It took him a few rounds, but Amir Khan took control midway through the fight to defeat Chris Algieri by unanimous decision. Did that help or hurt his chances for a long-awaited superfight with Floyd Mayweather? It took him a few rounds, but Amir Khan picked apart Chris Algieri in the later rounds to win a unanimous decision. Did that help or hurt his chances for a long-awaited superfight with Floyd Mayweather?
Becomes the 12th Welshman to win a world title as he stops Russian Evgeny Gradovich in London
Amir Khan, chasing a fight with Floyd Mayweather for more than a year, cruised to a unanimous decision over former junior welterweight titleholder Chris Algieri on Friday night.
Junior welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas changed trainers this week, parting ways with one future Hall of Famer, Roy Jones Jr., in favor of another, Erik Morales.
Junior lightweight Javier Fortuna scored his sixth straight win with a dominant performance against Bryan Vasquez to win a junior lightweight title Friday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal's last fight was against unified titleholder Sergey Kovalev. His next one will be on Kovalev's undercard, perhaps setting up an eventual rematch.
Chris Algieri has made a career of proving his skeptics wrong. The welterweight contender will try to do it again on Friday night when he faces former two-time titleholder Amir Khan in Brooklyn.
Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin.
Former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan is still looking for his long-awaited showdown with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, but first he'll have to deal with Chris Algieri on Friday.
Junior featherweight titleholder Carl Frampton announced on Thursday that he has signed with adviser Al Haymon. Frampton joins Haymon's stable of around 200 fighters.
England's Kell Brook waited two years to get a shot at a welterweight title and he has no intention of allowing countryman Frankie Gavin to get his hands on the belt when they meet Saturday.
Lightweight titlist Jorge Linares is expected to have a difficult fight when he makes his first defense against England's Kevin Mitchell on Saturday.
When Kosei Tanaka faces Julian Yedras for a vacant strawweight belt, he would set the record for fewest fights to win a title for a Japanese boxer.
Former junior lightweight titlist Rances Barthelemy and former lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco, both eyeing title shots in the junior welterweight division, will meet on June 21.
Because nothing says "potential love interest" quite like the ability to win a sporting event.
Heavyweight Andrey Fedosov and junior middleweight John Thompson hope their victories in the ESPN Boxcino tournament parlay them into bigger fights.
Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. could have Robert Garcia as his trainer when he faces Marcos Reyes on July 18 in Texas.
James DeGale scored an upset victory over Andre Dirrell in a highly competitive unanimous decision Saturday, won a vacant title and sent a strong message to the super middleweight division.
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Campbell: Khan-Mayweather 'very likely'
ESPN's boxing writer Brian Campbell thinks Amir Khan will get a fight against Floyd Mayweather but as for winning: "I just don't have the confidence that with [Khan's] style that he can come over the top and defeat Floyd Mayweather."
Boxing Video: Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) joins SportsCenter, talks win over Chris Algieri, wanting Floyd Mayweather next
Photo of the Night: Khan's uppercut
Amir Khan landed this blow vs. Chris Algieri Friday but the bout went the full 12 rounds before Khan won by unanimous decision. Khan improved his record to 31-3 with his fifth straight victory.
Amir Khan throws a brutal uppercut in his win against Chris Algieri. Khan called out Floyd Mayweather after the fight.
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Caught up on the fights, caught up on Twitter about the fights. Some of you brohams really brought it last night. You know who you are.