SUPERSTAR boxer Amir Khan’s kid brother Haroon wants to silence critics who say he’s living off his sibling’s name - by winning his first pro fight on the same bill in Sheffield.
“I want to prove to the critics I can do it for myself. I look at Amir more as an idol than a brother,’’ said the 21-year-old flyweight.
VIDEO: Press the play button to watch digital editor Graham Walker’s full interview and Haroon in training for his pro debut at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on Saturday, April 27.
Boxing superstar Amir ‘King’ Khan is the main event on the same bill as he returns to the ring in the UK for the first time in two years.
He will square up to former world champ Julio ‘The Kidd’ Diaz.
Return of the King: Khan vs. Diaz is a 12 round 143 pound catch-weight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Khan Promotions, sponsored by JD Sport and Maxi Muscle.
Also Making his professional debut will be 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Anthony Ogogo. Audley Harrison is also on the comeback trailin a 12-round bout against knockout specialist Deontay Wilder.