196 Search Results for amir

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...

Jun 19, 2015 9:21 am

Makwan Amirkhani: ‘Fighters Can Predict The Future, We’re Magicians’

“Some people are annoyed by (my confidence). But when you train hard and get to this point, it’s hard to not be confident. This is just what hard training brings to the table. It’s just being me – I don’t act. I just want to say something after my fight, and I can point to...

Jun 6, 2015 12:52 pm

UFC Fighter Makwan Amirkhani: ‘NY Police Should Take Example From Me’

UFC fighter Makwan Amirkhani, best known for knocking out Andy Ogle with a flying knee just 8 seconds into his debut, has a suggestion for the New York police department. Amirkhani recently appeared on The MMA Hour and talked about a lot things, including a video he posted on Facebook, which shows him apprehending a...

May 31, 2015 2:35 am

REPLAY! Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri (Highlights)

Amir Khan’s return to New York—where he made his U.S. debut five years ago—was a successful one as he defeated Chris Algieri at the Barclays Center on PBC on Spike. Undefeated Javier Fortuna scored a Unanimous Decision victory over Bryan Vasquez to win a 130-pound title in the co-main event. Check out all the highlights...

Jan 25, 2015 3:56 pm

Amirkhani On Post-Fight Octagon Interview: ‘I Thought Rogan Was Drunk’

Last night at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Makwan Amirkhani stopped Team Alpha Male fighter Andy Ogle in just 8 seconds after landing a flying knee followed by a brutal uppercut giving the young fighter a win in his UFC debut. Following the stoppage, Amirkhani was joined by UFC commentator Joe Rogan in the cage for...

Jan 25, 2015 6:45 am

Amirkhani Plans To Buy His Mother A Bed With His $50,000 Bonus Money

Last night Makwan Amirkhani made his UFC debut in spectacular fashion as he KO’d Andy Ogle in just 8 seconds (See that HERE). The flying knee TKO was enough to win Amirkhani $50,000 in post-fight bonus money for ‘performance of the night’. Following the bout, Amirkhani spoke to media members at the “UFC Fight Night...