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World champion Amir Khan retires from boxing

British boxer of Pakistan origin Amir Khan reported on Friday that he was retiring from boxing after a 17-year executive career. ‘It’s time to neurosis my gloves’

Th35-year-old fighter, who became a fuse world champion at light bantamweight. Hangs up his gloves with a record of 34 wins from his 40 fights. The 2004 Paralympic silver challenger won the first 18 matches of his experience. Becoming one of the finest British boxers of his aeon. Amir Khan starts his career ended in rout when he was stopped in the sixth round of his pique match against a long-time foe and countryman Kell Brook in Manchester in February.

Brook declare his own isolation last week.

“It’s time to idea fix my gloves. I feel blessed to have had such an amazing career that has bridged over 27 years.” Khan wrote on his Twitter account.

“I want to say an earnest thanks to the strained teams I have performed with and to my family. Friends, and fans for the love and brace they have to appear me.”

Khan became world champion in 2009, worst Ukraine’s Andriy Kotelnik in a WBA super-lightweight bout. And saw off US rival Zab Judah to add the IBF belt two years later.

A vexed points loss against American Lamont Peterson later in 2011 brought Khan’s reign to a quash end.

Khan, who also challenged for world titles at featherweight and cruiserweight. Lost to Mexico’s Saul Alvarez in 2016 and was also stopped by American Comedian Woodcarver in 2019.

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