Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Amir Khan Hopes April 20th Return Lands in The UK - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  1/20/2013       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Amir Khan Hopes April 20th Return Lands in The UK
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

Amir Khan wants to fight back in United Kingdom for the first time in two years. The 26-year-old has fought his last five opponents in America since beating Paul McCloskey in Manchester, back in April 2011.

Khan is getting married in the summer so wants to be back in action in the spring, probably on April 20.

He is being linked with Victor Ortiz and Josesito Lopez, who fought each other in June, as well as Vyacheslav Senchenko, the man who ruined Ricky Hatton's comeback at the MEN Arena in November.

But whoever he takes on next, the boy from Bolton is desperate to face them on home soil at last.

"I would love for the fight to be in England, so I'm working with Golden Boy in America to try and get it here," he told Sky Sports.

"It's been a long time since I fought in the UK and I love fighting in the UK.

"I want to come back and put a great show on for the fans and show that I am a world-class fighter."

"I've got a loyal fanbase over here; fans who have been watching me seen since the Olympics (2004) and fans who have watched me before that.

"So I want to come back and put a great show on for the fans and show that I am a world-class fighter."

Tags: Amir Khan



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Bayles$, on 01-21-2013
[QUOTE=RoastTeamCon]From what I've been hearing if the fight is in LA, then he wants it to be Lopez. If the fight happens in the UK, he wants to fight Matthyesse...[/QUOTE] Khan wants to fight Matthyesse?? :| he'd get slaughtered

comment by RoastTeamCon, on 01-21-2013
From what I've been hearing if the fight is in LA, then he wants it to be Lopez. If the fight happens in the UK, he wants to fight Matthyesse...

comment by SnakeVen0m, on 01-21-2013
I'd love to see a Senchenko/Khan fight @ 147. It would be good for Khan's fans back at home, I can't be mad at that. Dude has been fighting all over the place in the past few years and Senchenko is fresh in people's mind as KO'ing Hatton so it'll sell well. Props to Khan if he fights Senchenko.

comment by komodo, on 01-21-2013
The Senchenko fight will sell either at 140, a catchweight, or 147. Stick Ogogo on the card with a few decent GB fighters and I'm there.

comment by AndMarvisIsDown, on 01-21-2013
[QUOTE=Earl Hickey]I think it's fair enough, Khan hasn't fought at home in 2 years. All the robbery comments, is just the usual anti-khan nonsense Lately hes fought Judah, petersen, molina and paulie all in their hometowns, and Maidana and Garcia on neutral ground. Also Khan has never be...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (18) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Omar Narvaez Fully Focused on T...
  Jorge Arce Has No Regrets With ...
  Golovkin Open To Facing Canelo ...
  Pascal Says Kovalev Win Does No...
  Algieri Tabs Mayweather To Easi...
  IBF: We Expect Carl Froch To Ho...
  Kameda Brothers Legally Move To...
  Manuel Charr Begins Training Ca...
  HBO Boxing's Best Of 2014 Serie...
  Cuadras is Ready To Answer The ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.