Mike Alvarado Eyes Title Shot After 1-2 More Tuneups
By Ryan Burton BoxingScene.com was recently on hand in Denver, Colorado where former champion “Mile High” Mike Alvarado (35-4) was training for his upcoming June 25th bout against Josh Torres (15-4-2). The fight will be broadcast as part of UniMas’ Solo Boxeo series. After a 14-month layoff to clean... Read more
Luis Ortiz-Alexander Ustinov: No Deal, Purse Bid Set For May 19
Luis Ortiz ended his 2015 campaign on a high note, but it’s been a return to more of the same in struggles to find willing opposition for the unbeaten Cuban heavyweight. The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) interim titlist will now have to wait out a purse bid hearing... Read more
“Fighting Words” – Canelo, Khan, Golovkin and The Inevitable
by David P. Greisman The fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan was marketed as a battle pitting power against speed. That much was true, though it is never truly that simple. What also matters is how that power or speed is used. It depends on who is delivering... Read more
Amir Khan says he will not fight British rival Kell Brook
Amir Khan was knocked out in the sixth round by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (left) Amir Khan has dismissed the possibility of fighting domestic rival Kell Brook, despite his plans to return to the welterweight division. The 29-year-old impressed against WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas on... Read more
Malignaggi Explains Why He Feels Khan is A lot Better Than Hatton
Former world champion Paulie Malignaggi believes Amir Khan should be given the same respect in Britain as Ricky Hatton, insisting Khan is the superior fighter of the two. Khan had impressed in the opening five rounds of Saturday’s fight in Las Vegas with Saul Alvarez until suffering the heavy... Read more
Video: Bernard Hopkins Breaks Down Canelo vs. Khan Outcome
By Ryan Burton Canelo Alvarez got on his knees to check on Amir Khan after knocking him unconscious with a big right hand in the sixth round of their title fight. Then he went over to check on some future business with fellow middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, who was... Read more
Photos: Bernard Hopkins, SDG Present: The Art of Boxing Event
Canelo Alvarez might have won the fight against Amir Khan Saturday night in Las Vegas, Read more
Malignaggi: It’d Be Very Hard for Danny Garcia To Beat Amir Khan
By Carlos Boogs As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Amir Khan (31-4, 19KOs) will be looking for revenge in the fall. Last Saturday night, Khan moved up by eight pounds to challenge WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (47-1-1, 33KOs) at a catch-weight of 155-pounds. The HBO Pay-Per-View fight headlined the... Read more
Photos: Liam Smith vs. Predrag Radosevic Press Conference
By Elliot Foster Liam Smith finally has a challenger for his homecoming appearance next month. The WBO super-welterweight world champion will next defend his crown versus 31-year-old Montenegrin Predrag Radosevic (30-1, 11 KOs) on June 4 at ECHO Arena in Liverpool, England. The show –– billed ‘The Homecoming’ –– will air... Read more
Khan: Glad I Got Knocked Out Than Cheated of a Win By Judges
By Edward Chaykovsky Amir Khan (31-4, 19KOs) shook his head after learning that he was behind on the scorecards in last Saturday’s fight against WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (47-1-1, 33KOs). Most ringside observers had Khan ahead by 3 rounds to 2, and some even had it 4... Read more