244 Search Results for amir

Jun 15, 2017 11:31 am

Dillon Danis wants to box Amir Khan on Mayweather-McGregor undercard

Conor McGregor‘s fight with Floyd Mayweather is now official. The 12-round, 154-pound boxing match will go down on August 26 in the T-Mobile Arena in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. Now that this massive fight is official, many top MMA fighters are hoping to earn a place on the undercard – and most of them have specific...

May 28, 2017 7:34 am

UFC Stockholm results: Damir Hadzovic KOs Marcin Held with crushing knee (video)

The first bout of the UFC’s Sunday morning trip to Stockholm occurred at lightweight, where former Bellator title challenger Marcin Held took on the dangerous Damir Hadzovic For most of this bout, it looked like Marcin Held was well on his way to a big win, as he controlled his opponent with his grappling and...

Apr 20, 2017 4:29 pm

Artem Lobov and boxer Amir Khan swap trash talk on Twitter

The biggest story in combat sports today surrounds a boxing mega fight between undefeated great Floyd Mayweather, and Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor. While this potential showdown initially looked nearly impossible, it is looking more and more probable by the day. And now, Artem Lobov, one of McGregor’s main training partners, wants in on the action....

Apr 6, 2017 10:23 pm

VIDEO | Amir Khan offers fascinating analysis of Conor McGregor boxing footage

In addition to the eyes of the MMA community being fixed on a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather showdown, the boxing community is equally focused on the potential showdown. During a recent interview with FightHype.com, former WBC, Ring, and Lineal middleweight champion Amir Khan spoke about not only a fight between the pair, but...

Mar 18, 2017 2:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 107 Results: Arnold Allen defeats Makwan Amirkhan (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night 107 Results: Arnold Allen vs. Makwan Amirkhan A lightweight bout between Arnold Allen and Makwan Amirkhan kicked off the main card of today’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London, England. Round one begins and Amirkhan fires off a wild strike to start. Allen circles out and then comes forward with a...

Mar 16, 2017 10:40 am

Makwan Amirkhani will not fight after this Saturday until the UFC visits Finland

Streaking UFC featherweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani has certainly proven himself to be one of the hottest rising stars on the UFC’s roster as he has gone 3-0 in the UFC, with two of his wins being first round finishes. With his 8 second flying knee KO of Andy Ogle immortalized on UFC highlight reels, Amirkhani’s...

Feb 7, 2017 12:55 pm

Nate Diaz sharpening his boxing with Amir Khan and Andre Ward

Nate Diaz may still be laughing at Dana White’s latest fight offer but that isn’t stopping the Stockton native from getting his training rounds in. Diaz recently posted a photo with boxing superstar Amir Khan at Khan’s boxing club in San Francisco. Diaz said in his caption, “Here with @amirkingkhan at @andresogward and #virgilhuntergym in...

Oct 1, 2016 7:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 96 Results: Shamir Abdurakhimov defeats Walt Harris

A heavyweight bout between Shamir Abdurakhimov and Walt Harris took place during the UFC Fight Night 96 prelims tonight in Portland, Oregon. Round one begins and Abdurakhimov begins closing the distance. Abdurakhimov is looking to land his right hand. Abdurakhimov ducks under a punch and looks for a takedown but it is not there. Harris...

Aug 3, 2016 7:42 am

Royce Gracie not giving Amir Khan chance in Conor McGregor fight

While former boxing champion Amir Khan isn’t signed to the UFC roster, the British prizefighter has expressed his interest in making the jump to MMA in order to fight UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Khan made headlines last month when he posted a photo of himself with a UFC championship belt on his social media...

Jul 30, 2016 10:42 am

Amir Khan gives timetable for Conor McGregor fight

With the talk of former boxing champion Amir Khan potentially making the transition to MMA currently swirling around both the MMA and boxing communities, many are wondering what the chances are of the fight actually happening. While Brendan Schaub believes that the UFC could actually be looking to sign Khan, the former champ himself has...

Jul 30, 2016 8:55 am

Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction about Amir Khan’s future in the UFC

Former boxing champion Amir Khan made headlines earlier this month when he posted a picture of himself with a UFC championship belt. The photo sparked conversation about the former champ making the jump to MMA. Khan then revealed in an interview that not only was he thinking about making the jump to MMA, he wanted...

Jul 28, 2016 9:38 am

Amir Khan wants to fight Conor McGregor to “prove” he’s a man

With a 31-4 professional boxing record that has seen him capture numerous world titles, one wouldn’t think that Amir Khan needs to prove that he is a man. Despite that, the 29-year old British boxer is prepared to step into the Octagon with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor just to prove he’s a man! After...

Jul 26, 2016 9:57 am

Royce Gracie supporting Amir Khan in transition to MMA

Earlier this month, former boxing champion Amir Khan took to social media with a picture of himself and a UFC championship belt, leading many to wonder if he is serious about stepping into the Octagon. Khan followed the picture with an interview, in which he stated that he would be interested in fighting UFC featherweight...

Jun 21, 2016 11:12 pm

VIDEO | Makwan Amirkhani rolling at SBG Ireland

[ooyala code=”pzbWJiNDE6AD-A24WYJxhp0EsbPZuvxQ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC featherweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani has quickly become one of the brightest prospects in the UFC. The featherweight standout has amassed a 13-2 record throughout his professional career, including a 3-0 record in the UFC. Amirkhani currently doesn’t have a fight booked inside the Octagon, but has taken...

May 8, 2016 7:19 am

Conor McGregor respects Amir Khan for fighting Canelo

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took to his Twitter last night to praise boxer Amir Khan for taking a fight with Canelo Alvarez. Respect to Khan. Most established fighters these days look down the divisions for a fight. Very few are looking up. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 8, 2016 Amir Khan suffered a knockout...

May 7, 2016 8:56 pm

VIDEO | Canelo Alvarez knocks Amir Khan out cold

Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan #CaneloKhan Slow Mo's pic.twitter.com/wrPP5oUmkg — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) May 8, 2016 Saturday night Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan had their highly anticipated fight for Alvarez’s middleweight title. In the 6th round, Alvarez landed an overhand right that ended the fight in brutal fashion. See the replay above!

May 5, 2016 12:16 pm

Boxing star Amir Khan thinks Conor McGregor moved up in weight the wrong way

Two of boxing’s biggest current stars are set to fight in the ring on Saturday. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) looks to defend his WBC middleweight title against former light welterweight champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs). Khan will be moving up two weight classes for the fight against the bigger Alvarez and spoke...

May 3, 2016 9:55 am

Amir Khan likes his odds against Conor McGregor ahead of potential jump to MMA

Former boxing champion Amir Khan is currently gearing up for his fight with ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday in Las Vegas. Ahead of that fight, the idea of a potential jump to MMA appears to be on Khan’s mind. The 29 year old English boxer currently owns a MMA promotion that puts on events in Dubai,...

Feb 27, 2016 12:42 pm

UFN 84 Results: Makwan Amirkhani defeats Mike Wilkinson via decision

The UFC Fight Night 84 prelims concluded with an intriguing featherweight bout between Makwan Amirkhani (13-2 MMA) and Mike Wilkinson (9-2 MMA). Amirkhani with a quick takedown to start the fight and he quickly moves to side control. Good hammer fists from the top by Amirkhani. Makwan is very controlling in the top position. Wilkinson...

Feb 3, 2016 9:58 am

Canelo Alvarez versus Amir Khan boxing match booked For May 7

Boxing fans were given an exciting fight announcement on Tuesday. Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will be taking on Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7 likely in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “As the middleweight champion of the world, I will take on the best fighters in the sport, and...

Oct 13, 2015 6:01 am

BOXING BEAT: Amir Khan Wants Danny Garcia, Then Manny Pacquiao

Boxer Amir Khan has been linked to Manny Pacquiao lately, with many saying that a fight between the two could be in the works. However, the boxer himself says although a fight with Pacquiao is in the plans, he would like to rematch Danny Garcia first, in order to avenge one of his losses. Khan...

Oct 11, 2015 6:56 am

Makwan Amirkhani wants ‘scared’ Mike Wilkinson next

Makwan Amirkhani may only be two fights into his UFC career, but he has already made a major impact in the octagon. The Finnish fighter only needed one minute and forty-nine seconds to dispose of both of his opponent’s so far in 2015 and he is ready to make a return to the cage since...

Sep 11, 2015 2:59 am

Promoter: ‘Manny Pacquiao Will Fight Amir Khan Next’

Longtime promoter of Manny Pacquiao, Bob Arum, said that his fighter is more than willing to accept a fight with Amir Khan, who’s been vocal about this desire to fight the Filipino. According to Latin Post, Arum said that he can make that fight happen and he knows that Pacquiao will fight Khan, now it’s...

Aug 11, 2015 5:06 pm

Boxing Champ Amir Khan Eyeing MMA bout

“I just love all the grappling and everything that happens in cage fighting and the technique and everything. In a boxing fight, there’s not much grappling allowed. In MMA fights, there’s a lot of floor work, a lot of grappling. At the same time, I’m a good puncher myself; I’m a good boxer. So at...

Aug 11, 2015 10:11 am

Boxer Amir Khan Gears Up For First MMA Venture

Olympic silver medalist and two time world boxing champion Amir Khan is making a move into the sport of MMA. He won’t be fighting, yet, but instead is now the co-owner of the MMA promotion Super Fight League. SFL was started in 2012 and is still going strong, with over 41 events to its name....

Jun 21, 2015 5:20 am

Amirkhani: ‘I’ve Reached My Goals and Work in Life Is Done’

Makwan Amirkhani continued to impress fans during his last outing in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 69” this past Saturday. Amirkhani headlined the preliminary portion of the card and made quick work of Masio Fullen when he submitted him in the opening round of the fight with a slick rear naked choke. After the...