Amir Khan retires aged 35 after Kell Brook loss following incredible Olympic silver medal and unified world title holder

AMIR KHAN has announced his retirement from boxing aged 35.

The British boxing legend, who won Olympic silver at 17-year's-old, made confirmed the news on Twitter.

Khan posted: "It’s time to hang up my gloves. I feel blessed to have had such an amazing career that has spanned over 27 years.

"I want to say a heartfelt thanks and to the incredible teams I have worked with and to my family, friends and fans for the love and support they have shown me."

Khan accompanied the post with pictures from his greatest nights in the ring.

That included wins over Mexican icon Marco Antonio Barrera, Argentine Marcos Madiana and American Devon Alexander.


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