LONDON (AP) — Former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan announced his retirement from boxing after a career that also included a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
“It’s time to hang up my gloves,” the 35-year-old Khan said Friday on Twitter.
LONDON (AP) — Kell Brook is retiring from boxing.
The 36-year-old Briton, who was world welterweight champion from 2014-17, said in an interview with British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph: “It's over for me.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kell Brook channeled years of frustration into one of the most polished performances of his boxing career as he stopped bitter rival Amir Khan inside six rounds on Saturday.
The feud was born in a pre-Olympic sparring session 18 years ago, when two feisty amateurs were starting out their boxing careers.
It will be settled on Saturday, with one of the former world champions maybe getting punched all the way into retirement.