News | Jun 26 2019

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia

After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight
Amir Khan
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AMIR KHAN will fight Australian Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia next month after his intended opponent Neeraj Goyat was injured in a car crash.

Former world champion Khan, 32, was scheduled to take on Goyat in Jeddah on July 12, but the Indian boxer sustained serious head injuries in a car accident on Tuesday night.

Promoters Super Boxing League announced on Twitter: “It’s Official!!! Amir Khan to take on Billy Dib for the WBC Pearl Championship Belt on the 12th of July 2019 at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia!!!”