Apr 21 2018
Saturday

Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

10 rounds contest
@ Welterweight
Phil Lo Greco
Lo Greco
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31-4-0
TKO 1
TKO 1
28-3-0

The tape

34
Age
37
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
MDUDRTDTKOUD
31
Wins
28
19
By KO
15
61
KO%
54
4
Loses
3
0
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2006

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Amir Khan vs Phil Lo Greco report

Who won Khan vs Lo Greco?

Amir Khan beat Phil Lo Greco by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

The undercard featured the clash of Dodd vs Coyle for the CBC Commonwealth Lightweight championship.

Khan vs Lo Greco stats

Amir Khan stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Phil Lo Greco made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Khan had a slight advantage in power over Lo Greco, with a 61% knock out percentage over Lo Greco's 54%.

Amir Khan was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Khan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lo Greco. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Amir Khan & Phil Lo Greco fought out of an orthodox stance.

Khan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 8 months earlier than Lo Greco, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 70 more professional rounds, 232 to Lo Greco's 162.

Khan vs Lo Greco form

Khan had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Devon Alexander on 13th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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.

What time did Khan vs Lo Greco start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Khan vs Lo Greco?

Khan vs Lo Greco was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

What were the odds on Khan vs Lo Greco?

Amir Khan was a 1/20 (-1999) favourite going into the contest, while Phil Lo Greco made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

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