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WBC appoints Amir Khan as MEBC’s president

BIRMINGHAM: The World Boxing Council (WBC) has appointed Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan as president of WBC Middle East Boxing Council (MEBC). In an announcement this weekend, the former super-lightweight world champion was named the new WBC President for the region. Khan is a long-time advocate for the development of boxing in the region. ...

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Amir Khan still wants fight with Pacquiao before retirement

LONDON: When he’s not out spreading his dunderheaded conspiracy theories about coronavirus, Amir Khan still occasionally thinks about boxing, saying he still wants to face Manny Pacquiao before he retires. Khan (34-5, 21 KO) is 33 years old now and doesn’t have a good win in quite a long time – in years, in fact. Several ...

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Talks ongoing for Khan-Brook long-awaited showdown

BIRMINGHAM: Matchroom Sport promoter, Eddie Hearn has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the long-awaited showdown between British boxer of Pakistan-origin Amir Khan and Kell Brook. “Talks ongoing, but nothing too serious at the moment. I think they both want a fight in December, and then try and make the ...

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Amir Khan visits LoC to express solidarity with Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD: Former WBA unified light-welterweight world champion England’s Amir Khan of Pakistani-origin slammed Indian atrocities in Kashmir, saying he is in Pakistan to show his all-out support for the brave people of Jammu and Kashmir. Amir, 33-year old, expressed these views during a press conference held at Amir Khan Boxing ...

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Amir Khan knocks out Billy Dib

JEDDAH: Britain’s Amir Khan claimed the WBC international welterweight title with a fourth-round stoppage of Australian Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia. Pakistan origin British boxer Khan floored Dib in the second round with a fierce left hook at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. A rapid combination of punches then ...

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Amir Khan to face Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12

MANCHESTER: Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan will take on Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12 in King Abdullah Sports City Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Amir was initially scheduled to face India’s Neeraj Goyat but he (Goyat) suffered injuries in a car crash, last month. Former world featherweight champion Dib, 33, who ...

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Boxer Amir Khan promises to Avenge Pakistan’s Cricket Loss

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has promised to avenge Pakistan’s loss to India at the Cricket World Cup 2019 in his next bout. He will face Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat on July 12, 2019, in Saudi Arabia. Khan said he will avenge Pakistan’s loss by knocking out Goyat. Goyat is ...

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Crawford stops Khan to retain WBO welterweight title

NEW YORK: American boxer Terence Crawford retained his WBO welterweight title, stopping Amir Khan in the sixth round when the Englishman was unable to continue because of an accidental low blow. Crawford, who was making the second defence of his title, had little trouble controlling the fight and winning by ...

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Amir Khan spent amazing moments with daughter

LONDON: Pakistani origin British boxer Amir Khan displayed himself as a devoted father to two daughters as he incorporated Alayna into his gruelling training regime in a fun Twitter video shared. The world champion boxer and  Olympic silver medallist, 32, mixed sports with parenthood as he picked up his baby ...

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Thugs of Hindostan becomes Bollywood’s most expensive film

BOLLYWOOD: Amir Khan’s film “Thugs of Hindostan” has turned out to be most expensive film of Bollywood. According to the sources, “Bahubali 2” was ranked as Bollywood movie with highest budget of 2 hundred 50 million. However, Amir Khan’s “Thugs of Hindostan” has broken this record with 325 crore budget. ...

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