Amir Khan will be fighting Neeraj Goyat for the newly WBC created Pearl belt on July 12 at the King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Amir Khan will be fighting Neeraj Goyat for the newly created WBC Pearl belt on July 12 at the King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. There’s no word about whether there will be a sanctioning fee involved with the WBC’s newly invented ‘Pearl’ belt, but it won’t be surprising if it does.
Amir Khan, from Pakistan, will trade blows with India’s Neeraj Goyat in what will be a historic fight in Jeddah. The specially-made WBC ‘Pearl’ title will be on the line.
Here’s what the World Boxing Council has to say about their newly invented ‘Pearl’ belt for the Khan-Goyat fight:
“The WBC is proud of Amir Khan representing Pakistan and the U.K. and Neeraj Goyat representing India. The WBC has prepared a beautiful belt which will be presented as a commemorative trophy to the winner of this fight, as a sign of peace while developing boxing in the two great counties of Pakistan and India.”
AMIR KHAN has been pictured training for his fight in Saudi Arabia against Neeraj Goyat
These training videos and images of Amir khan training for his bout against indian boxer Neeraj Goyat has went viral
Who is Neeraj Goyat?
Neeraj goyat is a professional boxer from India. He won the title of India’s most promising boxer in 2008. He is also the first Indian professional boxer to fight a 12-round fight and win it and the first Indian to have made it to WBC world rankings (ranked 20). Also he won the Award of WBC Asia ‘Honorary Boxer of the year’ 2017.
Neeraj Goyat is the first Indian professional Boxer who went to Venezuela for Olympic qualifies and won Bronze medal before 2016 Rio Olympic.[wiki].
This bout with amir khan would be his biggest fight till date .