AMIR KHAN will struggle Phil Lo Greco on his UK comeback struggle on April 21.
The Bolton boxer will sq. off towards the skilled Canadian on the Liverpool Echo Enviornment in his first struggle since a devastating KO loss to Canelo Alvarez in Could 2016.
Former unified light-welterweight ruler Khan is set to get again on the street to world title glory in his first struggle of a three-fight cope with Matchroom Boxing.
He has not fought within the UK since beating Julio Diaz in Sheffield again in 2013.
And after a spell showing on I am A Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here! final 12 months, the place he endured horror trials within the Australian jungle, the boxer is able to lace up the gloves as soon as once more.
Lo Greco has blended in nice firm having been in with Errol Spence and Shawn Porter, and ‘The Italian Sensation’ will come face-to-face with Khan at a press convention in Liverpool tomorrow.
Lo Greco will carry a struggle file of 28 wins, 15 by KO and three defeats.
And each males are predicting an thrilling struggle, with ‘King’ Khan promising to point out that he’s again to his finest, however Lo Greco coming to KO the Brit star.
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Khan mentioned: “I can’t wait to get again into the ring on April 21 on the Echo Enviornment in Liverpool.
“Phil Lo Greco can be coming with all the pieces to win this struggle and I’m not going to provide him an inch.
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“He’s an aggressive fighter who is always looking to press the fight and come forward.
“That makes for a very exciting and action-packed fight for the fans.
“He’s shared the ring with the likes of Spence Jr and Porter, so he’s operated at the highest level.
“I respect him as a fighter and know he will be coming with big ambitions but I’m going to put on a great performance and prove to the boxing world that the ‘King’ is well and truly back.”
Speaking about his big shot, Lo Greco said: “Being my first fight in the UK, I’m excited about the crowd.
“I can’t wait to feel that energy. As much as UK fans love their fighters, they love great fights and I promise just that. This night will go down as one of the best fights ever in the UK.”
The Canadian then laid into Khan with a bitter tirade.
He added: “I’d like to thank, Eddie, Sam, Al Haymon, and of course, the entire Khandashian family for letting your daughter come out and play.
“I’m happy Amir decided to yank up his skirt and end his long-going tea party. It was time he manned up.
“I’ve got a full training camp this time around, there will be no room for error. Amir Khan will be knocked out.
“I’ve noticed Amir loves going more to Dubai, so I’ll send him to Du-bai, and he’ll go bub-bye, #AmirGONE.
“Boxing teaches us, history repeats itself. Once your knocked out cold, it only gets worse.”
Khan’s clash with Lo Greco is part of a huge night of action on Merseyside as Birkenhead’s Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd defends his Commonwealth Lightweight title against Tommy Coyle, and former Team GB Olympians Natasha Jonas and Anthony Fowler and unbeaten Super-Welterweight Scott Fitzgerald are all in action.