Former two-division world champion Amir Khan (36-5, 21 KOs) needed just four rounds to knockout former IBF featherweight champion Billy “The Kid” Dib (45-6, 26 KOs) in a welterweight bout on Friday night at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
Khan dictated the action from the start. dropping Dib in the second courtesy of a left hook to the body before the Australian found himself on the canvas again in the fourth, after which his corner decided to throw in the towel
In victory Khan claimed the WBC International welterweight title with intentions turning to rekindling interest in a future match up with former stable mate Manny Pacquiao.
IBF #15 heavyweight Hughie Fury (23-2, 13 KOs) stopped Samuel Peter (38-8, 31 KOs) in the seventh round with the latter suffering a shoulder injury.
Fury gave his opinion afterwards, “He just wanted to get out of there, it wasn’t a genuine injury, he just bottled it.”