AMIR KHAN has revealed he is in two minds about retiring as he claims one more fight could potentially ruin his legacy.
The 33-year-old – who has won two world titles in the light-welterweight division – has admitted he is pondering his future while in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to the Mirror, Khan said: "Am I going to fight again? I don’t know, I’m in two minds. Should I fight?
"Financially, I’ve done very well for myself. Do I need to do one more fight which could ruin my whole legacy?
"I don’t know the answer. I’m up against myself. I’m debating with myself should I carry on or call it a day?
“I’m just going to wait and see how I feel after a full training camp. Even if I feel I cannot do it anymore, I can walk away knowing I have done everything.
“My love for boxing is still there and I love boxing to bits. But until I see how I feel after a long, hard, gruelling camp, then I won’t know for sure.”
But in a later interview with the BBC, Khan stated that he may have been hasty in his plans to potentially hang up his gloves, as he stressed his desire to still face Manny Pacquiao.
He said: "Obviously with this coronavirus it sends us a bit loopy at times and you say things you don't really mean. I still feel good, I feel strong. I don't want to call it a day just yet."
Before adding: "Because of the coronavirus lockdown, I wouldn't mind a fight to get back into the groove of things, before a big fight against someone like Manny Pacquiao.
"The Manny fight is something I've always wanted. If it happens, great, but if not we'll look at other options."
Khan – who has generously donated his four-storey building to the NHS – recently revealed how he will never allow his son to get into boxing.
And he has given his thoughts on a dream match-up between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua, with the Bolton man believing the Gypsy King would prevail.
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