What Happened to Boxer Amir Khan in His Last Fight?

Published 02/13/2022, 2:30 PM EST

Amir Khan is a top-notch fighting talent, who’s rolled out some astonishing encounters over the past few years. He kept an active stint until 2019 but went out of the limelight all of a sudden. Hardcore boxing fans who’ve witnessed Khan’s special performances craved to see him back in action. At the same, many felt he’d never return after his last fight.

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When did Amir Khan last fight?

Amir Khan last took up the ring space in 2019 against Billy Dib. This fight was for the vacant WBC international welterweight title. ‘King Khan’ ended up winning this clash via a T/KO in round 4. But out of the blue, he went out of the picture.

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Who defeated Amir Khan?

The Bolton native capitulated to 5 losses in total, in his professional boxing run. His recent loss was in 2019 against the welterweight stalwart, Terence Crawford. Prior to that, he lost to the current p4p great, Canelo Alvarez.

 

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Furthermore, his other losses came in against Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson, and lastly, Breidis Prescott. Out of all these losses, 4 came in via T/KO. Moreover, Khan received immense criticism for his weak jaw and this remained a mammoth problem for him in his extensive career.

What happened to boxer Amir Khan?

After a win over Billy Dib, ‘King Khan’ didn’t fight again. Also, a win of that magnitude, he was expected to test himself for a potential title shot. But he was out of action, and many felt he took retirement.

However, Khan put an end to all the rumors by clarifying his stance on not signing off from the sport.

How many fights did Amir Khan take?

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In total, Amir Khan has 39 fights under his wing.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 03: Amir Khan smiles as he heads to his corner while taking on Luis Collazo during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Out of these, he scored 34 wins and lopsided to 5 losses. In all, Khan can be adjudged as a true veteran who has a tremendous hang of the ring.

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Although he seems in the final strides of his career, the 35-year-old still seems fresh and ready to go all out in the ring.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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