The fight will take place on May 29 at the Barclays center, a high capacity indoor arena in Brooklyn, NY. Usually boxers need excuses why they do not take a certain fight but Amir Khan (30-3) has been trying to justify his choice and has offered excuses why he should fight Christopher Algieri (20-1). The British boxer can gain credibility only from a stoppage win over this opponent even though Algieri went the distance with … Read Article
LONDON (28 May) – Boxing ace Amir Khan is refusing to overlook Chris Algieri despite media talk of a clash next up with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. … Read Article
ROOKLYN (May 27, 2015) – 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.
Tickets for the live event, promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Star Boxing, are priced at $250, $150, $75, and $45, not including applicable service charges and taxes, and are on sale now. Tickets are available at … Read Article
NEW YORK – May 27, 2015 – SiriusXM will air a live broadcast of the Premier Boxing Champions event this Friday, May 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Coverage begins at 9:00 pm ET and airs on SiriusXM Sports Zone, available on channel 92 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.… Read Article
Poor old Chris Algieri. Ahead of his much maligned fight with Amir Khan on Friday at the Barclays Center in New York, the British fighter has suggested a desperate scrabble for a suitable opponent was partly responsible for choosing to fight the former kick-boxer, insinuating to Espn that due to various complications, nobody else credible was available in the wake of him not getting the May 2nd Floyd fight ahead of Manny Pacquiao.
“There were … Read Article
BROOKLYN (May 26, 2015) – Fight week for Friday’s Premier Boxing Champions on Spike event kicked off today with Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs)and Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) hosting a photo opportunity at Brooklyn Bridge Park before they square-off at Barclays Center on May 29.… Read Article
He has been chasing the Mayweather fight for two long years – and now – given Floyd’s final fight in September, Amir Khan knows that the sand is running out of the timer and the fight he so longs for could be slipping out of his grasp for good.
Khan returns on Friday against Chris Algieri – the man floored 6 times by Manny Pacquiao in his last fight – and the belief is that … Read Article
LONDON (15 May) – British superstar Amir Khan’s crunch clash with the slick Chris Algieri will be televised live and exclusive on BoxNation on Friday May 29.
The former unified light-welterweight world champion takes on New Yorker Algieri in his backyard as they clash in a 12-round welterweight contest at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. … Read Article
It’s pretty fair to say that Britain’s former 140lb world champion Amir Khan comes in for more than his fair share of stick – particularly over the fact that for the last two years he has (some say desperately and at the expense of his credibility) been pursuing a mega-money fight with P4P king Floyd Mayweather.
That and his not fighting domestic rival – IBF 147lb champion Kell Brook in a UK super-fight this Summer. … Read Article
BROOKLYN (May 13, 2015) – Former two-division world champion Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs)held an open workout at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn Wednesday before he takes on Danny O’Connor (25-2, 9 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions on Spike, Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT live from Barclays Center.… Read Article