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Controversy As Khan vs Crawford Fight Stopped Following Low Blow

Terence “Bud’ Crawford comfortably retained his WBO welterweight title against Amir Khan in New York City on Saturday night, defeating the British fighter by TKO in the sixth round. The stoppage though, came in rather controversial circumstances as Khan opted not to continue following a low uppercut, which appeared to hit his groin, in the sixth. Crawford was the heavy …

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Amir Khan Takes On Another Hugely Difficult Opponent

Amir Khan can’t be accused of turning down a challenge. Well, besides one challenge that has loomed for almost a decade in the form of domestic rival Kell Brook. But the fight has fallen through yet again as Khan once more opts to go Stateside. The 32-year-old spent most of his career at lightweight and light-welterweight before moving up to …

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Relive Canelo Alvarez’s Brutal KO Of Amir Khan In 2016

Ahead of his riveting rematch encounter with Gennady Golovkin this evening, relive one of Canelo Alvarez’s signature KO’s. And what a beautiful shot it was. Facing the British superstar Amir Khan back in May in 2016, Alvarez made every lb of his size advantage count when he shut down a spirited effort from his opponent with a peach-perfect right-hand. The …

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Amir Khan Overcomes Knockdown To Win On The Scorecards

Amir Khan managed to come out on top against a very game Samuel Vargas over twelve rounds, but it was not without some adversity. The supposedly ‘glass’ chin of Khan once again was tested as he hit the canvas in the second following a beautiful haymaker from his opponent Vargas. ? KHAN DOWN ? Amir Khan is put down right …

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Amir Khan Returns To The Ring On September 8

Conor McGregor NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Amir Khan looks on before his welterweight fight against Chris Algieri at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on May 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Britain’s former light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan will fight Colombian Samuel Vargas on September 8 as he continues his quest to earn a tilt at winning the world title. The 31-year-old will meet Vargas in Birmingham hoping a convincing display will get him a world title fight before the end of the year. Vargas, who is based in Toronto, Canada, …

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Watch: Celebrate Paulie Malignaggi’s Birthday By Watching A Selection Of His Finest Highlights

Paulie Malignaggi turns 37 today and for that reason, the time seems perfect to take a look at some of his finest moments inside the ring. Paulie Malignaggi may well be in the headlines for the wrong reasons a lot these days following on from his controversial sparring sessions with the UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor ahead of his boxing …

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Watch: Amir Khan Gives His Opinion Of Conor McGregor’s Sparring Video And Mayweather Fight

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Former unified light-welterweight boxing world champion Amir Khan is the latest person to give his opinion on the highly-anticipated Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather super-fight. Although the pair are yet to officially agree to the fight, it does look likely to happen and Khan told Fight Hype it will be a great fight. When asked about the possible contest, Khan asked …

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Promoter Insists Manny Pacquiao Vs Amir Khan Will Not Be Happening

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Manny Pacquiao stands in the croner during his WBO welterweight championship fight against Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The eagerly anticipated super fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and former unified light-welterweight champion Amir Khan will not be happening, according to promoter Bob Arum. Last week a match between the two was announced to reportedly take place in the United Arab Emirates on April 23. This followed a Twitter poll carried out by Pacquiao, which asked the fans …

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Manny Pacquiao Confirms He Will Take On Amir Khan In Two Months Time

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Manny Pacquiao (R) lands a right on Jessie Vargas during their WBO welterweight championship fight at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has confirmed that his next fight will be against British fighter Amir Khan. In what may become a more regular occurrence in years to come, the Filipino took to Twitter to announce the upcoming fight after encouraging his followers to vote for who he should take on next via the social media platform. The bout has since been …

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