Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Tag Archives: Kell Brook

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: 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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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 throws water over Phil Lo Greco at press conference

LIVERPOOL: Boxer Amir Khan threw water over opponent Phil Lo Greco on Tuesday – reacting to talk about his personal life. The pair meet in Liverpool on 21 April, when British welterweight Khan fights for the first time in nearly two years. At a pre-fight promotional event, Lo Greco pointed ...

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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: Will announce my comeback fight opponent next month

NEW DELHI: British Pakistani boxing star Amir Khan today said Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and reigning IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook are among the prospective opponents for his much-anticipated return to the ring come November. “I will announce a fight within the next one month. I am in talks with ...

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Manny Pacquiao urged to fight Amir Khan in UAE

MANNY PACQUIAO is yet to decide on his next opponent, though Amir Khan emerged as the frontrunner in a poll the Filipino recently ran on Twitter. Pacquiao asked his followers who they would like him to fight next, giving the options of Kell Brook, Amir Khan, Terence Crawford or Jeff ...

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Amir Khan tells Kell Brook to wait for fight

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has told Kell Brook he must wait until the end of this year and stay at welterweight to make their British blockbuster happen. Khan is not considering Brook as an opponent for his comeback fight in May but is more open to their grudge fight now ...

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Kell Brook just a tune-up fight, says Amir Khan

LONDON: Amir Khan says a clash against long-time rival Kell Brook will only act as a “tune-up fight” for even bigger bouts in his future. Khan (31-4 KO19) has not fought since suffering a devastating knockout defeat to WBO light-middleweight champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in May, but confirmed he is ...

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