Well done to Amir Khan on his blistering return to the ring

Kell Brook confronts Amir Khan

Amir Khan returns to boxing with incredible 39-second KO

Liverpool: Former world champion Amir Khan returned to the ring with a bang on Saturday as he knocked out Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds of his first fight in two years.

Khan, fighting for the first time in two years, first dropped Canada's Lo Greco after just 13 seconds.

Khan celebrated wildly after almost five years away from a British ring and then stoked up his rivalry with Kell Brook, who was watching from ringside.

Well, a poll by Sky Sports has revealed that 10% of you don't think it will happen, with 50% of you backing Kell Brook to win, leaving 40% of you saying Khan will win.

Khan showed no signs of ring rust in his return to the ring and made easy work of his Canadian opponent in a display which showed off his renowned hand speed. He held the WBA super lightweight title from 2009-12. His professional record is 34 wins (20 by knockout) and four defeats.

"I have been out of the ring for two years, but I was still in the gym working hard, I have never taken a day off". I've had a hand operation and the hand felt good in the fight. "I wanted to prove a point coming back", he told the BBC. I'm a 147lb fighter.

"After the Canelo loss you went on a losing streak - family, wife, and then you go out and tweet to the heavyweight champion of the world". That fight I'm not rushing and I'm not running away from.

"I will fight Kell Brook and I will beat Kell Brook".

"I'd like to fight [Adrien] Broner". I saw I hurt him with the left hook and it was over.

Promoter for both fighters Eddie Hearn stated after that the British public seem desperate for the fight to happen, and is hoping to give them what they want this year, potentially in a sold out Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

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