!!!

Marco G. (Miami Lakes, FL): I'm a Chavez Jr. fan, but I was totally disgusted with the outcome of the fight! I'm beyond entertaining the thought of what our sport can do to fix this criminal activity. But I would like to know how you think he will perform at 168lbs? Vivek W. (ESB): I think the pending move to 168lbs will demonstrate that it's both a curse and a blessing, as all positive effects [...]

Virgil Hunter: Khan is in for a rude awakening if he fights Mayweather

The latest talk is that former two division world champion Amir Khan may choose to bypass the risky fight against IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander on December 7th in order to sit around until May to get a much bigger money fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Khan's promoters at Golden Boy Promotions wanted him to fight Alexander in order to give Khan a chance to pick up his IBF 147 lb. [...]

The Pugilist KOrner: Delvin Rodriguez, Vic Darchinyan, Virgil Hunter, Rick Morones Jr, and Joel Diaz

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, the Sports Krib proudly presents Junior Middleweight contender Delvin Rodriguez, three-division world champion Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan, elite level fight trainer Virgil Hunter, expert boxing trainer Rick Morones Jr, and expert boxing coach Joel Diaz The Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Returning to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be Junior Middleweight [...]

Why Mayweather should fight Amir Khan in London

Floyd Mayweather Jr, widely regarded as the best fighter in the world, added another notch to his perfect record by winning a majority decision against Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In the days that have passed since the fight the boxing public has turned back to a question frequently asked after Mayweather fights “now what?” Floyd Mayweather just faced [...]

Frankie Gavin: “Khan needs to stop chasing a Mayweather fight”

British and Commonwealth Welterweight Champion Frankie Gavin, who aims to secure his Lonsdale belt outright this Saturday (21 September) at The Copper Box Arena when he faces David Barnes, spoke today about rival Amir Khan’s chances in a potential showdown with the pound-for-pound number one fighter Floyd Mayweather Jnr., saying simply “he hasn’t really got any!”   Gavin, Britain’s only [...]

Amir Khan gets yet another title shot – is he a worthy contender or a stepping stone in disguise?

Amir Khan is slated to fight Devon Alexander for the IBF welterweight title on December 7, 2013. Khan has had nothing but title fights since his first loss at the hands of Breidis Prescott. The only exception was his last fight against Julio Diaz which was a non-title bout that Amir got up from a 4th round knock down to win by UD. That makes of 12 fights for different titles and he won 9 of them. Amir‘s [...]

Shane Mosley vs. Amir Khan on December 7?

According to Fightnews.com, it looks as though Shane Mosley might be the next in line to face Amir Khan on December 7, 2013. (http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/boxing-buzz-316-216957) This is an interesting fight, because it’s hard to tell which fighter is actually supposed to be the better one. Is Amir Khan the young champion coming to retire Mosley? Maybe, but his losses to Peterson and Garcia [...]