Browsing Light Welterweight

Terence Crawford Takes Big Step to Become Manny Pacquiao’s Next Opponent

Posted on 24 Jul, 2016, by in Boxing

By beating Viktor Postol, Terence Crawford didn’t just unify the WBC, WBO, The Ring and lineal light welterweight titles; he also set himself up to be the favorite to face Manny Pacquiao next, thus ensuring himself a huge payday. More

Amir Khan – Danny Garcia Becomes Light Welterweight Title Unification Fight

Posted on 14 Jul, 2012, by in Boxing

It’s very rare to see a correct and fair decision being made by one of the boxing governing bodies, but giving Amir Khan his WBA title belt back is one of them, making his fight with Danny Garcia a unification bout for Light Welterweight belts. More

Aftermath of the Garcia – Morales Title Fight

Posted on 25 Mar, 2012, by in Boxing

Erik Morales wasn’t even fighting for a title. Weighing two pounds above the allowed 140, the WBC Light Welterweight title was only for Danny Garcia to win. The 24 year old, winning his 23 fight (0 losses) since beginning his boxing career in 2007, just had more in the tank to withstand the aging legend, who must be contemplatin retirmenetn once again. More

Amir Khan Gets the Peterson Rematch He Deserved

Posted on 10 Feb, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan shouldn’t be without the WBA and IBF belts right now, but he lost points on some shoving calls, some unauthorized person messed around with the scorecards and the judges, resulting in Lamont Peterson causing the upset that night in Washington. Now, after months of back and forth between both camps, the rematch (May 19 in Vegas) is a done deal. More

Amir Khan Begins War of Words With Peterson too Soon

Posted on 1 Jan, 2012, by in Boxing

Amir Khan’s recent loss by Split Decision hasn’t changed his high opinion of himself and his place in the world of boxing it seems. With a rematch against the WBA and IBF Light Welterweight champion on his mind, Amir Khan began the war of words with Lamont Peterson before an agreement has even been reached. More

Amir Khan in a Mayweather State of Mind

Posted on 29 Dec, 2011, by in Boxing

Floyd Mayweather is headed towards 90 days in jail, but that just makes Amir Khan more keen to take on the undefeated Welterweight Champion, with the small matter of winning back his belts from Lamont Peterson in the way. More

Amir Khan Changing Plans and Direction

Posted on 20 Dec, 2011, by in Boxing

Amir Khan’s controversial loss to Lamont Peterson is still hurting him, more in the sense that it completely changed his plans and course for 2012. Instead of moving up a division and going after Floyd Mayweather, Khan has to chase Peterson for a rematch. More

Aftermath of the Khan – Peterson Title Fight

Posted on 11 Dec, 2011, by in Boxing

Amir Khan was the better fighter in the ring against Lamont Peterson, but it wasn’t enough. Peterson won by a more than controversial split decision, becoming the WBA and IBF Light Welterweight champion and seemingly agreeing to a rematch between the two. More

Khan vs Peterson – Risks and Rewards

Posted on 9 Dec, 2011, by in Boxing

In Washington D.C on Saturday night, it won’t be just Amir Khan defending his two Light-Welterweight belts against Lamont Peterson, backed by a home crowd. This is supposedly Khan’s last fight at the division before moving up, or moving on to bigger and greater things. American Superstardom. If he wins. More

Amir Khan Not Worried About Peterson and Washington

Posted on 6 Dec, 2011, by in Boxing

Amir Khan might be stepping into Lamont Peterson’s backyard, Washington D.C., to defend his WBA and IBF Light-Welterweight title belts, but the British champion, with thoughts of Floyd Mayweather and Timothy Bradley on his mind, isn’t intimidated. More