Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 4/25/13
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's your typical Mexican fighter, strong and ...
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