Khan vs Dib

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  • Khan vs Dib
  • 33-5-0 45-5-0
  • TKO 4 TKO 4
  • Friday 12th July 2019
  • King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 32 age 33
  • 5' 9" / 174cm height 5' 7" / 171cm
  • 70.9" / 180cm reach 70.5" / 179cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO UD TKO KO UD < form KO UD KO UD NC <
  • 33 wins 45
  • 20 by ko 26
  • 61% Ko% 58%
  • 5 Losses 5
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2005 Debut 2004
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA
  • 15 WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Khan vs Dib Info

Amir Khan beat Billy Dib by technical knockout in the 4th round on Friday 12th July 2019 at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah.

The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Khan vs Dib stats

Amir Khan stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 5 loses and draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Billy Dib made his way to the ring with a record of 45 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Khan had a slight advantage in power over Dib, with a 61% knock out percentage over Dib's 58%.

Amir Khan was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Khan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Dib. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Amir Khan & Billy Dib fought out of an orthodox stance.

Khan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 11 months later than Dib, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 90 less professional rounds, 232 to Dib's 322.

Amir Khan went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC in the 147lb division.

Khan vs Dib form

Khan had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Terence Crawford on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Before that, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 7th May 2016 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Chris Algieri on 29th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Dib had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Tevin Farmer on 3rd August 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Technology Park, New South Wales, Australia.

Previous to that, he had won against Amphon Suriyo on 3rd June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Emporium Function Centre, Bankstown.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Sukpraserd Ponpitak on 26th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Emporium Function Centre, Bankstown.

Before that, he had lost to Takashi Miura on 1st May 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

He had beat Isaias Santos Sampaio on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Entertainment Centre, Hurstville, Australia.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Billy Dib had been fighting more than Amir Khan.

Going to this contest, Amir Khan had last fought 1 year 8 months and 30 days ago, while Billy Dib's last outing had been 2 years 5 months and 16 days ago.

Khan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Dib's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What time did Khan vs Dib start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm UTC at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Khan vs Dib?

Khan vs Dib was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.

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