Khan vs Dib UK start time: Ring walk and undercard for welterweight clash in Saudi Arabia


ALL eyes are on Jeddah as Amir Khan makes his return to the ring.

Just three months after his world title defeat to Terence Crawford, King Khan is back and goes up against Billy Dib in a big-money welterweight contest.

Amir Khan is a big favourite to defeat Billy Dib in Jeddah
PA:Press Association

When does Khan vs Dib start?

ORIGINALLY Khan was slated to fight unknown MMA slugger Neeraj Goyat.

But following a car crash, the Indian was pulled out and replaced by former featherweight champ Dib, who should pose a tougher test.

The fight will take place on Friday, July 12.

It will be held at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The ring walk for the main event is expected around 10pm BST.

There is a lengthy undercard and as ever, timings could be subject to change.

Who else is fighting on the undercard?

  • Amir Khan vs Billy Dib – (vacant WBC international welterweight title)
  • Lerato Dlamini vs Dace Penalosa – (vacant WBC silver featherweight title)
  • Prince Patel vs Michel Banquez – (vacant IBO world bantamweight title)
  • Hughie Fury vs Samuel Peter – (heavyweight)
  • Michael Hennessy Jnr vs Abdulfatah Julaidan (middleweight)
  • Lolito Sonsona vs Isack Junior – (super featherweight)
  • Hemi Ahio vs Ali Kiydin – (heavyweight)
  • Shakhobin Zoirov vs Amandeep Singh – (bantamweight)
  • Zuhayr Al-Qahtani vs Farhad Hazrazada – (lightweight)
  • Rodrigo Caraballo vs Sajid Abid (welterweight)


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