The former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion, British superstar Amir “King” Khan (26-3, 18 KO’s) is looking to reestablish himself has one of the junior welterweight’s elite. Khan is coming off a 4th round TKO lost at the hands of Danny “Swift” Garcia, Khan went into this fight overly confident, looking to prove Angel Garcia wrong for statement Angel made in the lead up to the fight.
Things didn’t go as planned, yet in the first 2 rounds it seemed as if maybe Khan was levels above Danny Garcia in class, but that would all come crashing down much like Khan after a counter left hook that Khan could never fully recover from the rest of the fight. Garcia would be stalking his prey for the remainder of the fight till the contest being halted by referee Kenny Bayless. “I am looking forward to getting back in the ring and continuing my career,” said Khan.
On Saturday, December 15 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, the event will be headlined by the return of former Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Amir “King” Khan who faces undefeated Californian Carlos Molina in what Khan is calling his comeback fight. “I believe in myself and my abilities. With each fight I learn what I am capable of doing and these opportunities afford the chance to better myself and continue to comeback stronger than before. I fight for all of the fans that continue to support me regardless of outcome and I will not be satisfied until I give them what they want. I want to be a world champion again and that is what the goal is starting with this fight against Molina,” explained Khan. While Molina see this as his break out opportunity. “I look forward to this fight and the opportunity to fight someone like Amir Khan,” said Molina.
Freddie Roach made some bold or bitter statements after the separation of his 10 fight relationship with Khan. In a interview with The ringtv.com, Freddie had this to say,“YOU CAN’T TEACH A GOOD CHIN IN BOXING.” Brought in to implement new strategies in to the Khan arsenal is Trainer of the year, and the trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Andre Ward, Virgil Hunter. Hunter will have the task of molding Khan into the star he wants to be.
Molina looking to capitalize on the biggest opportunity of his career vows to stay undefeated, along side him is the the very same head trainer strength and condition coach that’s helped Abner Mares to two world titles. Clemente Medina, Molina’s trainer. “I expect him to fight with a new intensity, but I will be prepared and ready. I am the undefeated fighter in this fight and I do not plan on that changing,” expressed Molina.