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Amir Iqbal Khan is a British professional boxer who is the former unified WBA (Super) & IBF light welterweight champion. Currently, Khan is rated as the best boxer in the light welterweight division,[2][3] and above Timothy Bradley who holds one other major title in the division. Khan is also rated #9 and #10 pound-for-pound best boxer in the world by Boxrec and Sports Illustrated respectively. Khan is also rated the #1 in the British pound for pound rankings by Sportinglife.

Losing IBF and WBA titles

Amir Khan lost both the IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles to American boxer Lamont Peterson in December 2011. Lamont Peterson recovered from a first round knockdown to win the match on a split decision in Washington. Amir Khan lost two points during the fight in the seventh and 12th rounds for pushing referee Joe Cooper, which proved to be crucial in the end. Peterson won 113-112 on two scorecards and Amir Khan 114-111 in the other.

Relationships

Amir Khan has dated Faryal Makhdoom. The couple got engaged.

On 23 November 2012, Amir Khan sparked speculation that he broke up with Makhdoom when he posted "Is single life the best life?" on Twitter.

Amir Khan in News

Viptela Partners With Zscaler in Industry-First Integration of SD-WAN and Cloud Security Infrastructure
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Emerging Software-Defined WAN Leader Viptela to Showcase Real Deployments, New Features at ONUG 2014
Viptela, Inc., a software-centric networking company, today announced that it will showcase real customer deployments and new features at ONUG Fall 2014 in New York City, October 28-29, 2014.

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Viptela Sees Strong Momentum With Fortune-100 Customer Win and 20 Fortune-500 Enterprises Entering Production Pilot Phase
Viptela, Inc., a software-centric networking company, today announced strong mid-year results characterized by Fortune-500 customer growth, global and vertical market expansion, new partnerships, and doubling in size in the last 12 months.

Viptela Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor
Viptela, Inc., a software-centric networking company, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014's hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel

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HDFC ERGO’s Launches Unique On-Ground Activation Goes Viral on Social Media
--  Amassed 7.14 Lacs hits in just 7 days on YouTube  -- Activation launched at a Multiplex during the opening weekend of Dhoom 3 HDFC ERGO General Insurance, India's 4th largest private sector general insurance company, recently executed an innovative multiplex campaign which was a mix of online & on-ground activation at PVR Cinemas

Amir Khan reinstated as WBA champion
Two-time world champion Amir Khan reinstated as WBA Champion

Wayne Rooney lines up with pals for pic with Timbaland in LA
Wayne Rooney and some of his Premiership pals lined up alongside a hip-hop heavyweight Timbaland at an awards ceremony pre-party.

Amir Khan apologises to fiancee after tweeting pic with pole dancer
Amir Khan has apologised to his fiancee Faryal Makhdoom who was left "disgusted" after he posted a photo of himself posing next to a scantily dressed Las Vegas pole dancer, while holding huge wads of cash.

Boxing champ Amir Khan slammed for 'pole dance' cash pic
Amir Khan has reportedly shocked his fans on Twitter as well as his fiance after posting a snap of himself flashing the cash at a Las Vegas pole dancer.

Amir Khan eyeing new welterweight champion Bradley next
London based boxer Amir Khan has expressed a keenness to fight new WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley after the American beat Manny Pacquiao through a controversial split decision.

Amir Khan promises "explosive" performance against Danny Garcia following press conference row
Former IBF Light Welterweight Champion Amir Khan has claimed to be determined to prove critics wrong when he takes on American boxer Danny Garcia for the WBC light welterweight world title on July 14 in Las Vegas.

Khan wants to tie up world belts to his next bout
Former champion Amir Khan has expressed hope his next fight will be promoted to decide the world's undisputed light-welterweight champion.

Former IBF champ Amir Khan demands boxing-ban on 'drug cheat' Lamont Peterson
Former IBF welterweight champion Amir Khan has said that Lamont Peterson should be banned from boxing for taking performance-enhancing drugs.

Boxer Khan feels powerful after 'going green'
British boxer Amir Khan who has 'gone green' under the influence of new strength and fitness coach Ruben Tabares, believes he is a more powerful boxer, now that he has taken to eating chocolate, fruit juices and organic vegetables.

Amir Khan says will only fight contenders who have undergone drug tests
Former world champion Amir Khan has said any boxer who intends to fight him has to undergo drug tests, or else he would not fight.

Boxing champ Khan claims he is 'clean'
Former IBF welterweight champion Amir Khan has said that he is clean and can take dope tests any time.

UK's Khan to face unbeaten US boxer Danny Garcia in July
Former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association light-welterweight champion Amir Khan would fight unbeaten Philadelphian Danny Garcia on July 14.

Former champion Khan looking for opponent to fight in July
Former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association light-welterweight champion Amir Khan is looking for an opponent after announcing he will make a return to the ring following postponement of his title rematch against champion Lamont Peterson, who failed a drug test.

I am ready to help Pakistan boxers: Amir Khan
British boxer Amir Khan has expressed his concern about the demise of the sport in Pakistan, the land of Khan's ancestors, and said he is willing to help local boxers prepare for the 2016 Olympics.

Khan vs. Peterson title match called off after champion fails drug test
Bolton-based boxer Amir Khan has revealed his world light-welterweight title fight against champion Lamont Peterson on May 19 has been called off, following the American's failed drug test.

Khan's title rematch with Peterson hangs in the balance after American fails drug test
Bolton-based boxer Amir Khan's title rematch against WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Lamont Peterson has been thrown into doubt after the American tested positive for a banned synthetic testosterone on March 19.

Jail first, then I'll nail Khan: Mayweather
American boxing star Floyd Mayweather, who would be beginning his 90-day jail term on June 1, plans to finish his prison stint before facing International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion Amir Khan.

Ex-champion Khan in line to face American boxer Mayweather
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion Amir Khan is in line to fight American boxing star Floyd Mayweather.

Khan confident of not repeating mistakes during rematch
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion, Amir Khan has said he won't repeat the mistakes he committed during his title showdown against current champion Lamont Peterson last year.

Amir Khan backing pal Muamba to be ringside at his next fight
Former WBA and IBF world champion, Amir Khan has said he would love to see friend and Bolton Wanderer's midfielder Fabrice Muamba, at his next fight against current champion Lamont Peterson on May 19.

Boxer Amir Khan gets armed guards in Pak over kidnap fears
Boxer Amir Khan has been provided armed security on his visit to Pakistan, to protect him from kidnapping gangs.

Amir Khan promises Pakistan of boxing match in country
Former World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion, Amir Khan, who is in Islamabad right now for a boxing event, has said that next time he comes to Islamabad, he will fight.

Lamont Peterson claims to knock out Amir Khan
The New World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation Light-Welterweight Champion, Lamont Peterson, has claimed that he can knock out former champion Amir Khan.

Pak's amazing boxing talent needs training, opportunity to showcase skills: Amir Khan
British boxing champ Amir Khan has said Pakistan has amazing talent in boxing but it needs training and suitable opportunities to yield results.

Amir Khan slammed for jibe at female athletes
Boxer Amir Khan has been criticised for telling Britain's female athletes to "pull their socks up".

Carl 'The Cobra' Froch's girl packs a punch for new calendar
Carl 'The Cobra' Froch's girl Rachael Cordingley is a real knockout as she wears a skimpy red outfit for her thrilling new calendar photo-shoot.

Brit boxer Amir Khan appeals after losing WBA, IBF titles
British boxer Amir Khan has filed an appeal against the split decision defeat to American counterpart Lamont Peterson in the World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) tournaments.

Brit boxing champ Amir Khan afraid of his mother
British boxing champion Amir Khan, who decides about the fate of his opponents in the ring, has admitted to being afraid of his mother.

Amir Khan capable of ending Mayweather's 42-fight unbeaten run: Haye
Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye reckons that fellow Brit pugilist Amir Khan is the only man in the world who can end American Floyd Mayweather's 42-fight unbeaten run in the boxing ring.

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