Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 July 2019

Amir Khan v Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia: timings and how to watch on TV in the UAE

Briton Khan will headline Fight Night, a Super Boxing League event that concludes Boxing Week in Saudi Arabia, part of the Jeddah Season Festival

Amir Khan talks to the media during the workout in Bolton, northwest England. Reuters
Amir Khan talks to the media during the workout in Bolton, northwest England. Reuters

Amir Khan will fight Australian Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia this month after his intended opponent Neeraj Goyat was injured in a car crash.

It will mark the fight debut in the Kingdom for the former two-weight world champion, who is coming off a loss to WBO Welterweight champion Terence Crawford in their April bout.

Here's the details for Khan v Dib.

What is it?

Fight Night - Super Boxing League event that concludes Boxing Week in Saudi Arabia, part of the Jeddah Season Festival.

When is it?

Friday, July 12, 7pm-12am (Saudi Arabia time)

Where is it?

The Indoor Sports Hall, King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Who is competing?

Popular Briton Amir Khan headlines the event with his bout against Australian Billy Dib for the WBC International welterweight title. Both are two-time world champions. Khan had been expected to fight India’s Neeraj Goyat, but the Asian welterweight champion had to withdraw last week after he sustained serious head injuries in a car accident in June. The night, run in conjunction with the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia, features three other championship fights, including heavyweights Hughie Fury and Samuel Peter going head-to-head and Prince Patel and Michell Banquet clashing for the IBO Bantamweight belt.

How to watch on TV in the UAE

The fight will be broadcast live on KSA Sports and MBC Action.

Updated: July 10, 2019 10:52 AM

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