British Heavyweight legend Lennox Lewis has confirmed he will be in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Friday 12th July to watch Amir Khan in his showdown with Billy Dibb.
Two-time World Champions Khan and Dib will clash in a spectacular setting at the King Abdullah Sports City for the Vacant WBC International Welterweight title, televised exclusively live in the UK on free-to-air Channel 5.
Lewis, the former Unified WBC, IBF & WBA World Heavyweight Champion, announced on his Instagram account @mrlennoxlewis that he will be at ringside for the highly anticipated showdown in the desert.
I’ve watched @amirkingkhan career unfold from he became the youngest British boxing Olympic medalist to unified world champion.. and everything else in between – “I’m a celebrity, get me out of here” 😀 🥊
I’ll be in Jeddah to witness another chapter, Khan vs Dib.. #KhanDib🥊
|More legendary boxing champion and celebrities will be at ringside for the big fight and will be announced regularly.|
The event titled Red Sea Fight Night during the Saudi Seasons is a boxing extravaganza with three further big Championship titles fights on the show: Hughie Fury vs. Samuel Peter – Championship Title TBC; Prince Patel vs. Michell Banquez – IBO World Bantamweight Championship; Dave Penalosa vs. Lerato Dlamini – WBC Silver Featherweight ChampionshipAn action packed undercard also features British middleweight talent Michael Hennessy Jr. vs Abdul Julaidan Fatah; Super-bantamweight contest Amandeep Singh vs Shakhobidin Zoirov; Lightweight contest Zuhayr Al Qahtani vs. Farhad Hazratzada; Super-featherweight contest Lolito Sonsona vs. Isack Junior; Welterweight contest Rodrigo Caraballo vs. Sajid Abid and Heavyweight Contest Ali Kiydin vs. Hemi Ahio.
|Khan v Dib is exclusively live in the UK on free-to-air Channel 5 and the undercard on 5Spike on Friday 12th July.|