The world’s greatest living boxer in the Light Welterweight division, and the unified WBA Super and IBF Light Welterweight Champion of the World, Amir Khan is one of the youngest British world champions ever and has defeated five world champions in his professional career. An English professional boxer of Pakistani descent, Khan became the youngest British Olympic boxing medallist when he won silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics at the age of 17 and won the WBA world title at 22 – which he defended five times including unifying the division. Amir currently has an outstanding professional record of 26 wins (18 by knockout) and only one loss.
Praise for Amir Khan
"An active supporter of numerous charities and causes, Amir Khan helped to raise £1 million for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 and handed out food parcels to children after the 2005 Kashmir earthquake. More locally, he has spent £1 million of his own money opening the Gloves Community Centre and boxing gym in Bolton."