Middleweight great Thomas Hearns and legendary trainer Freddie Roach head the list of 13 people elected on Tuesday to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in the Class of 2012.
Hearns, who used the nickname ‘Hitman’, compiled a 155-8 amateur record and was 61-5-1 with 48 knockouts as a professional, collecting a total of five titles and becoming the first boxer to win titles in four different divisions.
Khan, who celebrates his 25th birthday on Thursday, revealed that his dedication to the sport was so intense that he had not yet been able to give his fiancée Faryal Makhdoom the sparkling diamond ring he’d bought her.
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan took his road show to Washington DC yesterday as he arrived in the US capital for fight week commitments ahead of his title clash with Lamont Peterson this weekend.
There’s an old saying about opportunity that when it knocks a man still has to get up off his seat to open the door. When opportunity came knocking for British and Commonwealth middleweight champion Martin Murray, he was already waiting on the front porch.
Bolton boxer Amir Khan has been named as one of 10 nominees for the 2011 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
From living on the streets to fighting for two world titles in his hometown of Washington DC, Lamont Peterson has come full circle. The Ringside cameras went to his base in the District of Columbia to find out just how he did it ahead of his WBA and IBF title showdown with Amir Khan on December 10.
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan scooped the 2011 British Boxer of the Year gong at the British Boxing Board of Control’s annual awards ceremony on Sunday.
When the Ringside cameras joined Amir Khan out in Los Angeles as he prepared for his upcoming title clash with Lamont Peterson and went ringside for the Pacquiao vs Marquez fight, they captured a moment the talented Brit shared with ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. This is it…