Welterweight contenders Amir Khan, Devon Alexander and Keith Thurman are all looking to turn in impressive performances on Saturday, a night the 147-pound division will have the attention of the boxing world.
The podium at the MGM Grand was crowded with talent for Saturday’s Devon Alexaner-Amir Khan card. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Bank accounts will be a little fuller this weekend – some more than others – as the purse amounts for both HBO and Showtime cards have been announced.
Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to greet the fighters in Saturday’s stacked card at the MGM Grand, headlined by welterweights Devon Alexander and Amir Khan. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Junior middleweight Lenny Bottai claims his multi-dimensional approach gives him a shot at upsetting undefeated Jermall Charlo on Saturday night.
With four top-10 welterweights in action this weekend, the results could determine who will be next in the ring with Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Plagued by one setback after another in his professional career, former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz insists he has an epic resurgence ahead, starting with Manuel Perez this Saturday.
On Dec. 13, Devon Alexander will face Amir Khan in a contest of former titlists. But the road to the Showtime quadrupleheader began long ago in sheer uncertainty.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Amir Khan reveals how he first felt walking into a boxing gym as a child. The welterweight will face Devon Alexander on Dec. 13.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
Abner Mares and Jermall Charlo have been added to a Showtime-televised quadrupleheader on Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya announced on Tuesday.
Former U.S. Olympian Errol Spence Jr. will return to the ring on Dec. 13 against an opponent to be determined.
With hopes of ultimately facing RING welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., undefeated Keith Thurman is looking to others in THE RING’s 147-pound ratings as future challenges.
Though Abner Mares doesn’t know who he’ll face just yet on Dec. 13, he knows for sure that he wants to fight 122-pound titlist Leo Santa Cruz in 2015.
Welterweight Keith Thurman’s confidence is sky-high but the undefeated contender also seems to retain his humility in the process. He faces Leonard Bundu on Dec. 13.