Presenting the 12 Rounds of Christmas: Round 8 (Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri)
It’s one of the basic tenets of boxing: A guy doesn't get knocked down a half-dozen times by an aging legend, then come back in his next bout and give a top contender all he can handle. Apparently, Chris Algieri was absent the day this theory was taught in Boxing 101.
Man on a Mission: Amir Khan is determined to prove he’s the king of the 147-pound division—and soon
Over the past two years, Amir Khan has fought three times in the 147-pound division, winning all three in rather convincing fashion. Now that he’s established himself at that weight, Khan is focused on one goal for 2016: He wants to own the division.
The Screen Science: In honor of ‘Southpaw,’ Sergio Mora names his top boxing movies
With Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Southpaw” coming out in theaters today, it’s the first of what promises to be a big run for boxing movies. Slated for later this year are the biopics “Bleed for This” about former two-division champion Vinny Pazienza and “Creed,” the latest in the deathless “Rocky” series. Next year brings the Roberto Duran biopic “Hands of Stone,” with Robert De Niro playing Duran’s trainer Ray Arcel.
For Keith Thurman, it’s vacation first, Amir Khan second after Luis Collazo TKO
The beach, a cabin in the mountains, Amir Khan’s face—Keith Thurman’s pondering what he wants to hit next.
Andre Berto gets firsthand look at the work that went into ‘Creed’
We don’t envy anyone who has to walk in Carl Weathers’ shoes.
The Moment: Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri
With four rounds left and the fight still up for grabs, Amir Khan was implored by trainer Virgil Hunter to bring the heat to Chris Algieri.
Amir Khan sets sights on Mayweather after tough win over Chris Algieri
The cut over Amir Khan’s left eye and the bruises beneath it were evidence of the power in Chris Algieri’s right hand.
Amir Khan turns back strong challenge from Chris Algieri
Amir Khan got more than he anticipated from Chris Algieri, but it wasn’t more than he could handle.