Pakistan and India will be represented at “The Shining Jewel,” an event of Indian boxing league Super Boxing League. It will take place at at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on July 12, 2019.
The main event of “The Shining Jewel” is an exhibition boxing bout. It will be between Amir “King” Khan, 32, of Pakistan and Neeraj “Gangster” Goyat, 27, of India.
Born in Begampur, Haryana, India on November 11, 1991, Goyat currently resides in Chandigarh. He made his debut as an actor in the Bollywood film “Mukkabaaz” in 2017.
As a boxer, Goyat has been competing professionally since 2011. He is the first Indian professional boxer to fight a 12-round bout and win it.
Born and raised in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, Khan is of Punjabi Rajput descent. His family is from Matore, Kahuta Tehsil, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.
As a boxer, Khan has been competing professionally since 2005. In 2017, he competed in the British survival reality television show “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here” Season 17 and finished fifth.
[RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]
Khan: 33 wins, 5 losses
Goyat: 11 wins, 3 losses, 2 draws