Boxing Champion Amir Khan Training Camp Update


Amir Khan is putting in the work in the gym as he prepares for his April 16 showdown against Paul McClosky

The 31-year-old McCloskey (22-0, 12 knockouts) was chosen over fellow contenders, Lamont Peterson (28-1-1, 14 KOs), of Washington, D.C., and fellow EnglishmanJohn Murray (30-0, 18 KOs).

The 24-year-old Khan (24-1, 17 KOs) is coming off of a Dec. 11 unanimous decision victory over hard-punching, WBA interim champion Marcos Maidana (29-2, 27 KOs) of Argentina, in the Boxing Writers Associationn Fight of the Year.

EsNewsReporting spoke with Amir and his team after a long day of training.