Thursday, 28 January 2021

WBC appoints Amir Khan as MEBC’s president

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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. He will promote the first card in Islamabad on October 3.

The WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman saw Khan as the perfect choice for the role. “I am confident that under the leadership of Champion.

Amir Khan is a British  professional boxer, promoter and philanthropist. He is a former unified light-welterweight world champion, having held the WBA (later Super) title from 2009 to 2012, and the IBF title in 2011.

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