Gennady Golovkin vs Lajuan Simon, WBA middleweight title
Friday 9 December, 7pm, BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546)
Rescheduled from the December 10 this fight sees Golovkin, a fighter coming off the back of five knock out wins, face up to Philadelphia’s Lajuan Simon. Golovkin is yet to be defeated, winning an impressive 18 of his 21 wins by knock out and defends the regular version of the WBA title he’s held since 2010 when Felix Sturm was upgraded to super champion.
Bolton boxer Amir Khan has been named as one of 10 nominees for the 2011 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan has invited the US commander-in-chief, Barack Obama, to attend his next fight as he is set to face Washington DC native Lamont Peterson in his backyard.
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan spent the last few days in Washington DC, at the behest of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, where he was invited to the White House for a dinner to celebrate Eid along with a host of other influential Muslims.
Amir Khan arrives in Washington DC
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan has been invited by US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to celebrate Eid at the White House along with other influential Muslim professionals.
Khan, who considers himself a British-Pakistani Muslim, has actively spoken out against discrimination and worked towards integrating the Muslim community into British society.