Amir Khan to fight Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool in April

Amir Khan fight with Phil Lo Greco announced
Amir Khan is returning to the ring (Getty)

Amir Khan will fight Phil Lo Greco in his comeback fight.

The British boxer is making his return to the ring after recently signing a three-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing.

Lo Greco will provide the first test, with the Canadian due to face Khan at the Liverpool Echo Arena on April 21.

‘I can’t wait to get back into the ring on April 21 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool,’ said Khan, who hasn’t fought in two years.

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Amir Khan fight with Phil Lo Greco announced
Phil Lo Greco (left) in action in 2015 (Getty)

‘Phil Lo Greco will be coming with everything to win this fight and I’m not going to give him an inch. 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.

‘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.’

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Khan and Lo Greco are due to take part in a press conference in Liverpool tomorrow.

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.’

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