Amir Khan v Phil Lo Greco – Liverpool results:
Amir Khan made his long-awaited comeback and he didn’t disappoint.
It was the former two-time world champion’s first fight in the UK in five years, he dispatched Phil Lo Greco and the job was done in just 39 SECONDS!
It was ‘King’ Khan’s first performance since his devastating loss to Canelo Alvarez back in 2016 and if some fans blinked, they may have missed it.
Eddie Hearn entered the ring looking smug, and rightly so.
His performance has reintroduced Khan back onto the world scene, somewhere he should never have vanished from.
Khan will know he’ll face sterner tests but he’ll be hoping to challenge for a world title or a showdown Kell Brook towards the back-end of next year.
Tommy Coyle produced a ruthless performance to reign supreme over Sean Dodd and claimed the Commonwealth title in the process.
It was a disciplined performance by Coyle, he sent Dodd to the canvas in round four before getting dropped again in round six.
The referee was left with no option but to halt the fight moments later.
Nigel Benn was in attendance as his son Conor, saw off Birmingham’s Chris Truman.
‘The Destroyer’ landed a ferocious uppercut in the fourth round to win the fight via KO at the Echo Arena.
Joe Gallagher-trained fighter Tasha Jonas picked up her first pro title as she overcame Taoussy L’Hadji to win the WBA international title.
It was an enthralling contest with the Scouse boxer having to grind L’Hadji down before stopping her durable opponent in round seven via TKO.
Jonas moves one step nearer to challenging for world glory and a super-fight against Katie Taylor could be on the cards in the near future.
Anthony Fowler delighted his home fans at the Echo Arena after producing yet another devastating performance – demolishing Ryan Toms in just two rounds.
The Liverpudlian delivered a sickening body shot to end proceedings and extend his unbeaten pro record to 6-0.
It was the perfect debut at 154lbs for ‘Savage’ Sam Eggington as he made light work of Achilles Szabo, blasting the Hungarian out inside two-rounds.
It’s a welcome return to winning ways for the Birmingham boxer following his defeat to Mohamed Mimoune last year.
Scott Fitzgerald carded an eight-round decision over Laszlo Fazekas before Tom Farrell halted Mwenya Chisanga.
Early action saw victories for Craig Glover and Qais Ashfaq.
Glover blasted out Ratu Latianara in the opening 30 seconds, whilst Ashfaq won every round of four against Ricky Starkey.
Also on the bill, Bilal Rehman secured a decisive points victory over Edvinas Puplauskas 60-55 with the ring official.
More results to follow…
Sean Dodd v Tommy Coyle
Amir Khan v Phil Lo Greco
Conor Benn v Chris Truman
Osman Aslam v Jose Hernandez
All pictures by Lawrence Lustig