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Conor Benn knocks out Samuel Vargas in first round to make big statement to welterweight division, calls out Amir Khan

Conor Benn knocks out Samuel Vargas in first round to make big statement to welterweight division, calls out Amir Khan

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Conor Benn knocked out Samuel Vargas inside one round to make a big statement on Saturday night in London. The son of British boxing legend Nigel Benn came through his latest step-up fight in sensational style, improving his record to 18-0 (12 KOs). Vargas has recently only been beaten by top names, but never in such quick time. Benn set upon him straight away and hurt the Canadian-Colombian after just a minute. His whirlwind of accurate punches forced the referee to jump in soon afterwards. Errol Spence took four rounds to beat Vargas, Danny Garcia and Vergil Ortiz Jr took seven, Amir Khan beat him on points. When asked about these comparisons, Benn reacted: “Statement made, all those names you just mentioned, no-one banged him out in one round. M...
Boxing news: Amir Khan trolls entire internet with ‘White Chocolate Mouse’ prank

Boxing news: Amir Khan trolls entire internet with ‘White Chocolate Mouse’ prank

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Amir Khan was the subject of widespread mockery on social media on Sunday after a video emerged of him appearing to do something stupid. While on a plane headed for a holiday in Istanbul, his wife Faryal Makhdoom recorded him mistakenly asking a flight attendant whether the ‘White Chocolate Mouse’ on the food menu was edible. The menu actually read: ‘White Chocolate Mousse.’ However, the full video has now emerged and it seems Khan will be the one having the last laugh. The former world champion actually turned to the camera before the flight attendant came over and pointed out that he knew the menu said ‘White Chocolate Mousse,’ but was going to pretend otherwise to prank her. In the end, he pranked the entire internet who all believed he’d once again put his foot in it. ✈️ The second ...
Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

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TOO STRONG It was a simple night's work for Khan Amir Khan floored Billy Dib twice to secure a fourth-round knockout on Friday night in Saudi Arabia. The Brit made his physical attributes tell against his overmatched, undersized, late-replacement opponent and put him away without any trouble. Getty The performance echoed Khan’s comeback win over Phil Lo Greco last year In the opening round, the size difference between the pair was blatant as super-featherweight Dib jumped up 17lbs to face welterweight Khan on short notice. Although nothing hugely significant landed from either man, it seemed to be only a matter of time. Come the second, this theory proved true as the Brit decked the Australian with a big left hook. Dib survived the ...
Amir Khan vs Samuel Vargas: Live talkSPORT commentary, undercard info and start time for welterweight bout in Birmingham

Amir Khan vs Samuel Vargas: Live talkSPORT commentary, undercard info and start time for welterweight bout in Birmingham

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Amir Khan is back in action as he continues his quest for another world title shot.The Bolton star returned to the ring back in April and dismantled Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds. Getty The Colombian has never fought on these shores This should be more of a test as Khan looks to acclimatise himself at welterweight, with talented Colombian Samuel Vargas sitting with a pro record of 29-3. But Khan has home advantage and this bout is the first time Vargas is fighting in the UK. When is Khan vs Vargas? The big fight is set for Saturday, September 8. It will be held at the Birmingham Arena, with plenty of local Midlands talent on the undercard. Doors open at 4.45pm, whilst the main event is expected around 10pm.  How can I listen on talkSPORT? Here at t...