Amir Khan regrets publicly destroying his friendship with Anthony Joshua by accusing him of getting an affair along with his spouse.
Throughout a latest look on The Overlap, the previous unified light-welterweight world champion defined to Gary Neville how his life started to crumble in 2016.
The just lately retired fighter misplaced $5 million on a failed enterprise enterprise, distanced himself from his household and acquired caught up in a number of media storms whereas working by a spate of hand accidents that threatened to finish his profession.
“I used to be within the papers for loopy stuff,” Khan mentioned.
“Messing about with girls, chilling out with this woman, chilling out with that woman. I used to be going by a little bit of a mad time myself. I wished to depart my spouse then.”
Amid all of the turmoil, Khan shocked the world when he took to social media to counsel that his pal, the previous two-time unified heavyweight boxing champion, was having an affair along with his spouse, Faryal Makhdoom.
In his notorious tweet, Khan wrote: “Lol moved up within the weight lessons lol. Belief me I ain’t the jealous sort. No must ship me photos of the boys you’re speaking to #Disgusted.
“Left my household and mates for this Faryal. I’m not harm however one other fighter. I’m making it public. You getting the divorce #Golddigger. Mans like Joshua can have my leftovers!”
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Joshua immediately denied the allegations that ‘King’ now accepts were out of line.
“I had the problem with Anthony Joshua which I feel really bad for because at the end of the day I put him in the firing line for no reason,” Khan added.
“I mean, he was a friend of mine and since then we’ve never spoken.
“So, I lost a good friend through that as well. The guy did nothing wrong and I kind of just stuck it on him really,
“What happened was, my wife – me and her were not talking – and she sent a message saying, ‘Look, so many fighters are messaging me.’
“And because she showed me a message of Anthony Joshua saying hi to her or something, I lost it.
“I mentioned, ‘Who the hell’s he, saying hello to my spouse.’ Regardless that he was cool with me. Perhaps he was simply being respectful, all he was being respectful. Nothing ever occurred.
“I simply flipped out on everybody. And all my mates have been like, ‘Woah, are you mad? You simply tweeted one thing.’ However he’s a pleasant man. Even his personal private mates have been calling me.
“I used to be like ‘No, I don’t need to speak to you guys.’”
Khan acquired his household life and boxing profession again on monitor earlier than retiring earlier in 2022 after a valiant however unfruitful effort towards his long-time rival, Kell Brook.