Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Khan vs Dib?
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 was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Also, on the undercard Prince Patel was defeated by Michell Banquez and Hughie Fury beat Samuel Peter.
Khan vs Dib stats
Amir Khan stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 5 loses and 0 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 0 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 2 years, 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, whose 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 at welterweight.
Khan vs Dib form
Khan had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Chris Algieri on 29th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Devon Alexander on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
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.
Hehad beat Isaias Santos Sampaio on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Entertainment Centre, Hurstville, Australia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Amir Khan had been fighting more than Billy Dib.
Going to this contest, Amir Khan had last fought 3 years, 1 month and 11 days ago, while Billy Dib's last outing had been 3 years, 2 months and 16 days ago.
Khan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Dib's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 16 days. 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.
What were the odds on Khan vs Dib?
Amir Khan was a 1/50 (-4999) favourite going into the contest, while Billy Dib made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.