Published On: Sat, Jun 4th, 2016

Amir Khan’s boxing event in Karachi



Amir Khan, the boxing star, has come in Pakistan and Pakistanis got its original taste of professional boxing on Thursday night when the boxing luminary fruitfully staged a boxing occasion at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Karachi.

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The event was organized under the sponsorship of the UK-based combatant’s Amir Khan Trust and approved by the British and Irish boxing authorities, the milestone international occasion had a cruiserweight and a middleweight bout characterizing two couples of British fighters.

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In the initial four-round in favor of bout of the night, Dayle Gallagher, an up and coming southpaw out of Liverpool, beaten associate middleweight Philip Townley on points, with the referees stating the battle 40-36 in Gallagher’s favor. By that triumph, the fledgling Gallagher elongated his victorious winning splash to three.

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Afterward, in the chief occasion, Stuart Maddox and Jody Meilke traded hard, munching blows in frontage of enthralled spectators. Later than four rounds of persistent punching, the tired Maddox led 39-36 on judges’ cards and was stated the winner.

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Maddox was only as contented with the upshot as he was for his role in carrying in favor of boxing to Pakistan. Maddox stated in an interview “It is great to be in Pakistan,” he further added “It’s exciting to see all the people interested in boxing. I saw a lot of children very excited about this too.”

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The 36-year-old nicknamed Mad Dog admitted that prior to arriving in Pakistan he had his worries, but they rakish as soon as he arrived in Karachi.

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Maddox said that “I heard a few things about the situation here,” Maddox added “I met all my friends and my children before coming here, and my eldest was a little worried too. But everything went fine, the security is good too.”

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Stephen Speed, Maddox and Gallagher’s coach, were happy for the management and their security. He said “The security is unbelievable,” he added, “I’m here for Dayle and Maddox and it is a good event.”



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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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