Amir Khan Online video Rating: 4 / 5
Former English boxing world champion Amir Khan is looking at the likes of legendary boxers from the past, including Muhammad Ali as well as Mike Tyson by regaining the world championship after suffering career threatening defeats. And Sugar Ray Leonard, who himself is a former world champion in four weight divisions, believes that not only will Khan regain his World Boxing Association or WBA and World Boxing Council or WBC Light Welterweight Championships, he can easily succeed in his quest to become the best once again.
Khan goes up against the former International Boxing Federation or the IBF Lightweight champion Julio Diaz in Sheffield on the 27th of April and the Bolton Brawler is determined to use the 31st fight of his career as a springboard to far greater things. Amir Khan returned to winning ways last year by defeating Carlos Molina after losing his titles to Danny Garcia and then dropping a controversial fight to Lamont Peterson.
Speaking about Khan, Leonard stated that the defeat he suffered against Garcia was a shock but the greatness lies in being able make a splash during his comeback. Leonard further added that the English boxer, who traces his roots back to Pakistan has all the tools to succeed, he is the complete package by it’s not always about the physical side of things, it lies in the mind of Khan as well.
Amir Khan himself knows that he cannot afford to suffer any more slip ups as he looks at rebuilding his career and he is looking very confident of landing a rematch against Danny Garcia. Speaking from his training camp in California in the United States of America, Khan stated that his preparations are going very well and is taking inspirations from the comebacks made by the likes of Tyson and Ali.
Amir Khan Online video Ranking: 2 / 5
World Boxing Association or WBA and World Boxing Council or WBC Light Welterweight Championship holder Danny Garcia has admitted that he doesn’t have any problems with a rematch against English boxer Amir Khan. The 25 year old boxer from Philadelphia defeated the Englishman last July as he knocked his opponent down once in the third round and then twice in the fourth round. The American is now preparing to take on Zab Judah on the 27th of April as he looks to defend his titles and he has asserted that he is willing to take on Khan again.
Speaking to Sky Sports via podcast, Garcia stated that he is confident, and having beaten Khan once, there is no reason that he cannot beat him again. He further added that in the world boxing world, most people view this fight as one they are dying to see and if that means he has to take on Amir Khan again and his manager thinks it is a good move and both parties agree on the terms, then there is no reason for the fight to not go ahead.
He went on to add that he has never turned down any fighter in his career and if Khan is the person his management wants him to take on, then he will go for it. Khan will be in action against Julio Diaz on the same night as the American and Garcia believes his win against the Bolton based brawler proved to the world that he is right up there with the best in the business.
He stated that at that time, people were saying that Amir Khan was the best fighter in the division and he beat him to prove that he is the best and if he needs to do it again, then he’s game.
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British boxing’s poster boy Amir Khan stated that the poster boy of Pakistan cricket Shahid Afridi is a very good friend of his and added that he has invited the cricketer for his wedding ceremony. Khan is in Lahore, Pakistan with his fiancé and his family ahead of his wedding ceremony and with questions raised over the safety of the country in recent years for foreign nationals, Khan has reiterated the fact that the country of his father’s birth is very safe and secure.
The boxer was speaking to hordes of media men that had assembled around him while he was out shopping with his family trying to get some sort of comment from him. And it was there that he confirmed that Afridi has been a very good friend of him for quite a long time and he has been invited to both his wedding as well as valima ceremony. Amir Khan went on to state that his wedding ceremony will be taking place in the Big Apple New York where as the valima ceremony will be taking place in the English capital London, although previously it was reported that it would be taking place in his home town of Bolton.
The English born boxer, who traces his roots back to Pakistan, stated that the troubled Asian nation is in his blood and that is first and foremost identity, before going on to add that his main aim is to keep on winning more and more titles and make the people of Pakistan proud of him.
And Amir Khan also stated that he wants to be in the boxing circle for the next 30 years, before asking the Pakistan government to provide better facilities for the up and coming boxers who are making a name for themselves in Pakistan.