British boxing champ Amir Khan has revealed that he’s aiming to make history and have Dubai’s first-ever title fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Amir Khan has history when it comes to the Middle East having taken on Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia last July.
Amir is looking to make Dubai a second home and is in the process of launching his own series of gyms here and a boxing academy. And he’s also keen to bring the UAE’s first title fight. And he’s aiming big.
In an interview with Arabian Business, he said: “There’s always talk about a fight in Dubai but the only fight, if it was ever going to happen in Dubai, which would be massive, would be a Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan fight. There’s a lot of Filipinos here and it’s not far from the Philippines, you’ve got a lot of English expats.”