Top boxer Amir Khan’s Sheffield-made shorts have the bling factor with £20,000 price tag

Amir Khan wearing the shorts
Amir Khan wearing the shorts

A star boxer dressed to impress for his latest winning performance - by donning his sport’s ‘most expensive shorts’ which were made in Sheffield.

Amir Khan wore the shorts while defeating opponent Devon Alexander in a welterweight showdown in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

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The shorts, made of white nappa leather, silk and featuring a waistband made of 24-carat gold thread, are reported to be worth at least £20,000, and were created by Sheffield firm Fight Label.

Sophie Whittam, who designed the garment, said Khan ‘wanted extravagant and we’ve delivered’.

“I think it’s possibly the most expensive shorts ever made,” said Sophie.

“We worked closely with Amir’s team. For around four to six weeks we’ve been working on designs and colours and obviously Amir and his family had a little bit of input, but at the end of the day it’s what we think is going to look best. It is a very involved process.”

Khan, 28, previously showed off another pair of eye-catching shorts in the build-up to the bout with Alexander.

The fighter, from Bolton in Greater Manchester, sported a pair of black shorts made of ‘Versace material’ and featuring more than ‘1,000 Swarovski stones’ for a workout last week.

He now wants to take on world champion Floyd Mayweather - but Sheffield boxer Kell Brook has said he wants to fight Khan first.