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Khan Says Shock Value Makes '50-50' Fight With Canelo Bigger

British star Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) is very confident in his ability to upset the odds on May 7th, when he moves up by eight pounds to challenge WBC middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez at a c...Read More

Sulaiman Warns Canelo That He Can't Make Mistakes With Khan

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has warned WBC middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez that he can't make mistakes against a fighter with the skill level of Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs...Read More

WBC To Name New Mandatory For Danny Garcia, With Khan Out

There is now a void in the WBC's welterweight rankings. Earlier this year, the World Boxing Council announced a welterweight tournament to clean up their rankings after their longtime champion Floyd M...Read More

Canelo's Manager Rejects Talk of Khan Being 'Easy Fight'

Eddy Reynoso, manager and co-trainer of WBC middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, says their upcoming opponent, former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan, is far from an easy fight. ...Read More

Amir Khan: When I Beat Canelo, Everyone is Going To Say 'Wow!'

AMIR KHAN said he accepted the fight with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in a ‘heartbeat’ – and it could be the fight that makes him one of Britain’s best ever. The Bolton boxer certainly believes a shock w...Read More

Amir Khan Hit By Social Media Hack Attack

Amir Khan’s social media accounts were hit by a hack attack just days after it was revealed that the Bolton-based boxer is stepping up to 155lbs to fight Saul Alvarez. Hackers posted explicit image...Read More

Sanchez: Canelo Can Be 155, But Golovkin Will Weigh 160!

Experienced trainer Abel Sanchez is expecting some very big things this year for his star fighter, IBO/WBA/IBF middleweight world champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (34-0, 31KOs). ...Read More

Frank Warren Gives His Take on Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan

Presumably Amir Khan will be making enough from his out-of-the-blue fight with Canelo Alvarez to help towards buying Bolton Wanderers. One can only hope he fares better than his stricken home-town foo...Read More

Fury: If I Can Beat Klitschko, Khan Capable of Stunning Canelo

WBO/IBO/WBA heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is rallying behind his countryman Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs), who will move up by eight pounds to challenge Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs) for the WBC m...Read More

Chavez Jr. Rips Canelo For Facing Khan: Embarrassment To 160

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has slammed his countryman, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, for finalizing a May 7th title defense against Amir Khan. ...Read More

Canelo's Coach: Khan is an Attractive Fight, Dangerous Speed

Jose "Chepo" Reynoso, trainer for WBC middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (46-1-1, 32KOs), is not overlooking the challenge of Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs). Khan is moving up by eight pounds to...Read More

NSAC Approves Canelo-Khan For 5/7 At T-Mobile Arena

The Nevada State Athletic Commission ended weeks of speculation with a unanimous five-person vote for Golden Boy Promotions to host its May 7 HBO Pay-Per-View show at the newly constructed 20,000-seat...Read More

Marquez's Coach: Canelo Can Regain Credibility With Khan Win

Hall of Fame trainer Nacho Beristain, best known for training former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, says Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez can restore his credibility by defeating Amir Khan on ...Read More

Justifying Amir Khan's 8-Pound, $8,000,000 Gamble

When news of Saul Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 stoppages) versus Amir Khan (31-3, 19 early) came through the first thing many will have thought was probably 'Wow, just wow - this must be how Doctor Manhattan f...Read More

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan: When The Stars Don't Align

Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan: When The Stars Don't Align

By Cliff Rold - The announcement of a middleweight title fight this week between champion Saul Alvarez and former Jr. welterweight titlist Amir Khan couldn't have come at a better time for press and s...Read More

Hunter: Khan Bigger Than Mayweather, Enough Pop For Canelo

Virgil Hunter, head trainer for British superstar Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) is very excited about the upcoming fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, which is scheduled for May 7th at the T-Mobile Arena i...Read More

Froch: Khan Will Pull Off a Bigger Shock When He Beats Canelo

Retired former super middleweight champion Carl Froch was just as shocked as everyone else, when it was announced that Amir Khan would moved up by eight pounds to challenge WBC middleweight champion S...Read More

De La Hoya: Canelo-Khan Will Do More Buys Than Canelo-Cotto

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya is expecting some big numbers for May 7th, when Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will defend his WBC middleweight championship against Amir Khan at the T-Mobile A...Read More

Khan, Dad Explains Why Brook Was Passed Over, Canelo Taken

British star Amir Khan (31-3, 19KOs) shocked everyone when he announced on Tuesday that he was going to move up by eight pounds, to 155-pounds, to challenge Saul "Canelo" Alvarez for the WBC middlewei...Read More

Brook: Khan Don't Believe He'll Beat Canelo, Is He Cashing In?

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook was stunned when it was officially announced on Tuesday that his domestic rival Amir Khan was jumping up in weight to challenge WBC middleweight champion Saul "Can...Read More