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Photos: Amir Khan, Samuel Vargas - Face To Face at Final Presser

Amir Khan is promising to deliver another explosive performance when he takes on Samuel Vargas at Arena Birmingham on September 8, live on Sky Sports. (photos by Lawrence Lustig).

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Khan is back in action following his blistering return to the ring in April in Liverpool where he destroyed Phil Lo Greco in just 39 seconds after nearly two year out of action.

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Speaking from his Los Angeles training camp, the former unified Super-Lightweight ruler insisted he will need to beat Canadian based Columbian Vargas in style if he is to secure a shot at Welterweight World honours later this year.

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Khan is approaching his second fight under vastly experienced trainer Joe Goossen and is confident that the extra time he has spent in the gym with Goossen will benefit him greatly come fight night on September 8.

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Khan’s clash with Vargas tops a packed card in the second city, as Jason Welborn defends his British Middleweight title in a rematch with Tommy Langford, whom he snatched the title from in May via split decision in Walsall.

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Ryan Kelly defends the Midlands Area Super-Welterweight title he won in May via stoppage at Villa park against unbeaten Dordon man Kelcie Ball, Stourbridge banger Sam Eggington appears on the bill with Super-Bantamweight star Gamal Yafai, while Geordie Lightweight ace Lewis Ritson keeps busy ahead of his return to the Metro Radio Arena on October 13.

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Preston Super-Welterweight Scott Fitzgerald takes on Ludlow's Craig Morris over ten, Leeds Super-Bantamweight Qais Ashfaq faces Southampton's Ricky Little, with action elsewhere from Northampton Middleweight Keiron Conway, Bolton Super-Bantamweight Osman Aslam, Birmingham Cruiserweight Shakan Pitters and Birmingham Super-Welterweight Mussab Abubaker.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pennsauken1 on 09-06-2018

Eddie Hearn is a joke and master of mismatches

Comment by T.M.T on 09-06-2018

[QUOTE=daggum;19075694]floyd would probably come out of retirement for his next cherry. you guys wanted me to fight khan well im fighting the guy that beat khan![/QUOTE] Mayweather must've laid a whooping on one of your favorite fighters

Comment by talz on 09-06-2018

[QUOTE=thack;19075815]Glass jaw v punchbag.....nothing more.[/QUOTE] At least its not as bad as having a glass heart and glass eye.

Comment by thack on 09-06-2018

Glass jaw v punchbag.....nothing more.

Comment by daggum on 09-06-2018

[QUOTE=Bronx23;19075576]could you guys imagine if vargas somehow pulled off the upset lol all it takes is one good punch on the jaw[/QUOTE] floyd would probably come out of retirement for his next cherry. you guys wanted me to fight khan…

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