Lee Selby weighed in at 125.8 pounds for his U.S debut against Fermando Montiel, who weighed 125.6. Devon Alexander, who fights Aron Martinez in the PBC on ESPN co-feature, was 146.9. Martinez was 147.1.
Former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan recently paid a visit to Peshawar, Pakistan to pay respect to the recent victims of a Taliban massacre, vowing to help the community rebuild.
Fans share their thoughts on Amir Khan’s dominant performance against Devon Alexander, his chances of landing a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the chances of Mayweather-Pacquiao happening, the controversial scoring of Bradley-Chaves and Herrera-Benavides, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Oscar De La Hoya, Amir Khan and Keith Thurman spoke to the media during the post-fight press conference for Khan’s one-sided decision over Devon Alexander on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. De La Hoya says Khan proved to be on Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s talent level.
Amir Khan turned in perhaps the best performance of his career, easily outpointing Devon Alexander in a 12-round welterweight fight Saturday in Las Vegas.
Amir Khan is often criticized for looking beyond the task at hand and karma has been a bitter enemy in recent years, but he says maturity and experience will be on his side against Devon Alexander this Saturday.
All four welterweights on the “Royal Battle” card made weight at Friday’s weigh-in. Amir Khan and Devon Alexander, who fight in the main event, weighed 147 pounds. Keith Thurman, who faces Leonard Bundu in the co-feature, weighed 146 pounds. Bundu weighed 146.5.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook features news on Edwin Rodriguez, Errol Spence Jr. and a new HBO documentary on Johnny Tapia.
RingTV.com will feature live, round-by-round updates for Saturday night’s welterweight clash between Amir Khan and Devon Alexander. Please refresh this page often for updates.
Should Amir Khan emerge victorious over Devon Alexander on Saturday night, a possible fight with IBF welterweight titlist Kell Brook might be on the horizon.
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.