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Amir Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return

LIVERPOOL: Amir Khan’s first bout in a British ring for five years saw him knock out Canada’s Phil Lo Greco in a mere 39 seconds on Saturday. The 31-year-old British boxer had not fought anywhere for two years since being beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016. And the 2004 Olympic silver…

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Amir Khan returns to the ring after two years to face Lo Greco today

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan will return to the ring after a hiatus of two years when he takes on Phil Lo Greco at The Echo Arena today (Saturday).  With a new trainer in his camp, the 31-year-old boxer vows to put up an electrifying performance. “You are going to expect to see an electrifying Amir Khan,”…

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Career will be over if fail to beat Phil Lo Greco, admits Amir Khan

LONDON: Amir Khan is looking forward to riding the wave of interest in British boxing generated by the likes of world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when he fights in the UK for the first time in five years. Khan faces Phil Lo Greco of Canada in Liverpool on Saturday 23 months after he was beaten…

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Video: Boxer Waseem lashes out at Amir Khan, bemoans lack of support

Boxer Muhammad Waseem, Pakistan’s first ever boxer who has held the WBC title, lashed out at Amir Khan and complained of lack of support from officials as compared to the former.  Speaking to SAMAA TV, Waseem said that it was unfortunate how he had always represented Pakistan whereas Amir Khan had represented Britain. “I take…

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Boxer Amir Khan announces next fight

King of boxing ring Amir Khan has announced his next fight on April 21. Amir Khan has remained embroiled in feud with his wife Faryal Makhdoom. However, the couple amicably resolved their differences. Know more in this video report.

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Meet Malaika Zahid–the child boxer from Quetta who’s bagging medals

  QUETTA: You may not have heard of Malaika Zahid–a talented child boxer from Quetta who is earning quite a reputation for performing well on the international stage. Boxing is followed with passion in Pakistan, which is why the country has produced athletes that have earned adulation on the international stage as well. Malaika Zahid…

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Boxer Amir Khan is back with wife Faryal ‘after sorting out all issues’

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan is back again with his wife Faryal Makhdoom after their bitter spat on Twitter and mutual decision to call it quits on their marriage. Amir Khan disclosed the news that he had reconciled with his wife Faryal Makhdoom in a tweet message. A picture was also shared with the tweet in…

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In pictures: Boxer Amir Khan spotted with alleged new girlfriend

It has barely been a few weeks since British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has split from his wife Faryal Makhdoom. The former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir was clicked leaving in a cab with a woman who oddly looked a lot like Faryal Makhdoom.  Apparently the boxer has moved on rather quickly after he separated from Faryal…

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Waseem defended WBC silver flyweight title

World Boxing Council Silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem defeated Panamanian opponent Carlos to successfully defends his title today. It was the eighth consecutive win for the Pakistani boxer. Waseem, who has been undefeatable in all the eight fights in his career, retained number one position in the world ranking. Waseem knocked out Carlos in the…

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Boxing: Saunders defends title, eyes Canelo-GGG showdown

Billy Joe Saunders can look forward to bigger fights after defending the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) middleweight title by unanimously out-pointing Willie Monroe Jr on Saturday.   The English boxer made a second successful defence of the title to set up the possibility of a more lucrative bout against the winner of the more significant world…

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Boxing: Kid gloves — fighter’s son lands painful blow

The first blow in Saturday’s WBO middleweight clash between Billy Joe Saunders and Willie Monroe Jr was landed at Friday’s weigh-in — by the British fighter’s son and it was definitely below the belt. As the two fighters squared up on the stage, it was seven-year-old Stevie Saunders who hit out after Monroe had ruffled…

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Faryal Makhdoom pregnant with second child

ISLAMABAD: Faryal Makhdoom Khan, wife of boxer Amir Khan, announced her second pregnancy, Samaa reported. She took to Twitter to announce the good news. Faryal tweeted that she was blessed with baby number two and was eating non stop out of excitement. Alhumdulilah , blessed with baby number 2 in my tummy❤ #excited eating away,…

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Video: Mayweather’s historic fight with McGregor

Floyd Mayweather outclassed Conor McGregor to win their money-spinning superfight by technical knockout here late Saturday, securing his place in boxing history to head into retirement with a record 50th straight victory. Watch this report…

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I’m finished, says Mayweather after 50th straight win

Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather insisted he would head into a permanent retirement after sealing his place in boxing history with a 50th straight win against Conor McGregor on Saturday. The 40-year-old American boxer outclassed McGregor over 10 absorbing rounds at the T-Mobile Arena to defeat Irish mixed martial arts by technical knockout. The win sees…

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Mayweather silences McGregor with 10th round stoppage

LAS VEGAS: A ruthless Floyd Mayweather scored a 10th round technical knockout over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor on Saturday, the American cementing his legacy as an all-time boxing great with his 50th win in as many fights. Mayweather, who had guaranteed an early finish to the 12 round contest, made good on his…

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Boxing: TV demand forces delay of Mayweather-McGregor

NEWS DESK: A surge in pay-per-view television demand forced a delay to the start of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s Las Vegas superfight on Saturday, reported AFP. A statement from Showtime Sports said the start of the fight, due to begin at around 9pm local time, had been pushed back. “Due to high demand, we…

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Decline of Sports in Pakistan Badly Affects Our Youth

By Gulrukh Tausif Recently I came across a blog written by an Australian cricket journalist Dennis Freedman. In the blog he said, “We all saw the large crowd outside of Sarfraz Ahmed’s home when he returned victorious with the Champions Trophy. If roles were reversed and that was Steve Smith, the only thing outside his…

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Man up: Faryal fires back at husband Amir Khan

  DUBAI: Wife of boxer Amir Khan has fired back at her husband Amir Khan on Twitter, urging him to ‘man up’ in a tweet message. The gloves have certainly come off between Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom. After he alleged that his wife had cheated on unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua,…

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Amir Khan and Faryal agree to split, boxer accuses wife of cheating on him

DUBAI: Boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhdoom have confirmed on Twitter that they have agreed to split as the boxer accused his wife of cheating on him.  In a series of tweets, the British-Pakistani boxer was apparently quite furious with his wife Faryal Makhdoom. “Left my family and friends for this Faryal. I’m not…

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Video: Waseem happy over 6th consecutive victory

Muhammad Waseem won Int’l Challenge Fight, registering his sixth consecutive triumph and retaining global ranking. Watch his views after the victory…

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Waseem wins Int’l Challenge Fight; retains world No.1 ranking

PANAMA: Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem won Int’l Challenge Fight, registering his sixth consecutive triumph and retaining global ranking. Waseem, who is two-time silver flyweight world champion, won the fight against Panama’s E Valdez in Panama. He knocked out Valdez in the second round. Quetta-based Waseem topped the World Boxing Council rating for the top flyweight…

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