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Amir Khan Gears Up For Homecoming After Two Years

Amir Khan has revealed his next fight will be a homecoming bout in Britain on April 27th.

Khan has not fought on British shores for almost two years after heading to America to pursue his big-name rivals in the light-welterweight division.

And the Bolton fighter ended a two-fight losing streak with a dominant win over Carlos Molina in December.

Khan is yet to name an opponent, date and venue for the fight, but the former WBA and IBF champion will be roared on by his own fans as he continues his climb back to the top.

He tweeted: "Next fights in UK everyone after 2 years. Venue tba."

Former IBF lightweight champion Julio Diaz is thought to be a possible foe for Khan after reports suggested that Vyacheslav Senchenko, Juan Manuel Marquez, Humberto Soto, Tim Bradley, Josesito Lopez and Jessie Vargas had all turned down a fight.

Khan's last bout in the UK was an ugly stoppage win over Paul McCloskey in April 2011 and he will be hoping to mark his return with an explosive victory.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 02-26-2013

[QUOTE=Andrew5550;13085888]I'm pretty sure Prescott is scheduled for someone else. [B]But would have been a good fight, a sell-able fight and one I feel like Amir would win and give loads of confidence[/B] before going after the likes of Garcia &…

Comment by MarcoHooker on 02-26-2013

[QUOTE=Ringlife;13084346]Khan fighting Diaz in the UK is an okay fight I guess. Good night of boxing on Showtime though with Zab vs Garcia and the undercard fight that feature Quillin vs Guerrero and Jacobs vs Lyell on the same day.…

Comment by LacedUp on 02-26-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;13083910]Indeed. Really sad that he continues to just turn his nose at avenging this freaking loss.[/QUOTE] I'm pretty sure Prescott is scheduled for someone else. But would have been a good fight, a sell-able fight and one I feel like…

Comment by whatismyname on 02-26-2013

Hell of a list of fights he is trying to secure

Comment by Ringlife on 02-25-2013

Khan fighting Diaz in the UK is an okay fight I guess. Good night of boxing on Showtime though with Zab vs Garcia and the undercard fight that feature Quillin vs Guerrero and Jacobs vs Lyell on the same day.…

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