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Hearn wants Khan to fight Brook instead of Pacquiao

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn wants Amir Khan to face Kell Brook after his next fight against Samuel Vargas, even though there’s a good money fight available to him against Manny Pacquiao. Hearn maintains that Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) can make more money fighting Brook (37-2, 26 KOs) than he can facing anyone else […]

Hearn: Khan is a tough fight for Terence Crawford

By Jeff Aranow: Amir Khan’s promoter Eddie Hearn says Amir Khan has the style to give WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford a lot of problems when/if the two of them face each other in the future. Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) is taking a tune-up fight against low level contender Samuel Vargas (29-3-2, 14 KOs) on […]

Khan says Arum interested in Khan-Pacquiao fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Amir Khan says he spoke to Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and he says he’s interested in matching him against his former pay-per-view star Manny Pacquiao. This is a fight that Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) has practically been salivating over for ages now, but for some reason Arum has held off at […]

Hearn wants Amir Khan vs. Samuel Vargas to be WBA final eliminator

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn is reportedly in conversation with the World Boxing Association to try and get them to make the Amir Khan vs. Samuel Vargas fight a final eliminator for the WBA ‘regular’ welterweight title to face the winner of the July 15th fight between Lucas Matthysse and Manny Pacquiao. … Read

Welborn vs. Langford Rematch to take place on Khan Undercard

Amir Khan will face Samuel Vargas at Arena Birmingham on September 8, live on Sky Sports with the hotly anticipated Jason Welborn versus Tommy Langford Chief Support. Welborn defends his British Middleweight title in a rematch with Tommy Langford, whom he snatched the title from in May via split decision in Walsall on BCB Promotions […]

Amir Khan faces Samuel Vargas on September 8

By Scott Gilfoid: Amir Khan will be making his second fight of his comeback on September 8 against Samuel Vargas at Arena Birmingham in Birmingham, England. The former light welterweight champion Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) is being given a slight step up in 29-year-old Vargas from his last opponent Phil Lo Greco, who he blitzed […]

Amir Khan’s next opponent rumored to be Samuel Vargas

By Allan Fox: Amir Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) is rumored to be facing #10 WBA Samuel Vargas (29-3-2, 14 KOs) in his next fight this summer. Khan’s next fight is expected to be announced this Thursday by his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing. … Read

Vargas vs. Koivula on Nov.11

It’s fitting that boxers are often called warriors, as fighters truly understand suffering and hardship.… Read

Samuel Vargas vs. Ali Funeka – Results

In a fight that more than lived up to its billing, Samuel Vargas and Ali Funeka went to war for ten rounds at the Brampton Powerade Centre on Saturday night. Ultimately, it was Vargas who came out on top with a majority decision, but Funeka showed he had plenty left to give at 39 years […]

Tyson Fury handles color commentary for Vargas-Funeka

On August 19, that becomes a reality, as lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury handles color commentary duties on the live international broadcast of Lee Baxter Promotions’ world-class card in Toronto, featuring the welterweight battle between Samuel Vargas and Ali Funeka.… Read


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