Amir ‘King’ Khan To Run With Olympic Torch On Streets of Bolton

Olympic Torch-Bearer Amir ‘King’ Khan To Run With Torch On Streets of Bolton

(BOLTON, 28 May) – Boxing star Amir Khan is as an official Olympic torchbearer for London 2012 .

The boxing star is to carry the Olympic torch through his town of Bolton Khan will be fighting July 14th fight with undefeated WBC light-welterweight world champion Danny Garcia.

The two-time world champion is spending his final week back in Britain before jetting off to LA where he will continue his training camp.

Amir Khan said: “I’m spending my last week in Bolton before I leave for LA to continue getting ready for my next fight. The coming weeks hold some big things for me.

“Carrying the Olympic Torch is a very special honour – especially through the streets of the town that I have grown up in. It’s a real privilege to be able to do this before I leave the comfort of my home to get ready for what will be an absolutely explosive fight against Danny Garcia.”