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Photos: Amir Khan, Samuel Vargas - Ready For Battle

Samuel Vargas says he has the power to knockout Amir Khan when the pair clash at Arena Birmingham on September 8, live on Sky Sports. Vargas is ranked number 9 in the WBA and knows that a win over the former unified World Champion will rocket his name into World title contention in the Welterweight division. (photos by Lawrence Lustig).

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The 29-year-old Canadian based Columbian doesn’t believe that Khan managed to shake off any ring rust in his first round destruction of Phil Lo Greco in April and has warned the UK favourite to prepare for a punishing battle.

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Vargas has fought both Errol Spence Jr and Danny Garcia, losing to both. He will be looking to make it third time lucky when he takes on another elite fighter in Khan next month, who he feels he is being overlooked by.

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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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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BLASTER1 on 09-08-2018

Khan looks abit dis-interested to me. Maybe he thinks fighting these lowlier fighters is abit beneath his skills. Hope he gets knocked out to be honest.

Comment by OCPancho on 09-08-2018

[QUOTE=talz;19078314]The only wanker is the one who thinks 0.2lbs means struggling to make weight. The guy had breakfast prior to the weigh in and never missed a meal throughout the whole camp. Hes clearly a 147lber, Kell needs to stop…

Comment by Reloaded on 09-08-2018

[QUOTE=thack;19078153]Con struggles to make 147 but wants Brook to come right down , knowing he will be drained.......what a wanker.[/QUOTE] Khan never put in for this fight he is very soft, Vargas is C grade so another easy stoppage for…

Comment by a5pe4 on 09-07-2018

I'm wondering if it's the lighting, but Khan hasn't looked shredded since the Collazo and Alexander fights. I notice the rest of his weigh in's have been in higher exposure lighting but I wonder if it's the result of his…

Comment by NC Uppercut on 09-07-2018

Make a 150 lb catch weight. C’mon Khan

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