Andrew Wake | 19.05.13 03:14
Haroon Khan needed just 57 seconds to blast out Mexico's
Vincente Medellin in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday night
The Bolton prospect, boxing in the United States for the first
time, was onto the front foot from the start and dropped his
opponent with hard shots to the torso.
Medellin managed to haul himself up, but Khan, younger brother
of Amir, was straight back on top of his and landed more leather to
the ribs, sending the Mexico down again and this time he ...
Andrew Wake | 15.05.13 11:32
Haroon Khan will have his second fight as a professional in
Atlantic City, New Jersey this weekend.
The Bolton prospect, who is the younger brother of Amir Khan,
will get an early taste of the fight game in the United States
against Vicente Medellin.
The contest has been added to the undercard of Lee Purdy's
surprise world title shot against IBF welterweight champion Devon
"I'm really pleased to be fighting on such a big card in the
United States so early in my car...
Andrew Wake | 28.04.13 12:38
Amir Khan was dropped and had to come through a torrid time
against Julio Diaz before picking up a unanimous decision in
Sheffield on Saturday night.
Things had started well for the Bolton man as he showed
good movement and speed during the first three rounds. In contrast,
Diaz plodded forwards looking for single punches.
However, the fight turned in the fourth when Diaz, a
former two-time world champion at lightweight, sent Khan crashing
to the canvas with a trio of hard hooks....
Andrew Wake | 27.04.13 08:48
Haroon "Harry" Khan made a successful start in the paid ranks
this evening by seeing off Fenton's Brett Fidoe over four
Khan, the younger brother of Amir, looked nervy at the
start and was often reckless as he lunged in with hopeful punches,
but was still the one in command of the contest.
It's likely that the young Bolton man will get criticism
from some quarters for pitching what was far from a flashy
However, debuts often mean very little. James DeGale...
Andrew Wake | 27.04.13 01:00
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Andrew Wake | 18.04.13 11:08
Amir Khan says Tyson Fury should pipe down until he's backed up
his previous boasts in the ring.
Fury, who fights Steve Cunningham in the New York this
weekend, has for a long time proclaimed himself to be the future of
the heavyweight division and regularly called out the Klitschko
However, Khan believes the giant Wilmslow man needs to
keep a lid on his claims until he has won a world title.
"Fury hasn't proved anything or won anything big yet,"
Amir told The Sun.
Andrew Wake | 11.04.13 10:52
Haroon Khan will face Bulgaria's
Stefan Slavchev when he makes his professional debut in Sheffield
on April 27.
The 21-year-old, who won a
bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, follows his older
brother Amir into the professional side of the sport and it's on
the undercard of Amir's clash with Julio Diaz that his first paid
"I'm pleased that my
opponent has now been named, it means that I can start putting
together a game plan to ensure my first outing is ...
Andrew Wake | 25.03.13 05:41
Lamont Peterson will defend his IBF light-welterweight crown
against Argentinian puncher Lucas Matthysse in Atlantic City on May
Matthysse had hoped to get a shot at WBC and WBA king
Danny Garcia, but with the Philadelphian preparing to defend
against Zab Judah.
"Lamont called him out, so it shows you how confident he
and trainer/manager Barry Hunter are," Golden Boy'S Richard
Schaefer told Espn.com
"Lamont had no problem fighting Matthysse, and right there
in the ring a...
Andrew Wake | 21.03.13 09:29
Jon Kays isn't fazed knowing his attributes will be assessed and
his flaws focused on when he boxes Abdul Rashid at the Leeds Town
Hall on March 22.
Appearing on the undercard of Josh Warrington's first English
title defence against Jamie Speight, Jon's performance will be
scrutinised by an interested observer.
Gary Sykes, the newly crowned English super-featherweight king,
will be at ringside to run the rule over Kays, knowing that '2
Smokes' will be the first challenger ...
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 09:21
Amir Khan believes he is a bigger draw in Sheffield than Steel
City favourite Kell Brook.
The pair have been engaging in a war of words for several
months and Khan has chosen "The Special One's" home city to host
his fight with Julio Diaz.
Brook has headlined the last three bills held at the
12,000 capacity Motorpoint Arena, but while crowds have been large
he has never sold it out.
That's something Khan aims to do on April 27, and he
admits a bumper crowd will be seen as a s...