Boxing returns to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday night when Amir Khan faces off with former Manny Pacquiao opponent Chris Algieri. Chris Algieri promises to go on the offensive against Amir Khan as he reveals delight at new trainer John David Jackson.
The best news A win over Algieri would set up the British former Olympic star for a mouthwatering potential September showdown with box office superstar Floyd Mayweather. Opening the broadcast is a much closer fight, as Javier Fortuna takes on Bryan Vasquez. Fortuna is the favorite by the slimmest of margins at -130, while odds for Vasquez are even
Let’s take a look at the betting odds:
bet365: Amir Khan -1600 Chris Algieri +800
skyBET: Amir Khan -1400 Chris Algieri +750
bwin: Amir Khan -1900 Chris Algieri +900
winner: Amir Khan -2000 Chris Algieri +750
Saturday 30th May 2015
Time: 02:00 GMT
Khan vs Algieri fight odds: Amir Khan heavy betting favorite over Chris Algieri. oxing superstar Amir “King” Khan (30-3, 19 KOs) is coming back to New York, where he made his American debut in 2012, to take on former world champion Chris Algieri (20-1, 8 KOs) on Friday, May 29, at Barclays Center as the headliner in an exciting co-feature Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) card on Spike TV.
Algieri comes into the bout on the back of his first loss in 21 fights when he lost a wide unanimous points decision to Pacquiao after being knocked down six times. This week, Steve and Gabriel review the Hey, Its Free card featuring James DeGale vs Andre Dirrell. Plus they breakdown Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri and Bryan Vasquez vs Javier Fortuna.
KHAN VS. ALGIERI FIGHT CARD:
Amir Khan (30-3; 19 KO) vs. Chris Algieri (20-1; 8 KO) – Welterweight (147 lbs.)
Javier Fortuna (27-0-1; 20 KO) vs. Bryan Vasquez (34-1; 18 KO) – Super Featherweight (130 lbs.)
Khan vs Algieri fight odds: Amir Khan heavy betting favorite over Chris Algieri, Algieri graduated from college with a degree in sports science and nutrition and is planning to seek a master’s degree at university once his boxing career is over. Amir Khan is known to win a silver medal when he was 17 years old. Since then, he has lost two fights by knockouts to Breidis Prescott in 2008 and lost his WBA and IBF light welterweight titles to Lamont Peterson.