Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Alexander Rips Khan: Every Time He Steps Up, He Loses! - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  5/17/2013       Read more by Chris Robinson         
   
Alexander Rips Khan: Every Time He Steps Up, He Loses!
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KO’s) will look to make the first successful defense of his title when he meets up with Colchester’s Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13 KO’s) inside of the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City in a Showtime-televised attraction.

Having seen a scheduled fight with British star Kell Brook fall through on three separate occasions, Alexander may very well end up facing his countryman Amir Khan instead if successful agaisnt Purdy.

The latest rumors have Khan, a former champion at 140 pounds, eyeing a move to the welterweight division for his December 7th return, possibly against Alexander.

Speaking to select members of the media on Thursday afternoon, Alexander isn’t paying too much attention to the reports but seems to have no issues with such a fight.

“I’m staying off the internet fight week, so I haven’t heard the rumors yet,” stated Alexander. “You know, I don’t like to talk about my future until I get past my obligations May 18th. But if he wants it, he can get it too. I don’t think he wants that, for real.”

Khan didn’t look spectacular in his last outing, winning a unanimous decision over former titlist Julio Diaz on April 27th in a fight in which he was dropped in the 4th round and hurt late in the fight.

Asked for his take on that specific performance, Alexander seemed to completely dismiss the Bolton fighter.

“Every guy that Amir Khan gets in the ring with who’s elite or at the top level, he loses or gets knocked out,” said Alexander. “For him to think he can have a shot at me, that’s good. I’m open to that fight of course. And I will definitely take him down if the opportunity comes. It doesn’t matter.”

*** To watch the full-length interview with Alexander, including his team's thoughts on a possible Mayweather vs. Khan fight, please check out Devon Alexander: ‘Every guy that Amir Khan gets in the ring with who’s elite, he loses’

Tags: Devon Alexander , Amir Khan , Khan-Alexander , Khan vs. Alexander


 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Los Zetas, on 05-17-2013
Basically quit VS Bradley Lost a close fight to Kotelnik and got a DK gift Lost to Matthyse and got another gift

comment by boxerbrando, on 05-17-2013
Uh..No Devon Spinks Jr.Kahn legitimately lost twice He should of got the W against Peterson.Devon stepped up and b! Tched out"I can't see!" Aginst Bradely.And got a gift against Kotelnik.Say what you want about Khan but hes fun to watch and takes on challenge s.

comment by SOPH~ REP., on 05-17-2013
a Good boxing matchup, could set up big things 4 the winner Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android

comment by Dr_Calvin, on 05-17-2013
Why does Brook have to "deserve" a fight with Khan? What have Molina and Diaz done that was more "deserving"? Brook got injured, he did not chicken out, injuries happen during intense training, fights gets rescheduled all the time. It can happen to the best of fighters, Ward before Pavlik, May...

comment by mex602, on 05-17-2013
[QUOTE=yoz]A disciplined Khan beats Alexander with ease. What's with all the hate for Amir? Sure, he runs his mouth and has a poor chin, but when he enters the ring with a game plan (Judah fight etc.) he's a decent boxer. He's not some BUM as some of the retards on NSB make out. To some the...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (40) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Khan Gives Mayweather a Deadlin...
  Guevara Confident Of Coming Hom...
  Oscar Valdez Plans To Stay Very...
  Amir Khan Intends To Build Boxi...
  Rakhim Chakhkiev To Return in M...
  Quillin: Golovkin Doesn't Bring...
  Omar Narvaez Wants To Win in St...
  Cotto's Adviser Does Not Rule O...
  Jhonny Gonzalez Eyes March Retu...
  AIBA May Need To Resolve The BI...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.