Boxer Amir Khan announces retirement from boxing


The British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has announced retirement from boxing with immediate effect.

According to details, the British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has made the announcement of his retirement in a statement on social networking website Twitter on Friday. He thanked his fans and family while announcing his retirement.

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In his tweet, Amir Khan wrote, “It’s time to hang up my gloves. I feel blessed to have had such an amazing career that has spanned over 27 years. I want to say a heartfelt thanks to the incredible teams I have worked with and to my family, friends and fans for the love and support they have shown me.”

It is pertinent to mention here that the British-Pakistani boxer has competed in 40 fights throughout his professional career, winning 34 out of them. He represented England in the 2004 Summer Olympics. He also worked for boxing in Pakistan by setting up Amir Khan Boxing Academy.