Tag Archives: Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander

Amir Khan setting his sights on Manny Pacquiao? Claims Floyd Mayweather is ‘running’ from him

Amir Khan facing off with Devon Alexander last month in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinosn

There is no denying the ambition of British star and two-division world titlist Amir Khan.

Despite having suffered some setbacks while performing under the bright lights, the 28-year old Khan has never seemed to lose his confidence and his status in the sport is as high as ever. His 2014 campaign highlighted his talents, as he racked up dominating and impressive unanimous decision victories over Luis Collazo and Devon Alexander.

Jeff Mayweather not impressed by Amir Khan: ‘Floyd will knock him out too!’

Amir Khan in the ring (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

As Floyd Mayweather eyes his 48th professional bout, there is still speculation as to who his dance partner will be when he returns, likely in May.

Mayweather is coming off of a pair of decision victories of Argnetina’s Marcos Maidana this year and the two most formidable names out there are Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao.

Floyd Mayweather Sr. sounds off on Amir Khan, Paulie Malignaggi, and Manny Pacquiao

The affable Floyd Mayweather Sr. in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

Amir Khan’s stock is as high as ever following his dominant unanimous decision victory over Devon Alexander this past weekend in Las Vegas.

Khan was razor sharp, picking Alexander apart with precise shots inside of the MGM Grand, nabbing his 30th victory as a professional while also paving the way for a possible dream fight vs. Floyd Mayweather in 2015.

Sugar Ray Leonard says a Floyd Mayweather fight is a different horizon for Amir Khan

Living legend Sugar Ray Leonard in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the most beloved characters in the sport of boxing.

While at the 52nd Annual WBC Convention inside of the Mirage  Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, the former five-division titlist was once again greeted with adoration by fans and insiders alike.

Ricky Hatton on Amir Khan ‘I think he’s got the style to beat Floyd; he’s quicker than Floyd’

Amir Khan prior to his match vs. Devon Alexander this past weekend in Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

At the 52nd annual WBC Convention from the Mirage in Las Vegas on Monday afternoon, former two-division world champion and British idol Ricky Hatton could be found taking in the ceremonies.

Hatton had a great run as a champion at 140 pounds and has been turning his energy towards promoting in recent times. Wherever he goes, the 36-year old is adored and thronged by fans and always up for some good boxing talk.

Paulie Malignaggi insists that Amir Khan is more of a threat to Floyd Mayweather than Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan was too much for Devon Alexander last night (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

There was much buzz in the air last night following Amir Khan’s dominant 12-round unanimous decision victory over Devon Alexander.

Facing off on Showtime’s airwaves, Khan was simply too fast, too precise, and too good for his formidable foe from St. Louis. Scorecards reading 120-108, 119-109, and 118-110 were read in the British star’s favor, as he eyes bigger business in 2015.

Amir Khan explains why he would give Floyd Mayweather more trouble than Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan looked sharp on Saturday night vs. Devon Alexander (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Following his dominant 12-round unanimous decision over St. Louis’ Devon Alexander on Saturday night, British star Amir Khan began to eye his future.

Khan, a former junior welterweight titlist, was razor sharp vs. Alexander, who seemed confused behind his southpaw stance. It was perhaps Khan’s most complete performance, as the 28-year old showed off great stamina, movement, speed, and precise punching throughout the 12 rounds.

Amir Khan: ‘I believe I have earned my shot against Floyd Mayweather’

Amir Khan landing vs. Devon Alexander (Photo: Showtime Sports)

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By Chris Robinson

Moments ago from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan produced one of his finest performances as a professional with a 12-round master class performance vs. the very tough Alexander.

Scores of 120-108, 119-109, and 118-110 were read in the British star’s favor, as Khan improves to 30-3 with 19 knockouts while Alexander drops to 26-3 with 14 early outs.

Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander Official Weigh In from the MGM Grand

Amir Khan and Devon Alexander weighing in (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Earlier today, inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, former world champions Amir Khan and Dev0n Alexander weighed in ahead of their Showtime-televised duel on Saturday night.

Khan (29-3, 19 KO’s) will face off with Alexander (26-2, 14 KO’s) in what he considers to be a tryout for a possible crack at Floyd Mayweather next year.

Amir Khan and Devon Alexander come face to face in Las Vegas as Showtime duel inches closer

Amir Khan and Devon Alexander facing off in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

On Thursday afternoon, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, British star Amir Khan came face to face with St. Louis’ own Devon Alexander ahead of their matchup this Saturday night.

The Showtime-televised attraction will see the two former champions duke it out in an effort to create bigger interest a huge fight in 2015.

Roger Mayweather breaks down Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander

How will Amir Khan fair against Devon Alexander this weekend? (Photo: HoganPhotos)

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By Chris Robinson

It’s common knowledge in the boxing game that Amir Khan is regarded as one of the more lucrative ring options for Floyd Mayweather heading into the 2015 boxing schedule. Mayweather is a few months removed from a rematch victory over Marcos Maidana and is once again eyeing a pair of matches in May and September of next year.

Khan’s spirits are fresh, today being his 28th birthday, and he is certainly one of the more marketable faces in the mix.

Virgil Hunter on the importance of Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander

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HustleBoss.com speaks with Northern California trainer Virgil Hunter, as he discusses the Dec. 13 Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander clash.

Larry Merchant talks Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander and the possibility of Mayweather being next

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HustleBoss.com speaks with longtime boxing analyst Larry Merchant, to get his thoughts on the Dec. 13 Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander bout and what the future may hold, perhaps a shot at Floyd Mayweather.

Zab Judah talks Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander

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Speaking from the H.I.T. Factory in Las Vegas, Former two-division world champ Zab Judah takes a minute to discuss the Dec. 13 clash on Showtime between Amir Khan and Devon Alexander.

Kenny Porter breaks down Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander; would love to face the winner

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HustleBoss.com speaks with trainer Kenny Porter inside of the H.I.T. Factory Gym in Las Vegas, as he discusses the Dec. 13 matchup between Amir Khan and Devon Alexander, set for the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.