Amir Khan to return to ring in 2018

Amir Khan to return to ring in 2018

Yolanda Curtis
January 13, 2018

It will also be five years since Khan last fought in the United Kingdom, and since then Hearn has repeatedly tempted to lure him into a fight with rival Kell Brook, contributing to the tension between them. I am not getting any younger.

"I don't want to be talking this nonsense with Khan, him saying he wants it next year or whenever".

Amir Khan has signed with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing in a three-fight deal, with his first bout coming on April 21, at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. I just don't like Eddie Hearn. "British boxing is in such a good place and I genuinely can't wait to get back in that ring with the incredible home support behind me", he said.

Amir Khan announced his return to boxing at a press conference where he not only announced this but also said, "I have put behind all the family problems, personal problems and relationship problems", referring to his public spat with wife Faryal Makhdoom, which made headlines for at least three months.

A fight between the pair has always been touted, however, never came to fruition as the two boxers camps could not agree terms.

As for making up with Hearn, he says: 'I had found out that I couldn't be my own promoter.

With the two British brawlers now under the same stable it's now believed that the much-anticipated fight may finally happen this year.

With Brook already signed on to fight Sergey Rabchenko in March of this year, Hearn is keen for Khan to fight a significant opponent, knowing full well it could be a warm up to the much awaited Brook-Khan fight. If he really wanted the fight between me and Kell Brook he should not be speaking to me, he should be speaking to (my adviser) Al Haymon. "Now all the barriers have gone, we're all in this together". "I know he has moved up a weight but maybe that fight could happen later on in the year", Khan stated.

"It is a bit unusual but that's where it will end". However, it could expedite a highly-anticipated meeting with domestic rival Kell Brook, who is also a part of Matchroom. "Away from the fun and games from some of the best TV viewing we've seen in recent years on 'I'm a Celebrity, ' the desire is to win titles".

He added: "And it's very possible I will be ringside".

"The fireworks could start". "Major announcement regarding my future and return to the ring!"

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