He is a former unified light-welterweight world champion, having held the WBA (later Super) title from 2009 to 2012, and the IBF title in 2011. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC.  The heads of Khan and McCloskey collided about two minutes into the sixth round, causing a bad cut on the inside of McCloskey's left eyebrow. In the decisive sixth, a five-punch combination from Khan staggered McCloskey and moments later the pair went toe-to-toe before McCloskey reeled away and noticed blood coming from around his left eye. Mayweather is a champion, so let's make it happen." Original plans were to be ready within 18 months, with an all glass front. Khan was floored in the sixth round, but recovered to score a knock down in the following round. Khan looking for a way out? Khan earned over £400,000 for his appearance, typically, contestants were paid between £25,000 to £250,000 for appearing on the show. Crawford definitely committed the foul, but this ending won't stain his reputation.  Khan counterpunched effectively from the outside after being surprised with Algieri's aggression.
Outside of boxing, he is a philanthropist with his own charity organisation, Amir Khan Foundation.  The Sevens Stadium in Dubai, Zayed Sports City Stadium and Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi were being considered as venues.
Another tactical few rounds followed, with Khan the main aggressor. Salita was knocked down three times, the first time just 10 seconds into the fight. , In 2014, he earned $15 million, making him the sixth highest-earning boxer that year. On 14 March 2009, at the MEN Arena in Manchester, Khan defeated Barrera by technical decision (TD). , Following the defeat, Rubio was sacked and was replaced by Freddie Roach. On 12 July 2019 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Khan defeated Dib by TKO in the fourth round.
He also believed that win or lose against Crawford, the Brook opportunity would still be available. Khan rebounded with a solid second round, but Crawford was dominating, and touching him to the head and body consistently. , ESPN's Dan Rafael scored the fight 114–111 in favour of Khan.
" During the post-fight press conference, Khan named a number of top welterweights including Keith Thurman and Errol Spence, but stated he would like to bring Adrien Broner over to the UK for a big fight. , In early 2016, it was announced that Khan is moving up two weight divisions to middleweight, to fight Canelo Álvarez (46–1–1, 32 KOs) WBC, The Ring, and lineal middleweight titles. Champion d'Europe cadets à Kaunas en 2003 puis champion du Monde juniors en Corée en juin 2004, il est médaillé d'argent aux Jeux olympiques d'Athènes en 2004 dans la catégorie poids légers à seulement 17 ans. Wish her all the best", "Amir Khan Fully Focused on Career After Reconciling With Wife – Boxing News", "Amir Khan reunited with wife Faryal Makhdoom after messy public break-up", "Amir Khan's £5 million wedding and banqueting hall development in Deane as planning bosses give their approval", "Businesses opening at Amir Khan's £5 million banqueting hall – including restaurants, coffee shop and make-up shop", "Top 10 Highest Paid Boxers in the World 2015", "Revealed: How much Amir Khan made from Saul Alvarez fight", "Amir Khan Stands To Pocket 13 Million in Canelo Showdown", "Conservatives on Instagram: " Our excellent Conservative candidate for Walsall South @gurjit_bains has the backing of @amirkingkhan. Other projects include an orphanage in The Gambia, the #OrphanAID project in partnership with the Shilpa Shetty Foundation, providing aid in Syria in partnership with Islamic Relief, providing aid for Syrian refugees in Greece, and work with Barnardo's children's charity in Britain..
 Barrera was ranked No.  Khan won a sixth-round TD after McCloskey was cut by an accidental clash of heads and could not go on in the estimation of the ring doctor. This made it one of the biggest recent PPV fights, behind Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Álvarez, and surpassing Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley III and Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto. One of his possible opponents was lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
 On 7 January 2008, Khan was fined £1000 and banned for 42 days for the speeding offence.. Khan landed 218 of 609 punches thrown (36%), while Algieri landed on 199 of 703 (28%), most of which were in the opening six rounds.  Khan won the bout by UD, winning on all three judges scorecards (117–111 twice and 115–113).
 Khan and Collazo both incurred point deductions in round eight.
You could see the difference. , Following the fight, Khan split from his trainer Oliver Harrison, the trainer for all of his previous 17 professional contests. The scorecards read 115–113, 115–112, and 114–113. , On 26 February 2017, Khan and reigning WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao both tweeted a deal had been reached between both camps for a 'super fight' worth potentially £30 million to take place on 23 April in the United Arab Emirates.
 However, the world-title status was instead given to the fight between Juan Manuel Márquez and Juan Diaz, ranked No. Khan made $1.5 million and Algieri earned a $500,000 purse.
Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the fight generated a total gate of $426,152 from 3,147 tickets sold. Won vacant WBC International welterweight title, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, US, Won WBA International and vacant WBC Silver, Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, US.
According to CompuBox stats, Crawford landed 88 of his 211 punches (42%) while Khan landed 44 of his 182 punches (24%). I'd like to see him get a belt round his waist by the end of this year.. He is also a promoter and sponsor, the owner of Khan Promotions and Pakistan's Amir Khan Academy, and a co-owner of India's Super Fight League (MMA) and Super Boxing League. And the fight’s over. , Following the Judah victory, Khan began chasing a big money fight with top pound for pound fighter Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather seemed uninterested, and instead said that Khan should fight the Mayweather Promotions prospect Jessie Vargas, an option that Khan dismissed. Khan outlanded Alexander 243 to 91, according to CompuBox, and connected on 43% of his shots, compared to just 20% for Alexander. In front of a crowd of 4,412, in a one-sided fight, Khan retained his title after referee Steve Smoger halted the fight at 1 minute 25 seconds of round eleven.  The fight averaged 1.3 million viewers on HBO World Championship Boxing. He dropped Khan with a counter right hand in the first round and outboxed him throughout the fight.
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