British boxer Amir Khan has dismissed retirement talks and insists his career is still going strong before Kell Brook clash.

In a recent interview on BBC Breakfast, he said “After Sunday? [My] career is still going strong. I’m still fighting.” in regards to retirement speculation.

“I feel better at 35 than I was at 25, believe it or not.

“I feel so strong, so fresh. I’ve got that love back for the sport again.

“Training with the new team in Nebraska, they’ve brought the love back for me. I’m really excited to see what the future holds.”

Khan appeared on BBC breakfast where he discussed his upcoming fight and retirement speculation (BBC)

Khan faces long-term rival Kell Brook on Saturday, 19th February at the Manchester Arena.

The main card begins at 6pm/18:00 GMT, with the main event ring walks expected around 10pm/22:00 GMT.

For UK viewers, the fight will be broadcasted on Sky Sports Box Office, costing £19.95 on PPV.

It is a 12 round welterweight bout which will see Amir Khan return to the ring for the first time since he defeated Billy Dib in July 2019.

He currently holds a record of 34-5, four losses by KO.

Kell Brook lost his last fight against Terence Crawford in November 2020, but held the IBF welterweight title between 2014 and 2017.

His record stands at 39-3, with all three losses via KO.

Kell Brook says the fight is ‘definitely personal’ after a long standing rivalry Khan.