Amir Khan has revealed he had his watch stolen off him at gun level whereas out in London together with his spouse Faryal Makhdoom.
The former light-welterweight world champion mentioned he was out in Leyton, east London, when two males confronted him with the weapon demanding his watch.
Khan added that neither he nor his spouse had been harmed within the incident.
He tweeted: “Just had my watch taken off me at gun level in east London, Leyton.
“I crossed the street with Faryal, fortunately she was few steps behind me. 2 males ran to me, he requested for my watch whist having a gun pointed in my face.
“The main thing is we’re both safe.”
The couple have been married since 2013 and have three kids collectively.
In a 2018 interview, Khan opened up on a equally terrifying incident the place he fought off an armed gang making an attempt to steal his £100,000 Range Rover in 2012.
“It was really scary because I knew my life was on the line,” he instructed The Sun on the time.
“When you might be in a state of affairs like that you must react rapidly or you’re going to get damage. There had been about 20 guys, all with steel bars.
“I keep in mind the primary man swinging this steel stick at my head however fortunately he missed. He tried a second time and I countered him. He was out chilly.
“Then one other man got here at me however I used to be capable of deal with him as nicely.
“Then the three of us [Amir, his boxer brother Haroon and another man] drove off as quick as we might.
“People might say I was a coward for running away but I am happy I did, because I am still here. Those guys were big and out to hurt me.”
Khan was final within the ring in February, the place he suffered defeat to long-time rival Kell Brook.
Khan prompt this is able to be ultimate act as an expert boxer, nonetheless, it’s since been prompt the Bolton-born fighter could return to motion sooner or later.