Found February 25, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
PLAYERS: Amir KhanRicky Hatton
Mediocre pugilist Amir Khan tweeted earlier today his intention to soon battle an unnamed opponent in the United Kingdom for the first time in two years. “Next fights in UK everyone after 2 years,” tweeted Khan, 26, who last scrapped in Britain against Irishman Paul McCloskey in a victorious effort at the M.E.N. Arena in Manchester. Khan (27-3, 19 KOs), who has lost two of his past three bouts, is expected to debut as a welterweight against Ricky Hatton‘s conqueror, Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko, at the same indoor arena in the “Rainy City” on April 20. Entering the squared circle for … Continue reading →

Amir Khan vs. Julio Diaz set for April 27, televised with Garcia vs. Judah on Showtime

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Mediocre bloke Amir Khan will scrap serviceable Mexican Julio Diaz this spring in the ‘Steel City’

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Amir Khan Likely to Face Julio Diaz April 27

Amir Khan (27-3, 19 KOs) looks set for a little home cooking in his native United Kingdom after getting his ass kicked a year ago by Danny Garcia in a way that frankly may have finished the Bolton product as a serious contender at 140 pounds. Khan intends to move up to welterweight, and Golden [...]
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