Amir Khan Signs with Matchroom Boxing | FULL PRESS CONFERENCE

Amir Khan Signs with Matchroom Boxing | FULL PRESS CONFERENCE

Amir Khan is joined by Eddie Hearn, Adam Smith & Shah Khan to announce his new deal with Matchroom Boxing.

The 31-year-old former world champion will end an absence of almost two years when he returns to the ring at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, on April 21, with an opponent to be announced.

Amir Khan has linked up with promoter Eddie Hearn on a three-fight deal and is targeting another world title.

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Khan said: “I’m thrilled to be teaming up with Matchroom. This decision is not one I’ve taken lightly, as I’m at a hugely important time in my career, but having spoken to Eddie at length, it was clear he and I were on the same page in terms of what I want to be doing and what I still want to achieve.

“I’m determined to win another world championship and I’m confident I’ve got the right team behind me to help me do so.

“Just as important a factor was the opportunity to fight in the UK for the first time in five years, and to do so with the support of the British fans and Sky Sports behind me. British boxing is in such a good place and I genuinely can’t wait to get back in that ring with the incredible home support behind me.

“I’ve been out of the ring for too long, and I’m desperate to make up for lost time, starting in April.”