Amir Khan is a British professional boxer and promoter. He was a former unified light-welterweight world champion, holding the WBA championship from 2009 to 2012 and the IBF belt in 2011. He held the Commonwealth lightweight title from 2007 to 2008 and the WBC Silver welterweight belt from 2014 to 2016. Amir was ranked ninth in the world in welterweight by the Box Rec as of 2020.
Amir was born on December 8, 1886, in Bolton, Greater Manchester. He was born into a Punjabi Rajput family from Mature village, Rawalpindi district’s Tehsil. He is the youngest of three siblings, with two sisters and a brother named Haroon Khan, who is also a professional boxer. Khan attended Smithills School before transferring to Bolton Community College. He began competitive boxing at the age of 11 and has since won several titles, including three English school titles, three junior ABA titles, and a gold medal at the Junior Olympics in 2003.
Amir began his professional career in 2005, and his first professional fight was against David Bailey. A total of 4.4 million people watched the fight. In a battle against Willie Limond in July 2007, he won his first regional title and became the Commonwealth lightweight champion. After defeating Marco Antonio Barrera in 2009, he earned the WBO Intercontinental lightweight title. Khan made the switch to light welterweight in April 2009, and his first fight was against Andreas Kotelnick. Khan was declared the winner by unanimous decision, becoming him the third-youngest British boxer to win a world title. In January 2010, he parted ways with Frank Warren and joined with Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions, which meant that his fights were shifted to ITV. By this time, his career had reached its pinnacle, and he had won the most of his fights, including those against Malignaggi, Maidana, McCloskey, and Judah. Khan had grown a lot of confidence at this point, and he began pursuing high-paying contests. He intended to challenge Floyd Mayweather Jr., but he was uninterested in the bout.
Khan is married to Faryal Makhdoom, a Pakistani-American who was born in the United States. They were engaged in January 2012 and married on May 31, 2013. Their wedding took place in Astoria, New York City, and they later had a formal ceremony in Khan’s hometown. They welcomed their first daughter in May of 2014. In August 2017, Amir announced their breakup, but they reconciled three months later. On April 24, 2018, his second child was born. Khan has a long history of charitable and community engagement, having sponsored organizations like as Great Ormond Street Hospital, National Literacy Trust, and others. He’s also the founder of the Amir Khan Foundation, a charitable organization.
Amir Khan, who was born on December 8, 1986, is 35 years old today, March 04, 2022. His height is 1.78 meters, and he weighs 63 kg.
In early 2016, Khan made the transition to Middleweight, and his first bout was against Alvarez Saul. Saul won the bout by knockout in the sixth round. Saul received a total of $20 million from the bout, while Khan received $13 million. Amir Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Promotions, his own boxing promotion firm. Since 2005, the famed British boxer has been a professional, and he has amassed a fortune of $40 million as of March 2022. He made the most of his money as a professional boxer, and he also won numerous honors. Khan also has various sponsorship deals, which have netted him a substantial sum of money. He reportedly possesses a beautiful property in England as well as several high-end automobiles. Amir Khan began boxing when he was 11 years old, and with hard work and perseverance, he was able to turn his boyhood hobby into a career. He has held the unified light-welterweight champion title for a long time, which demonstrates his high level of ring professionalism.