LOS ANGELES (April 27, 2016) – Laying down the gauntlet against Presidential Candidate Donald Trump for his disparaging comments about Mexicans and Muslims, Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO today offered the GOP frontrunner two free ringside seats to watch the Canelo vs. Khan super-fight showdown on May 7 in Las Vegas during a live interview on Fox Business News TV’s “Cavuto Coast to Coast.”… Read Article
April 26, 2016 – Leading up to the highly anticipated middleweight championship between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan – set for Saturday, May 7 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® – HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two intriguing showdowns that highlight the remarkable skill and will of these competitors.… Read Article
WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) today hosted a media workout at the House of Boxing in San Diego, just a week before he departs for Las Vegas for his upcoming showdown with Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on Saturday, May 7 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.… Read Article
(Photo credit: Golden Boy Promotions) LOS ANGELES (April 26, 2016) – Fighters featured on the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir “King” Khan undercard today hosted a Los Angeles media workout ahead of their upcoming respective bouts set for Saturday, May 7 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Co-main event fighter Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia (23-2, 15 KOs), former WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (22-5, 7 KOs) and undefeated opponent … Read Article
British boxing star Amir Khan wants to take on Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh.
Bolton hero Khan is gearing up for his maiden middleweight contest against Mexican great Canelo Alvarez on Saturday 7th May, shown exclusively in the UK on BoxNation.
Two-time former world champion Khan, 31 wins, 3 losses and 19 KO’s, faces the biggest challenge of his life when he steps up in weight to take on Canelo in a truly career defining … Read Article
Las vegas (April 22, 2016) – Tickets for the closed circuit viewings of the super-fight between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and former Two-Time World Champion and resurgent British Contender Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) will go on sale today, Friday, April 22, 2016. … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2016) – Golden Boy Promotion’s media and entertainment division new original programming MANO A MANO: CANELO/KHAN will premiere today, April 21 on US affiliate networks in conjunction with classic fights featuring Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan. Narrated by the world-renowned Michael Buffer, MANO A MANO: CANELO/KHAN is a two-part documentary event detailing the road to the mega-fight with exclusive interviews and a behind the scenes look into each fighter training camps.… Read Article
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions:
Thank you to all the media, all the international media for today’s call. We have WBC Ring Magazine and lineal middleweight world champion, Canelo Álvarez, who holds a record of 46 wins with one defeat and 32 KOs.
Canelo, as you know, will be defending his WBC Ring Magazine World Championship against Amir “King” Khan Cinco de Mayo weekend, which is May 7 at … Read Article
(Photo credit: Golden Boy Promotions) Former two-time world champion Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) today hosted a media workout at his gym in Hayward, Calif. ahead of his battle against WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs)on Saturday, May 7 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Canelo vs. Khan will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.… Read Article
Although Amir Khan has his critics, who suggest the former 140-pound king is not the great talent he himself believes he is, no-one can deny how Khan has always sought the big fights (he was absolutely desperate to get a Floyd Mayweather Junior and/or a Manny Pacquiao into the ring). Nor can anyone say Khan is not involved in exciting fight after exciting fight. And, for a fighter some more vocal critics have called “chinny,” … Read Article