Khan Claims Passion, Not Money Keeps Him Fighting
Amir Khan is set to make his return to the ring on April 21st in the first of a three fight deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom, but there are those who’ve question whether or not Khan should face Phil Lo Greco.
First reported by Boxing Scene, Khan claims his return to boxing isn’t about money, instead its about solidifying his legacy inside the ring.
“If I stop now I’ve still had a great career,” Khan told Sky Sports News. “I’ve won world titles, the WBA ‘Super’, the WBA and the IBF, but I want to do it because I love the sport. I know there is more left in me. I can call it a day and do something else but I love the sport so much, and I know I can do a little bit more.”
Khan’s friend Ricky Hatton, who dealt with an embarassing comeback attempt a few years ago, warned Khan of coming back to the ring.
“Ricky is coming from there because a lot has happened in my life in the last couple of years, so he maybe thought I should just call it a day,” Khan said.
“I am not going to let boxing retire me, I will retire from boxing. I might wake up one morning and think ‘you know what, I don’t want to do this anymore’, but at the moment I am waking up every morning wanting to be a champion again.”
Original Story: Boxing Scene