Khan vs. Maidana
After Amir Khan had won his bout against Marcos Maidana via a 12 round unanimous decision in 2010, many boxing fans demanded a rematch. Towards the end of the fight Maidana seemed to have hurt Khan, and was certainly comfortable coming forward. There was an entire community of boxing fans convinced that in a proposed rematch, Maidana would have sent Khan to the canvas.
Back then, it would have been impressive and shocking to most boxing fans, but today, after Danny Garcia had shown that Khan’s chin is not made of granite, it would simply pave the way for the critics to claim that they had known that Khan was an average fighter all along. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, December 7 – It was the Boxing Writers Association of America’s “Fight of the Year” in 2010 and on Saturday, December 8, nearly two years to the day after this epic battle took place in Las Vegas, TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” Classics is pleased to present a replay of the 12-round battle between Amir “King” Khan and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana for the WBA Super Lightweight World Championship on TeleFutura beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading