BOXING: Amir Khan v Julio Diaz live on BoxNation

March 23, 2013

British boxing superstar Amir ‘King’ Khan’s first fight in the UK in two years will be screened exclusively live on BoxNation.

The Bolton fighter, a former unified IBF and WBA Super World Light-Welterweight champion, takes on Julio ‘The Kidd’ Diaz, himself a former world champion, on Saturday, April 27, at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield.

In addition to Khan’s BoxNation debut, Golden Boy Promotion’s Sheffield bill also includes Team GB Olympian Anthony Ogogo making his professional debut, as will Khan’s brother Haroon.

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BOXING: Britain’s Best – The Gloves Are Off – Special programme on Sky Sports

January 18, 2013

Sky Sports brings together some of the biggest names in British boxing as they reveal what life is like outside the ring in a special one-off programme.

David Haye, Amir Khan, Carl Froch, Anthony Ogogo and host Johnny Nelson are the five fighters who will open up their hearts in Britain’s Best: The Gloves Are Off on Tuesday, January 22.

The hour-long show will give boxing aficionados and sports fans a fascinating insight into the lives of world champions, past, present and hopefully the future.

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BOXING: Khan v Molina on Sky Sports & Groves v Johnson on BoxNation – Live this Saturday

December 10, 2012

It’s an important night in the fighting career of Amir Khan as he looks to restore his reputation with victory over Carlos Molina, a fight which will be broadcast exclusively live on Sky Sports.

Five months on from his shock defeat to Danny Garcia, the British light-welterweight steps into the ring against his unbeaten American opponent in Los Angeles this Saturday night (December 15) for a fight he has openly admitted will make or break his career.

Also on the night, George Groves defends his Commonwealth super-middleweight title against the veteran Glen Johnson as part of a bumper fight night at London’s ExCeL arena which also features Billy Joe Saunders and five title fights in total – all live on subscription channel BoxNation.

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TV: Sports Life Stories – New series on ITV4

October 18, 2012

ITV4 is to screen a brand new eight-part documentary series in which sporting legends speak honestly and candidly about their careers.

Presented by ITV’s chief sports reporter Gabriel Clarke, Sports Life Stories chronicles the lives of many of Britain’s and the world’s best-loved sporting stars and high-achievers.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Meet the BBC team

July 23, 2012

BBC Sport’s full line-up of presenters and commentary teams for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Leading figures from the world of sport such as Sir Steve Redgrave, Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis and Tim Henman are joined by household names from BBC television, including Gary Lineker, Clare Balding, Sue Barker, Barry Davies, Jake Humphrey and Matt Baker.

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BOXING: Khan v Garcia – Live on Sky Sports

July 10, 2012

A difficult few months for Amir Khan finally come to a head as he faces Danny Garcia at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Sky Sports will be the only place to see the Bolton fighter face Danny Garcia for the WBC and WBA light-welterweight championship.

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BOXING: King Khan returns to Sky Sports

November 10, 2011

Amir Khan will defend his WBA and IBF Light-Welterweight world titles against Lamont Peterson, live on Sky Sports.

Khan will fight on Sky for the first time since he beat Marcos Maidana last December, in a clash that many boxing pundits described as the best fight of 2010.

Live coverage of the Peterson showdown on December 10 will be the first of three bouts featuring Khan to be shown as part of the new deal, and every fight will be screened on one of the main Sky Sports channels.

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BOXING: Khan fight switches to Primetime PPV after Sky row

April 12, 2011


Amir Khan’s defence of his WBA light-welterweight crown will now be shown by pay-per-view channel Primetime, following a dispute between the British boxer’s promoter and Sky Sports over scheduling.

Primetime picked up the rights to the fight on Monday, after a row between Khan’s promoter, Golden Boy, and Sky resulted in the broadcaster pulling the entire M.E.N bill from its schedules.

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