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Photos: Amir Khan Working Hard With Goossen For Vargas Bout

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 Mark Robinson).

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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 Kaspa9t9 on 08-31-2018

[QUOTE=alexguiness;19062367]He had a complete mental collapse after having to deal with Khan's delusions and ego.[/QUOTE] LOL! Either that or he was spitting poetry like he usually does and Khan wasn't understanding any of it.

Comment by alexguiness on 08-31-2018

[QUOTE=Kaspa9t9;19062285]He has some sort of illness. I don't think any details surfaced as to exactly what it is, but seems quite serious as he's taking a break from training.[/QUOTE] He had a complete mental collapse after having to deal with…

Comment by EnglishOxide on 08-31-2018

[QUOTE=Kaspa9t9;19062285]He has some sort of illness. I don't think any details surfaced as to exactly what it is, but seems quite serious as he's taking a break from training.[/QUOTE] He was still in France for Tony Yoka. Maybe he and…

Comment by Kaspa9t9 on 08-31-2018

[QUOTE=Dramacyde;19061783]What happened to Virgil Hunter?[/QUOTE] He has some sort of illness. I don't think any details surfaced as to exactly what it is, but seems quite serious as he's taking a break from training.

Comment by JWHardin on 08-31-2018

I hope the goofy eared glass jawed Khan gets KO's by this gatekeeper so we will all be rid of his stupid BS. Hopefully, we can all see him on bambi legs one more time for laughs!

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