Amir Khan is mapping out a comeback to the ONE Circle in 2022.
Khan detailed the tremendous personal traumas and intense physical ailments that kept him on the shelf in a recent Instagram post.
“I truly believe that everything in life happens for a reason. In the last two years, a few unfortunate events happened to me. Firstly the start of the pandemic, my dad passing away, and lastly suffering a serious injury that required me to go for surgery which cause many questions on where I’m at in my career. As much pain I personally went through, I do not wish it to go it any other way because super tough times is what makes you unbreakable.”
“I either crumble or I RISE. I choose to RISE, for the most of 2021 I’ve decided to focus on what’s truly important to me and that’s Mixed Martial arts (MMA). Know now mentally, physically and spiritually I’m in sync. With 2022 beginning, I can’t freaking wait to show everyone how I grew by expressing myself in the @onechampionship cage! P.S Everyone expression of greatness is different.”
Amir Khan on 2022 Comeback
Amir Khan has been with the organization since ONE FC 20 in September 2014. The former ONE lightweight title challenger seems laser-focused on working his way back up within that weight class’ hierarchy.
That championship bid took place against Eduard Folayang who retained his crown and bested Khan via unanimous decision. This transpired at ONE: Conquest of Champions in November 2018.
Khan is a former Singaporean Muay Thai champion. He also has the distinction of being the first fighter from Singapore to contend for a belt under the ONE Championship banner.
Amir Khan has been fighting out of Evolve Fight Team for the last seven years. He presently has a 13-8 MMA record overall.
Khan’s last ONE Championship bout took place in December 2020. A split decision loss to Dae Sung Park at ONE: Collision Course II.
What are your thoughts on Amir Khan mapping out a return to ONE this year?
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