Khan all set for fight in Saudi Arabia

Ruben Hill
July 12, 2019

British-Pakistani Khan faces Australian Two-Time World ChampionBilly Dib at the King Abdullah Sport City stadium in Jeddah with the WBC International Welterweight title on the line, exclusively live in the United Kingdom on Channel 5 starting at 8pm on 5Spike.

Pakistan-India showdown in a boxing ring.

Amir will now fight Two-Time World Champion Billy Dib on Friday in Jeddah after his original opponent Neeraj Goyat was involved in a auto accident, said a news release issued here.

Khan met face-to-face with Dib at the final press conference on Thursday and said that this is just the beginning of his plan to bring big-time boxing to the region with the support of the Saudi General Sports Authority.

"I've been a professional for almost 14 years now and I've seen and dealt with near enough everything in that time so adjusting to a new opponent and challenge is part and parcel of the boxing business so I've just got to sit down with my team and work on the new plan", said Amir.

Ahead of the 'Red Sea Fight Night' extravaganza held during Jeddah Seasons, Khan wore the traditional Saudi male attire called the Thobe as he went for a walk by the Red Sea coast.

"He's a two-time world champion himself and so am I. We've been in this position before when you're fighting for world titles and everything, so I know I can't take it lightly".

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