The IBF plans to punish any titleholder or rated fighter with a one-year ban and by vacating their title if they decide to participate in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Canelo Alvarez’s punishing knockout of Amir Khan amassed just under 600,000 pay-per-view buys on HBO, according to an industry source involved with the show.
Amir Khan was stopped for the third time in his career on Saturday by a punch that left him sprawled on the canvas. He was very lucky to walk away unscathed.
Canelo Alvarez gave the fans what they expected and wanted on Saturday night, a dramatic knockout of Amir Khan. Now Gennady Golovkin looms.
Canelo Alvarez does what he was expected to do, stop Amir Khan on Saturday in Las Vegas. Now everyone asks again: Will he fight Gennady Golovkin next?
Photos from the weigh-in for the middleweight (at a 155-pound catchweight) championship fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan.
Amir Khan won’t rule out facing Gennady Golovkin if he upsets Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, and the UK star says he wold do it at 160 pounds, not a catchweight.