Boxing news today, Ekings News latest, Amir Khan, former British light-welterweight world champion. Announcing retirement from boxing After losing to compatriot Kell Brook in February
Amir Khan, an Olympic lightweight silver medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympics at the age of 17, won the academy championship belt. WBA from Ukrainian boxer Andrei Kotelnik in 2009 and added the IBF academy title in 2011 when he defeated American boxer Sub Judah.
He hangs with a record 34 wins from 40 fights with six defeats, his latest being a sixth-round stoppage against his all-time rival Kell Brook, who retired last week. Last in Manchester, “It’s time to hang up the gloves,” the 35-year-old boxer, who has been a professional fighter since 2005, said on Twitter. “I am happy to have had an amazing career of 27 years.”
“I would like to say my sincere thanks to the wonderful team I have worked with. and family, friends, and fans for all the love and support they showed me,” he added.
The Feud Ends
Amir Khan’s final fight ended a 17-year feud, and one of the greatest rivals in British boxing history finally came to an end after being beaten out of class by Kell Brook. In front of a crowded crowd in Manchester, Khan hinted at hanging the mitts. By saying that his love for this sport is “No more”
The following week, Amir Khan hinted that he might not be ready to retire in defeat. But now, he chooses to follow his opponents into retirement, with Kell Brooks saying he wants to focus on managing the fighters. This is where Khan had previously said that he wanted to follow. because he also works closely with WBC To promote boxing in the Middle East region
Outside of the ring, he has maintained a strong public profile through appearances on the reality game show ‘I’m a Celebrity’ and the BBC reality TV show ‘Meet the Khans: Big in Bolton’.
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