Amir Khan may have been pipped by Lamont Petersen but Bolton’s favourite boxing son scored a knock-out when he became engaged to 20-year-old New Yorker Faryal Makhdoom at the Wanderers Stadium Sunday night. Khan – a renowned lover of all these flashy and bling – presented his wife-to-be with an engagement ring set with three impressive-looking stones said to be worth more than £100,000. He also reportedly spent more than £150,000 entertaining 1000 friends and family at the home of his beloved Bolton Football Club.
Makhdoom is of Pakistani descent like the boxer and had met him last July. She has since visited Khan’s family at their home in Bolton and spent five days meeting his nieces, nephews and cousins.
Guests at the bash in his Lancs hometown included former boxing champ Ricky Hatton and ex Wanderers skipper Kevin Nolan.
“Faryal is so humble. Anybody who meets her is going to fall in love with her. She’s got no edge, she’s just a terrific person,” he said.
After the party Amir tweeted: ‘Amazing day, I’m so tired and my fiance faryal looked so beautiful and was very patient, everyone loved it, I love my ring faryal got me x’ (sic)
Last night the happy couple posed for pictures as they were showered with rose petals after the ceremonial exchanging of rings.
– UKAsian Staff