Sunday, 16 December 2018

Tag Archives: Boxing

Amir Khan: I get more stick than any fighter out there!

  Never mind that he has won an Olympic silver medal and two world titles for Britain, Amir Khan is still the victim of the social media trolls. His crime in the eyes of those prejudiced few appears to be that the Briton also champions Pakistan, his country of parental ...

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I fantasise about punching people: Jennifer Aniston

HOLLYWOOD: Jennifer Aniston fantasies about punching people. The 49-year-old actress has admitted to occasionally daydreaming about throwing a punch at someone she dislikes, but she insisted she’ll never actually do it. Asked whether she’s ever wanted to punch someone, the Hollywood star conceded: ‘’OK, let’s be honest. I’ve had a ...

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British-Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq aims to create history

LONDON: British Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq says he intends to create history for the sporting union of Britain, Pakistan and himself by becoming the first British lightweight champion of Pakistani origin. The 24 year-old rose to prominence after knocked down Rotherham fighter Lee Appleyard three times. “By the end of ...

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Amir Khan bringing Super Boxing League to Pakistan

LONDON: When not knocking out rivals in 39 seconds, British boxing star Amir Khan likes to play an entrepreneur, taking boxing and other combat sports to uncharted but exciting waters. Two years after giving Pakistan its first taste of international boxing, Khan has now announced that he is bringing a ...

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Amir Khan KOs Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds

LONDON: Amir Khan made a blistering return to the ring by beating Phil Lo Greco by stopping his opponent inside 39 seconds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The 31-year-old had not fought for two years, since being beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016, and he made ...

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I will make sure I make no more mistakes: Amir Khan

LONDON: British boxer Amir Khan said that he has put behind his matrimonial troubles and is focused on winning the next big fight in April when he returns to the ring after a hiatus of nearly two years. Amir Khan announced his return to boxing at a press conference where ...

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Amir Khan signs with Matchroom Boxing

BRADFORD: British-Pakistani boxing star Amir Khan has signed a three-fight deal with Eddie Hearn’s promotions company Matchroom Boxing. The 31-year-old will end an absence of more than 18 months when he returns to the ring at The Echo Arena in Liverpool, UK on 21st April, with an opponent to be ...

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Amir Khan confirms date for return to boxing

LONDON: Amir Khan has not fought since being knocked out by Canelo Alvarez in May 2016, having suffered a hand injury that has kept him out of action in the meantime. The 31-year-old has not been short of media attention though thanks to a high-profile split and reconciliation with his ...

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Waseem KOs Panama’s Ivan Trejos

PANAMA: World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem continued his winning run as he knocked out Panama’s Ivan Trejos in the third round in Panama on Sunday. Waseem, who was also honoured with Pakistan’s Pride of Performance award, had earlier knocked out Eliecer Valdez, another Panamanian, in the second ...

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Waseem knocks out Valdes to retain WBC title

LONDON: Pakistan’s two time WBC silver flyweight champion, Muhammad Waseem knocked out Panama’s Eliecer Valdez to claim his sixth straight win. The WBC world number one boxer has been in Panama since June 29 for the International Challenge fight. The 29-year-old Pakistani who hails from Quetta knocked out his opponent ...

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