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'It's going to be tough,' Amir Khan says of Alvarez matchup, but he's gambling on himself

'It's going to be tough,' Amir Khan says of Alvarez matchup, but he's gambling on himself

Is it the chin or the heart that defines a fighter?

Amir Khan (31-3, 19 knockouts) accepted a big jump in weight to fight middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez — and he may answer that question in their HBO pay-per-view bout Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.

The Englishman Khan has been knocked out twice and sent to the canvas four other times during a career that has included a 140-pound junior-welterweight world title and his current standing as the World Boxing Council's No. 1 welterweight contender.

Khan is best known for his fast hands and boxing skills.

His unanimous-decision victory against heavy-hitting Marcos Maidana in 2010...

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