WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan invited the Boxing Futures cameras into his gym in Bolton to have a look. Built in 2007 with £700k of Khan’s own money, the Gloves Community Centre is a fully equipped boxing gym that charges a miniscule admission fee of just £1 and welcomes up to 600 kids through its doors each week. Check it out…
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan took his road show to Washington DC yesterday as he arrived in the US capital for fight week commitments ahead of his title clash with Lamont Peterson this weekend.
After a nine-month lay off that has seen him stripped of a title, change promoters and walk away from the biggest cheque of his career, WBO light-welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is finally back.
The Amir Khan vs Lamont Peterson show turned up in Washington DC yesterday afternoon to announce the return of championship boxing to the US capital.
WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Amir Khan spent the last few days in Washington DC, at the behest of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, where he was invited to the White House for a dinner to celebrate Eid along with a host of other influential Muslims.
Amir Khan arrives in Washington DC
With just under two weeks to go before his unification clash with Zab Judah, WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan welcomed the world’s press into the Wild Card Gym to watch him train ahead of fight week.
‘I’m excited to have the opportunity to unify the 140-pound division which always has been a dream of mine,’ said Khan. ‘Fighting Zab was the toughest option my team presented to me, but a true champion is up for any challenge.’