Former world boxing champion Amir Khan announces retirement

MOSCOW, May 13 – Former world boxing champion Amir Khan has announced his retirement from boxing.
In his last fight, Khan lost to Briton Kell Brook in February.
“It’s time to hang up my gloves. I’m blessed to have had such an amazing career spanning over 27 years. I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the incredible teams I’ve had the pleasure of working with. And to my family, friends and fans for the love and support, they gave me,” the Briton wrote on Twitter.
Khan is 35 years old, he is the silver medalist of the 2004 Olympics in Athens. The Briton owned championship belts according to the versions of the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the International Boxing Federation (IBF). In the professional ring, Khan scored 34 wins (21 by knockout) with six losses.



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