Amir khan to attend International Boxing Tournament at Islamabad
By Rizwan Khatik - Tue Nov 29, 10:38 am
ISLAMABAD: The 2nd Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Championship, to be staged in Islamabad from Dec 20, is likely to host a number of legendary figures including former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, 45, and current boxing sensation Amir Khan who will inaugurate the high-profile tournament.
“Famous boxer Amir Khan has already confirmed his participation in the event on our request while former boxing great Mike Tyson has asked us to provide the dates for the event. The former world champion is quite likely to attend the 10-day event,” he said.
Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) president Duda Khan Bhutto said around 35 countries would compete in the event. “Asian and African nations have confirmed their entries. We have also sent a request to France and Poland along with other European countries on the directives of the foreign office and are still awaiting their response. The last date of entries is December 1,” he said.