Found April 25, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
PLAYERS: Amir KhanJulio Diaz
Amir Khan makes his long awaited return to British soil this Saturday, when he clashes with Julio Diaz at the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena. Khan knows that only a victory will put him back into world title contention and despite being in the final stages of his preparation for the fight, we managed to quickly catch up with one of sport's biggest stars ahead of the showdown. Credit: Tom Casino / Showtime   Amir, it's your first fight back in England for over two years, are you excited to be back? AK: Yea I've not fought in the UK for nearly 2 years since Paul McCloskey so it's good to be back. Normally I'm the fighter who's got to go to the other fighter's backyards, so I have a lot of respect for Diaz for coming over. But I'm going to make sure I win and put on a performance for my UK fans. Have you seen much of Diaz before, and if so what do you know about him? AK: I've seen him fight a few times and I know he's a good tough fighter.  He'...

Average Englishman Amir Khan will beat serviceable Mexican Julio Diaz later tonight

Mediocre bloke Amir Khan will scrap serviceable Mexican Julio Diaz at a 143-pound catch weight tonight at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, England. The 26-year-old Khan (27-3, 19 KOs), who last threw fists in Britain two years ago against Irishman Paul McCloskey in a winning effort at the M.E.N. Arena in Manchester, has lost two of his past three bouts. Entering the squared circle...

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Sergio Martinez, Danny Garcia, Cris Arreola And Amir Khan

It’s a big week for split-site double headers. Though that sounds like a type of pimple, it actually refers to fight broadcasts that are sourced from different locations. This week there’s one such card, on HBO, that draws from Buenos Aires and Los Angeles and another on Showtime from Brooklyn and Sheffield, England. Geographically, it’s a weird mix – but the fights seem...
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