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  1. Sadam Ali to headline Barclays room

    Michael Woods

    Barclays Center's commitment to boxing is reaching another level, with word that Golden Boy will be putting on a show at the Cushman and Wakefield Theater, a smaller venue within the building, on Sept. 30. Sadam Ali, a new signee to Golden Boy, wi...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Is a Mayweather fight in Khan's future?

    Michael Woods

    This is Part 2 of NY FightBlog's exclusive interview with Amir Khan. Check out Part 1 here. Old-time trainers used to meddle much more in their fighters' lives, and some portrayed romantic unions as figurative Kryptonite. Getting their charges to ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  3. John Joe Nevin rethinks going pro

    Dan Rafael

    In October, Amir Khan's newly formed Super Fight Promotions announced that it had signed its second fighter: Ireland's John Joe Nevin, the 23-year-old who won the bantamweight silver medal in the 2012 London Olympics (beating Top Rank prospect Oscar ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. Khan signs silver medalist Nevin

    Dan Rafael

    Two weeks ago, Amir Khan's newly formed Super Fight Promotions announced its first signing -- the former junior welterweight titleholder's brother, 21-year-old flyweight Haroon Khan, who will soon be making his pro debut. Now Super Fight Promotion...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  5. Is 'King' Khan ready for the throne?

    Brian Campbell

    There hasn't been much separating Amir Khan over the past few years from the pound-for-pound adulations that his outstanding talent has merited. With a rare exception: the element of doubt. From the self-doubt following a shocking first-round k...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  6. U.S. looking for boxing gold in London

    Steve Bunce

    Freddie Roach, who trains Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao, has been given the impossible task of turning the American amateur boxers into the next great Olympic fairytale. America stunned the world in 1972 when they beat the Soviets at basketball, an...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  7. Amir Khan sets his wish list

    Dan Rafael

    After weeks of discussion with various potential opponents and speculation from the media and fans, junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan on Saturday finalized his April 16 homecoming fight in Manchester, England, against European champion Paul McClo...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  8. Amir Khan defeats Marcos Maidana by narrow unanimous decision

    Amir Khan successfully defended his WBA 140-pound title with a narrow unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana on Saturday night, surviving the stiffest test of his career with guts and skill.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2010
  9. Boxer Amir Khan

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, we will go inside the ring when light welterweight Amir Khan stops by to chat about his title defense against Paul Malignaggi on Saturday. Khan (22-1) takes on Malignaggi (27-3) Saturday from Madison Square ...

    Chat | May 11, 2010
  10. Britain's Amir Khan to defend WBA light welterweight title agains...

    Amir Khan of Britain will defend his WBA light-welterweight title against American challenger Paulie Malignaggi on May 15 at New York's Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2010
  11. Amir Khan wins first title fight, outpointing Andreas Kotelnik

    Amir Khan earned a unanimous decision over Andreas Kotelnik on Saturday night to capture the WBA junior welterweight title.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2009
  12. Ward makes major leap forward in fighting Miranda

    Dan Rafael

    The day has come that we can finally use "Andre Ward" and "challenge" in the same sentence. Ward's step up in class comes against Edison Miranda on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  13. Do or die for Barrera and Khan

    Dan Rafael

    With tension mounting and their respective careers hanging in the balance, Amir Khan and Marco Antonio Barrera promise to let it all hang out on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  14. Lightweight hopeful Khan takes first loss with 54-second knockout...

    British lightweight hope Amir Khan suffered the first loss of his professional career when he was knocked out in 54 seconds by Breidis Prescott of Colombia at MEN Arena on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2008
  15. Rubio named Khan's trainer after highly publicized search

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight contender Amir Khan's highly publicized search for a trainer ended in something of a surprise when the 2007 ESPN.com prospect of the year and England's brightest young star named Jorge Rubio as his chief second on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2008
  16. Khan thumps gutsy Gomez in U.K. shootout

    Dan Rafael

    Welcome to the big leagues, Amir Khan. The precocious English prospect showed guts and gusto in rising from a knockdown to blast out Michael Gomez in five pulsating rounds.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2008