Amir Khan and Kell Brook in an emotional behind-the-scenes reunion after the brutal war
Khan and Brook were reunited back on stage after their brutal clash during their post-fight press conference, and paid their respects in an emotional reunion as Khan was applauded upon arrival.
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Kell Brook and Amir Khan showed respect with a handshake during their emotional reunion at their post-match press conference after their clash.
Brooks beat Khan in the sixth round with a brutal show of strength to stop the war and end their long rivalry.
This couple was extremely hostile during the construction of the war with Brook refusing to shake Khan’s hand until after the fight.
Brook kept his promise, however, and the pair shook hands in an emotional reunion backstage as their rivalry drew to a close.
Khan first embraced the athletic Brook with his face clearly bruised from the considerable damage he received in the fight, before shaking hands and getting ready for media duty.
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The England star was rallied by a passionate crowd in Manchester in his uncontrollable fight after a dazzling opening round.
Brook is particularly dominant from the fourth stage, where he can let go without Khan reacting to each stage.
The penalty paid off in the sixth inning when the umpire had no choice but to intervene after Brook unleashed powerful final shots to secure bragging rights.
Khan has great respect for the defeat and admits that he “didn’t expect” Brook to hit the box so well in the match and offered “no excuse”.
“There’s no reason for the better man to have won and he’s stripped from his skin,” says Khan. “I didn’t expect that from him, especially from the fights I’ve seen before.
“No disrespect to Kell, he put on a great performance today and he came out to win. At the end of the day we had rivalries but like I said after I punch them, we can become friends.
“He had a great performance and did everything it took. He was the best fit tonight. I had a great, great training camp, but I just couldn’t go on.
“I’ve been missing quite a bit. Kell went into his A-game, all respects go to him. “
Uncertainty currently surrounds Khan’s career as He will probably hang up his gloves at 35.
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The British star is now far away from his world championship days and has been limited by options after a crushing defeat.
Khan has hinted at hanging up his gloves after admitting his “love” for the sport has faded.
“I’ve had 40 fights, won two world titles, fought in the US and around the world,” he added.
“I need to sit down with my family. But it is towards the end of my career.
“The love for the sport is gone. In the ring, I don’t have that excitement and that push.
“It’s probably a sign that I should call it a date but let’s see.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/boxing/amir-khan-kell-brook-retirement-26280684 Amir Khan and Kell Brook in an emotional behind-the-scenes reunion after the brutal war