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Amir Khan Says Freddie Roach Reached Out About Fighting Pacquiao

Amir Khan has apparently so firmly ensconced himself in retirement that not even the idea of facing Manny Pacquiao holds much interest for him anymore. Khan, the former junior welterweight titlist from Bolton, England, said in a recent interview that a friend of his received a call from storied trainer Freddie Roach about facing his longtime charge Manny Pacquiao. Khan, who was once trained by Roach, had famously lusted after a fight with Pacquiao – as well as fellow welterweight great Floyd Mayweather – but that match-up never materialized.
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Amir Khan: Adam Azim is Special Fighter, He Will Go Far

Former world champion Amir Khan has given high praise to rising prospect Adam Azim who demolished Anthony Loffet in 66 seconds on Saturday night in Coventry. Khan views Azim as a special fighter with very large expectations. Azim went the six round distance in his pro debut, but his last...
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Amir Khan: Trio in court accused of boxer gunpoint robbery

Three men have appeared in court after former world boxing champion Amir Khan had his £72,000 watch snatched at gunpoint on an east London street. Mr Khan, 35, had his custom-made Franck Muller watch stolen after leaving a restaurant with his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, and a friend in April.
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Gang spied on Amir Khan in restaurant before taking £72,000 watch, court told

Former world boxing champion Amir Khan had his £72,000 watch snatched at gunpoint after a member of a robbery gang spied on him while he dined in a restaurant, a court heard.Mr Khan, 35, is said to have had the custom-made Franck Muller timepiece stolen after leaving a restaurant with his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, and a friend on High Road in Leyton, east London.After Mr Khan left the venue, a car pulled up on the street and a number of men jumped out before he was threatened with a firearm and robbed of his watch, prosecutors told the court.Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24, and Dante Campbell, 20, were remanded into custody after appearing at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Thursday charged over the incident on April 18.All three suspects, from north London, are charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, while Bana and Campbell have also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm.Campbell faces further counts of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate.Deputy District Judge Tony Woodcock remanded the trio into custody ahead of a further hearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court on July 25.
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Amir Khan: Three men charged after boxer robbed at gunpoint for £70,000 watch

Three men have been charged after former boxing world champion Amir Khan was robbed at gunpoint.The 35-year-old was with his wife Faryal in Leyton, east London, in April when he was approached by two males who threatened him with a gun before stealing his £70,000 watch.Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24 and Dante Campbell, 20, have all been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. Bana and Campbell have also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm while Campbell has been charged with possession of ammunition for a firearm without certificate.Mr Khan said he was in “disbelief” at the attack...
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