Later this evening, Amir Khan will step back into the ring as he faces Samuel Vargas in Birmingham.
The fight is the second of Khan’s comeback after he ended a near two-year hiatus by defeating Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool back in April.
There’s plenty that you probably know about Khan, as he’s been in the public eye for around 15 years, but there are few lesser known interesting facts about the boxer too.
Here are Ten things that you probably didn’t know about Amir Khan.
Super Fight League
Amir Khan is the co-owner of Super Fight League, an Indian MMA promotion. Khan co-owns the company with British-Asian businessman Bill Dosanjh.
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
You probably know that Khan was a contestant on the 17th series of ITV”s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! However, what isn’t as well known is that the boxer is the highest-paid contestant in the history of the show.
His own soft drink
In Pakistan, Amir Khan is so popular that he has his own brand of soft drink. Although there are different flavours available, the most popular is the watermelon drink.
Motoring offences and incidents
In October 2007, Khan was convicted of careless driving given a six-month driving ban and a £1000 fine after his car hit and broke the leg of a pedestrian who was using a pelican crossing while Khan was travelling at 47mph in a 30mph zone. In January 2008, Khan was fined £1000 and banned for 42 days for a speeding offence.
Amir Khan Academy
Amir Khan has a boxing academy based in Islamabad, Pakistan. His aim is to provide a place for Pakistani boxers to train and become professional fighters.
Super Boxing League
As well as the Super Fight League, Khan also co-owns the Super Boxing League, another Indian sports promotion. The SBL was set up to popularise professional boxing in India.
Khan has appeared on the celebrity versions of a number of gameshows, including Beat the Star, Countdown and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
In 2015, Khan received an honorary degree from his hometown University of Bolton for his contributions to both sport and charity.
Khan is the first cousin of former England Test and ODI bowler Sajid Mahmood.
Amir Khan's Angry Young Men
In 2007, Amir Khan hosted a three-part TV programme called Amir Khan’s Angry Young Men. The premise was that Khan used the disciplines of boxing to help re-focus the lives of troubled youngsters and steer them away from trouble.