Former unified super lightweight world champion Amir Khan (33-5) is all set for his bout against former IBF world featherweight champion Billy Dib (45-5). The two will square off tonight in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Friday night fights await boxing fans – SuperSport will broadcast tonight’s Amir Khan-Billy Dib welterweight clash, plus undercard with SA’s Lerato Dlamini and Sam Peter of Nigeria. SS2 will cross to Saudi Arabia at 6pm for the action #SSBoxing pic.twitter.com/VgjPRRubdk
— SuperSport ⚽️🏆 (@SuperSportTV) July 12, 2019
The official weigh-in was held yesterday, as both Khan and Dib were within the welterweight limit. The 32-years-old Khan tipped the scale at 66.4 kg while his 33-years-old adversary weighed-in at 65.9 kilos.
The co-main event of the night is a fight between Hughie Fury (22-2) and Samuel Peter (38-7).
England’s Hughie Fury vs Former Heavyweight Champion Sam Peter Face To Face at the final press conference for this Friday matchup. On Khan vs Dib Undercard. #furypeter #khandib #jcalderonboxingtalk pic.twitter.com/YLeC3yYI1X
— JCalderonBoxingTalk (@Jcalderonboxing) July 10, 2019
Tyson’s cousin weighed-in at 99.1 kg while “The Nigerian Nightmare” was 118.4 kilograms.