On Cinco De Mayo weekend, Golden Boy Promotions, Fathom Events and O’Reilly Auto Parts will present a match-up between two of boxing’s biggest stars with Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan, broadcast live from Las Vegas’ new T-Mobile Arena to select movie theaters across the U.S. This mega-fight promises high-intensity action between two of boxing’s most powerful athletes competing in the prime of their careers; WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez makes … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao Vs. Saul Canelo Alvarez: if it happened it would be enormous, and Top Rank boss Bob Arum – perhaps as a result of a little too much celebrating over his 50 years in the game – says the fight could happen, at a catch-weight of 155-pounds. Speaking with Fighthub.com, Arum said that if Pacquiao can defeat Tim Bradley in their rubber-match on Saturday, and if Alvarez can defeat Amir Khan in May, the … Read Article
March 31, 2016 – Fight fans eager for a revealing inside look at the eagerly anticipated May 7th HBO Pay-Per-View® middleweight championship superfight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, should mark their calendars to catch an all-new edition of “Face Off,” starring the two prizefighters. “Face Off With Max Kellerman: Canelo/Khan” debuts Saturday, April 16 at 11:15 p.m. (ET/PT).… Read Article
Fight fans everywhere agree it will be a momentous result, upset, occasion if Britain’s Amir Khan can defeat Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and take his middleweight title in May. When the fight was first announced, there were not too many people seemingly willing to give Khan, a former 140-pound champion who has boxed just a handful of times as a welterweight, much of a chance.
But since then, and in seeing Khan bulk up … Read Article
Back when unknown Colombian puncher Breidis Prescott flattened Amir Khan inside a minute of the very first round with a quite ruthless and impressive display of power, Khan’s career seemed all but over at top level. Instead, Khan, showing great character, regrouped and managed to reach the very top of the sport; showing his potential in beating the likes of Andriy Kotelnik (to become WBA 140-pound champ), Marcos Maidana and Zab Judah.
Prescott, by comparison, … Read Article
Tom Loeffler, the promoter of middleweight sensation Gennady Golovkin, has strongly suggested the unbeaten terror known as GGG could have not one but two fights in the UK, against British opposition, this coming summer. As has previously been reported, Billy Joe Saunders is a very real possibility for Golovkin at a big stadium in the UK this summer (provided Saunders gets past Max Bursak in April and Golovkin gets past Dominic Wade also next month), … Read Article
(Photo credit: Golden Boy Promotions) SAN DIEGO (March 17, 2016) –WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and British top fighter and former two-time former world champion Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) opened training camp to the media in San Diego and Oakland respectively this week in preparation for their May 7 clash at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and produced and distributed live by HBO … Read Article
Not surprisingly, Amir Khan says that if he manages to beat Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in their hugely intriguing May 7th fight, it will be the biggest and best thing he has ever done in his boxing career. The former 140-pound champion, in talking to Sky Sports, said it would be a “dream come true to be called the middleweight world champion.”
And Khan, who has been bulking up with weights as well as strength and … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (March 2, 2016) – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and former two-time world champion and resurgent contender Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) made their final stop off their three-city international press tour in Los Angeles at the Universal CityWalk to discuss their upcoming May 7 showdown at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan will be produced and distributed … Read Article
Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants to make a deal. Speaking today at the second stop in the three-city promotional tour to hype the upcoming May 7 Canelo-Amir Khan fight, Alvarez – as quoted by RingTV.com – made one thing clear: he is not a middleweight.
As fans everywhere know, the demand for Canelo, the lineal middleweight champion of the world, to fight Gennady Golovkin, the interim WBC and reigning IBF and WBA 160-pound king, … Read Article