British boxing champ Amir Khan is a first-time father after his wife gave birth to a daughter.

The sportsman and his partner Faryal, who married last year (13), became parents to a little girl named Lamysa on Friday (23May14).

Khan shared the news with fans on his page, writing, "Mine and (Faryal) new born baby Lamysa. Born on 23rd May 2014 at 4:05am #Blessed."

He also uploaded a number of pictures showing him cradling the newborn.