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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 »

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 »

“ROYAL BATTLE: AMIR KHAN VS. DEVON ALEXANDER” MAIN EVENT CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT & MP3

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Lisa Milner Thank you so much, everybody, for calling in today. This call officially kicks off the “ROYAL BATTLE: Khan vs. Alexander” fight week activities. We have both Khan and Alexander on the call today; we will start with Devon Alexander and his trainer, Kevin Cunningham. Before I turn the call over to Oscar De La Hoya, Golden Boy Promotions’ ... 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 »

Amir Khan – Devon Alexander set for December 13

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Former world champions will collide when Amir Khan takes on Devon Alexander on December 13 in Las Vegas that will headline a tripleheader on Showtime, according to Dan Rafael of espn. “There are just little details that we are finishing but Khan and Alexander are going to fight,” said Golden Boy Promotions De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Monday. “Amir ... Read More »

KHAN WILL BE RINGSIDE TO SEE MAYWEATHER-MAIDANA 2 MEGAFIGHT LIVE ON BOXNATION AS HE EYES FUTURE CLASH WITH POUND-FOR-POUND KING

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LONDON (12 Sep) – Former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan has tipped Floyd Mayweather to come through his challenge with Marcos Maidana as he eyes a potential future fight with boxing’s pound-for-pound star. The Bolton native was highly impressive in his last outing against Luis Collazo at his first fight at welterweight, and will now be ringside in Las ... Read More »

AMIR KHAN RAISES OVER £218,000 AT LAUNCH DINNER FOR THE AMIR KHAN FOUNDATION

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(MANCHESTER, 15 Aug) – Last night at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel in Manchester, boxer Amir Khan hosted a glittering fundraising dinner for the launch of the Amir Khan Foundation, raising a staggering £218,000, for the new charity (Charity Number 1158078). A number of well-known faces, as well as 500 guests from across the country joined Amir at the sell-out event, ... Read More »

Press Statement On Amir Khan

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BOLTON (7 July) – Amir Khan was arrested during the early hours of Friday 4th July on suspicion of common assault against two youths. Shortly thereafter he was released on police bail pending further enquiries. This was a minor incident involving a misunderstanding between Amir Khan and two other youths. On Monday 7th July Amir was notified by the police ... Read More »

Mayweather escapes with a majority decision over Maidana

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By Norm Frauenheim- LAS VEGAS – It was supposed to be easy. It wasn’t. Floyd Mayweather Jr. got the victory that oddsmakers, pundits and just about everybody not from Argentina thought he would. But it was less than dominant. At times, it was just ugly. Marcos Maidana made sure of it in an exhausting, carpet-bomb style of punching that pushed ... Read More »

FOLLOW MAYWEATHER – MAIDANA LIVE

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Follow all the action live as Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana meet in a WBA/WBC Welterweight unification bout. A big 3-fight undercard will take place beginning at 9 PM ET that will see Former world champions Amir Khan and Luis Collazo squaring off in a Welterweight bout. Former world champion Adrien Broner battles Carlos Molina and the night kicks off ... Read More »

‘I’M GOING TO GIVE THE FANS WHAT THEY WANT TO SEE’ VOWS MAYWEATHER AHEAD OF MEGACLASH WITH MAIDANA THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (May 2) – Boxing’s star attraction Floyd Mayweather has vowed to give fans an edge-of-the-seat thriller against Marcos Maidana this Saturday night. The pound-for-pound kingpin faces the rugged Argentine at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with the promise to stand and engage with the renowned knockout artist when they clash at the iconic ... Read More »

KHAN READY TO DAZZLE AGAINST SLICK COLLAZO THIS WEEKEND ON BOXNATION AS HE LOOKS TO PUT FRUSTRATING YEAR BEHIND HIM

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LONDON (April 29) – British boxing star Amir Khan has vowed to look his best yet despite spending the past year out the ring. The former unified light-welterweight world champion has endured a frustrating 12 months having seen his chances of fighting Floyd Mayweather disintegrate when the pound-for-pound ace opted to fight Argentine bruiser Marcos Maidana instead. Despite the setbacks, ... Read More »

“THE MOMENT: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA” SHOWTIME PPV® FEATURED FIGHTERS QUOTES

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FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER, 10-Time Five-Division World Champion & WBC Welterweight World Champion “On May 3, I’ve got to go out there and take my time, keep my composure and be me. Everybody thinks he’s just going to be a pushover, but I don’t think so. That’s why I’m training hard and I’m pushing myself to the limit every day. “I ... Read More »

COUNTDOWN TO “THE MOMENT: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA” NOW AIRING WITH UNPRECEDENTED DISTRIBUTION ACROSS MULTIPLE FOX SPORTS PLATFORMS

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LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2014) – In preparation for what will be a matchup for the ages between undefeated 10-Time World Champion and current WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and current WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Leigh Simons Productions will present “Countdown to THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana.” This ... Read More »

LUIS COLLAZO BIRTHDAY ROUNDTABLE QUOTES

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NEW YORK CITY (April 22, 2014) – Former WBA Welterweight World Champion and current WBA International Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo spent the afternoon of his birthday speaking with reporters about what he calls the “highest plateau that one can fight on.” Collazo, who turned 33-years-old today, will face former unified world champion Amir “King” Khan in the co-main event of ... Read More »

LUIS COLLAZO SUPPORING NEPHCURE FOUNDATION ONCE AGAIN IN VEGAS BATTLE VS. AMIR KHAN ON MAY 3 MAYWEATHER CARD

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LAS VEGAS (April 16, 2014)— Former WBA Welterweight World Champion boxer Luis Collazo will once again demonstrate his support for The NephCure Foundation when he meets Amir Khan in a critical confrontation May 3 as the co-featured bout on the blockbuster Floyd Mayweather card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. When he knocked out Victor Ortiz before his hometown ... Read More »

Official Statement: Amir Khan signs with Al Haymon

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Former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan is pleased to announce that he has signed a deal to work with influential boxing advisor Al Haymon. Haymon currently works with a number of leading boxers including Floyd Mayweather, Adrien Broner, Danny Garcia and others. Speaking on the agreement, Amir Khan said: “I am very happy to have signed with Al Haymon ... Read More »

BOXNATION’S SCHEDULE PACKS A REAL PUNCH AS ‘THE CHANNEL OF CHAMPIONS’ LINES UP THE WORLD’S VERY BEST INCLUDING MAYWEATHER, PACQUIAO AND KHAN

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LONDON (April 2, 2014) – Leading boxing channel BoxNation is packing a real punch this April and May with the fight games top names including Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set to feature live and exclusive in a jam-packed schedule. ‘The Channel of Champions’ has pulled no punches in its attempt to line up the biggest and best names in ... Read More »

AMIR “KING” KHAN AND LUIS COLLAZO MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson I’m going to go ahead and call this media conference call today the second moment of “THE MOMENT” for a fight that was announced this week. We have Amir “King” Khan and also Luis Collazo joining us today, along with Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions, and Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager ... Read More »