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Boxer Amir Khan is “struggling” with sleep, confessing that he is “gutted” after his 30-year-old American-Pakistani wife Faryal Makhdoom announced the end of their marriage through explosive and abusive attacks on Twitter, as the pair accused each other of cheating, lying, being unfaithful and greedy.


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Hours after Amir accused Faryal, the mother of his three-year-old daughter, of “moving on” with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, he told the Sunday Mirror, I haven’t slept all night.

The former light-welterweight world champ, who is currently in Dubai right now, said: “I don’t know what to say. I’m gutted. I’ve not slept all night.

I went to see some people at the marina and I’ve been up all night. I couldn’t sleep. I need time to think. I just need to rest and to speak to some people,” he communicated to the publication.

Amir and Faryal broke up on Friday in a Twitter outburst; Faryal suggested later that their social media accounts had been hacked.

However, in a Snapchat video after Faryal blamed hackers, Amir opened up: “Everything you’ve seen on social media today is real. Me and Faryal have decided to move on, well I’ve decided to walk away. Nothing has been hacked.”

Amir Khan : "It was all real nothing was hacked."#AmirKhan #FaryalMakhdoom#MSA

Posted by Green Team Pakistan on Friday, August 4, 2017

Faryal posted her first picture on Instagram since the split, sporting an off-the-shoulder top and ripped jeans.

Hold your head up high 🌺

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The couple is known for having tied the knot in a high-profile wedding in 2013.