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WORLD BOXING CHAMPION AMIR KHAN ENTERS THE MMA BUSINESS AS NEW CO-OWNER OF SUPER FIGHT LEAGUE

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LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (August 10, 2015) – Decorated world boxing champion Amir Khan has stepped into the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) business as a new owner and promoter of world championship MMA sports franchise Super Fight League. Khan, a former, two-time world champion, will join a new, blue-chip ownership and management team dedicated to expanding the former India-based Super Fight ... Read More »

STAR BOXING’S JOE DEGUARDIA SAYS CHRIS ALGIERI “CLEARLY ESTABLISHED” HE IS A “LEGITIMATE CONTENDER” IN THE WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION DESPITE LOSS TO AMIR KHAN

Nov. 18, 2014, Macau, China    --- "ALGIERI GRAND ARRIVAL" ---  New York's undefeated (20-0) WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Chris "Real Rocky" Algieri  (surrounded by the Top Rank Knockouts)  makes his "Grand Arrival" Tuesday night at the Venetian Macao Re

New York, June 1-Star Boxing president Joe DeGuardia says that Chris Algieri “clearly established himself as a legitimate contender” in the welterweight division in spite of the 12-round decision loss to Amir Khan last Friday night (May 29) at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. In the most aggressive performance of his 22-fight professional career, Algieri was moving forward throughout the 12-round tilt, ... Read More »

Chris Algieri Ready for Khan Tonight

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New York, May 29-Star Boxing’s Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) looked primed and ready to go yesterday at Barclays Center, weighing-in at 146.6-pounds for this evening’s clash against Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs), beneath the 147-lb. welterweight limit. Spike TV will televise the WBC Silver Welterweight title clash at 9:00 PM/ET on the Premier Boxing Championship Series card. Promoter Joe ... Read More »

Khan decisions Algieri in entertaining scrap

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In a crowd pleasing fight, Amir Khan made his case for a September fight with Floyd Mayweather by winning a 12-round unanimous decision over Chris Algieri in a battle of former world champions at Barclays Center. The fight was a back and forth fight early as surprisingly Algieri fought out of his norm as was the stalker. He has some ... Read More »

KHAN REFUSES TO OVERLOOK ALGIERI DESPITE MAYWEATHER TALK AS HE GEARS UP FOR FRIDAY NIGHT BOXNATION BLOCKBUSTER

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LONDON (28 May) – Boxing ace Amir Khan is refusing to overlook Chris Algieri despite media talk of a clash next up with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. The 28-year-old Bolton star has been mooted as ‘Money’ Mayweather’s final opponent in September before he hangs up his gloves on an illustrious 19-year professional career. However, Khan has refused to be drawn ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN & CHRIS ALGIERI FIGHT WEEK QUOTES

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BROOKLYN (May 26, 2015) – Fight week for Friday’s Premier Boxing Champions on Spike event kicked off today with Amir Khan (30-3, 19 KOs)and Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) hosting a photo opportunity at Brooklyn Bridge Park before they square-off at Barclays Center on May 29. Coverage on Spike begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with an exciting showdown ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN VS. CHRIS ALGIERI LIP SYNC BATTLE AHEAD OF PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON SPIKE FIGHT FRIDAY, MAY 29 AT BARCLAYS CENTER

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Before they battle it out in Brooklyn, click here or below to watch Amir Khan and Chris Algieri face off on the Lip Sync Battle stage featuring host LL COOL J and Colorful Commentator Chrissy Teigen. The highly anticipated Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri fight takes place Friday, May 29th at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT LIVE on Spike. Amir Khan vs. ... Read More »

BOXNATION CONTINUES TO DELIVER THE BEST FIGHTS AT INCREDIBLE VALUE WITH ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’ SET FOR A BLOCKBUSTER SUMMER

LONDON (22 May) – Boxing has enjoyed an incredible year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around. In the past few weeks alone ‘The Channel of Champions’ has shown some of the highest viewed fights in years live and exclusive including the thrilling toe-to-toe war between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, heavyweight ... Read More »

Joe DeGuardia Says It’s “Deja Vu All Over Again” for Chris Algieri

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New York, May 21— To quote a Yogi Berra-ism ? , Bronx-based promoter Joe DeGuardia says it will be “deja vu all over again” when Star Boxing’s, Chris Algieri, squares off against Amir Kahn at the Barclays Center on Friday night, May 29. In other words, the underdog Algieri will pull off the upset just as he did against Ruslan ... Read More »

THE RETURN OF THE KING – AMIR KHAN BACK ON BOXNATION AS HE FACES CHRIS ALGIERI IN CRUNCH NEW YORK CLASH

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LONDON (15 May) – British superstar Amir Khan’s crunch clash with the slick Chris Algieri will be televised live and exclusive on BoxNation on Friday May 29. The former unified light-welterweight world champion takes on New Yorker Algieri in his backyard as they clash in a 12-round welterweight contest at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This fight will mark the ... Read More »

JONATHAN “MARAVILLA” ALONSO STAYS BUSY STATESIDE

New York, NY (5/12/15) – Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Jonathan “Maravilla” Alonso (5-0, 4KO’s) is making the most out of his recent trip stateside. Alonso was in action this past Friday, scoring a sensational second-round TKO over Jose Guzman in New York, on the DiBella Entertainment Broadway Boxing card at the Hilton Westchester. Following his victory, Alonso jumped on a ... Read More »

PBC ON SPIKE MAIN EVENT FIGHTERS AMIR KHAN, CHRIS ALGIERI, PAULIE MALIGNAGGI AND DANNY O’CONNOR MAKE THEIR MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO PREDICTIONS

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BROOKLYN (April 29, 2015) – Boxing superstar Amir “King” Khan (30-3, 19 KOs) returns to the ring on May 29 to take on former world champion Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the headliner of an exciting Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) card on Spike TV. Opening up the televised action, which is set to ... Read More »

Truth and Beauty: Crawford, Piano, Khan, Provodnikov and Matthysse

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By Bart Barry- FORT WORTH, Texas – This is not the city where Terence Crawford fought Saturday. But it is part of an enormous thing called Metroplex, a collection of cities that comprises Dallas and Arlington, where Crawford did fight, a 50-mile expanse whose population, if counted as one, would tally 6.5 million souls, sitting just behind New York City ... Read More »

KHAN CONDEMNS PESHAWAR ATTACKS

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Boxer Amir Khan has expressed his condemnation and sadness following the recent attacks in Peshawar which claimed the lives of 148 people, including 132 children. The deplorable attacks have been strongly condemned throughout the world and Khan, who comes from a British-Pakistani background, is the latest voice to express his sadness. Amir Khan, said: “What has taken place in Peshawar ... Read More »

SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO OFFER LATEST INSTALLMENT OF AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALL ACCESS WITH TWO MINI-EPILOGUES THIS WEEK

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“Welterweight Amir (King) Khan took the main event in the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday night, an event labeled “The Royal Battle,” in impressive fashion.”- Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times “The 28-year-old native of England looked spectacular in his second fight as a full-fledged welterweight by controlling distance with his jab and temporarily putting aside the chin issues that have ... Read More »

Khan decisions Alexander

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Amir Khan made his claim to be a possible Floyd Mayweather opponent by scoring an emphatic 12-round unanimous decision over Devon Alexander in a battle of multi-division former world champions at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Khan, 147 lbs of Bolton, England won by scores of 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110 and is now 30-3. Alexander, 147 lbs of St. ... Read More »

“ROYAL BATTLE: AMIR KHAN VS. DEVON ALEXANDER” FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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LAS VEGAS (Dec. 11, 2014) – The Media Center at MGM Grand in Las Vegas was buzzing today as some of boxing’s brightest stars took to the stage and addressed the media ahead of their respective bouts on the “Royal Battle: Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander” fight card taking place this Saturday, Dec. 13 live on SHOWTIME from the MGM ... Read More »

Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander Fighter Grand Arrival & Media Workout Quotes

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LAS VEGAS (Dec. 10, 2014) – British superstar and former unified super lightweight world champion Amir “King” Khan and former two-division world champion Devon Alexander “The Great” made their ‘Grand Arrivals’ and performed a light workout on Wednesday at MGM Grand, just three days before their welterweight showdown this Saturday, Dec. 13, live on SHOWTIME. Khan (29-3, 19 KOs), of ... Read More »

ABNER MARES and VICTOR ORTIZ MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES AND PHOTOS IN ADVANCE OF DEC. 13 BOUT ON SHOWTIME®

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BELL GARDENS, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2014) – Former world champions Abner Mares and “Vicious” Victor Ortiz participated in a media workout on Tuesday at the Del Mares Gym in Bell Gardens, Calif., as they prepare for their respective upcoming fights on the undercard of “ROYAL BATTLE: Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the MGM Grand Garden ... Read More »

SKY SPORTS TO SHOW KHAN-ALEXANDER THRILLER LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS

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LONDON (27 Nov) – Sky Sports has secured the rights to show Amir Khan’s pivotal fight with Devon Alexander exclusively live from the MGM Grand in December. Khan tops the bill in Las Vegas as he goes head-to-head with Alexander on Saturday 13 December, live on Sky Sports 1, with the winner set to throw their name into the sweepstakes ... Read More »

DEC. 13 “ROYAL BATTLE: KHAN VS. ALEXANDER” ELEVATED TO FOUR-FIGHT SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® TELECASTWITH ADDITION OF TWO STELLAR MATCHUPS FROM MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS:

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LAS VEGAS (Nov. 25, 2014) – With the holiday season fast approaching, boxing fans will have plenty to celebrate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, as the star-studded “ROYAL BATTLE: Khan vs. Alexander” has grown to a quadrupleheader. Added to the previously announced SHOWTIME telecast will be a 10-round featherweight bout featuring former ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN AND DEVON ALEXANDER PRIMED AND READY FOR THEIR PIVOTAL WELTERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN SATURDAY, DEC. 13 AT MGM GRAND LIVE ON SHOWTIME®

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LOS ANGELES (Nov. 5, 2014) – Accomplished and widely recognizable former world champions still in the prime of their careers — Amir Khan and Devon Alexander — participated in a Golden Boy Promotions press conference on Tuesday at The Conga Room at L.A. Live to formally announce “ROYAL BATTLE” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in ... Read More »

“ROYAL BATTLE,” A HARD-HITTING TRIPLEHEADER HEADLINED BY AMIR KHAN VS. DEVON ALEXANDER, SET FOR SATURDAY, DEC. 13 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

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LAS VEGAS (Oct. 31, 2014) – The stars of boxing’s present and future will be out in full force at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, when Golden Boy Promotions in association with Khan Promotions and The Great Promotions present a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader featuring a pivotal welterweight showdown and two world championship ... Read More »