• Wednesday, August 17, 2022

BOXING

Anthony Joshua inspires Amir Khan ahead of UK comeback

FILE PHOTO: British Pakistani boxer Amir Khan. (Photo by: Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

AMIR KHAN is looking forward to riding the wave of interest in British boxing generated by the likes of world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua when he fights in the UK for the first time in five years. Khan faces Phil Lo Greco of Canada in Liverpool on Saturday (21), 23 months after he was beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas, having stepped up two divisions to middleweight, and five years since he last fought on home soil against Julio Diaz in Sheffield. London 2012 Olympic champion Joshua had yet to start his professional career then but Khan, who…

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