Amir Khan’s pride is stopping him from retiring after Canelo Alvarez KO but it only makes him more vulnerable
The fine line between brave and reckless was crossed. On the other side of it, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez went down on his knees to check on Amir Khan, stretched out and motionless in a Las Vegas boxing ring. This scene (see above) was like a classical painting about compassion,... Read more
Kovalev: No Plans To Leave 175, Even With Andre Ward Win
By Igor Lazorin, tass IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev has no plans to change his weight class.  Kovalev will return to the ring on July 11th in Yekaterinburg against Isaac Chilemba. The fight is viewed as a stay busy contest for Kovalev to prepare for a fall showdown with... Read more
Amir Khan: Golovkin Has Better Skills, He Will Beat Canelo
By Edward Chaykovsky Amir Khan (31-4, 19KOs) is already plotting his next fight after suffering a brutal knockout defeat on Saturday night, when he moved up to a catch-weight of 155-pounds to challenge WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (47-1-1, 33KOs). Their fight headlined the first boxing event at... Read more
Terry Flanagan and Anthony Crolla must meet, says Steve Wood
Anthony Crolla and Terry Flanagan went to the same school A world title unification bout between Mancunian lightweights Terry Flanagan and Anthony Crolla is something “the public deserve”, says Flanagan’s manager Steve Wood. Read more
Canelo-Golovkin: De La Hoya Calls Loeffler, Negotiations Begin
By Steve Kim As promised, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya made a call to K2 Promotions managing director, Tom Loeffler, to discuss a possible showdown between WBC middleweight titlist Saul Alvarez and unified belt-holder Gennady Golovkin for later this year. Loeffler confirmed to BoxingScene. Read more
Amir Khan Only Plans 3 To 4 More Fights – Kell Brook Ruled Out
By Chris McKenna, courtesy of The Daily Star AMIR KHAN has promised his mum he will only fight four more times. But he has also told Kell Brook to forget it if he thinks one of them will be against him. Khan, 29, arrives back in the UK this... Read more
Canelo Confident: Golovkin is Not What Everybody Think He Is!
By Jose Luis Camarillo, notifight.com WBC middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (47-1-1, 33KOs) is confident in his ability to overcome his mandatory challenger, WBA/IBO/IBF champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (34-0, 31KOs). This past Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Canelo made the first defense of his title with... Read more
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