Amir Khan

Alias: 'King Khan'
Birth Name: Amir Iqbal Khan
Born: 1986-12-08 (Age:32)
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Hometown: Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8½″   /   174cm
Reach: 71″   /   180cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Oliver Harrison (2005-2008), Jorge Rubio (2008), Freddie Roach (2008-2012), Virgil Hunter (2012-2018), Joe Goossen (2018-) 
Promoter: Frank Warren (2005-2010), Oscar De La Hoya (2010-2014), Eddie Hearn(2018-) 
Advisor: Al Haymon 



Amateur Career

Regional & Minor Titles

  • Commonwealth Boxing Council lightweight title
  • WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title x2
  • WBA International lightweight title
  • interim WBC Silver super lightweight title
  • WBA International welterweight title
  • WBC Silver welterweight title

Career Factoids


  • At age 17, Khan was the youngest British Olympic boxing medalist in history. Claimed record 89-10, however only 87-10 has been verified.
  • Khan is the older brother of fellow boxer Haroon Khan. Their parents immigrated to Great Britain from Pakistan.
  • Khan won his first world title at the age of 22 years, 7 months and 10 days. He become Great Britain's third-youngest world champion after Naseem Hamed (21 years, 7 months and 18 days) and Herbie Hide (22 years, 6 months and 20 days)
  • Khan lost the WBA Super World and IBF 140-pound titles to Lamont Peterson by a 12-round split decision on December 10, 2011. They were scheduled to have a rematch on May 9, 2012, but it was canceled after Peterson tested positive for synthetic testosterone in a random urine test. Because Peterson admitted that testosterone pellets had been implanted in him shortly before the December fight, the WBA stripped Peterson and reinstated Khan as the Super World Super Lightweight Champion on July 11, 2012. However, the result of the fight was not changed, and Peterson remained the IBF champion. [1]
  • Has been knocked down 11 times in his career.

Wins KO:4
Losses KO:3
Alias:King Khan
Height:5'81/2" / 174cm
Reach:71" / 180cm
Residence:Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Birth Place:Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom