Amir Khan heads back to Sky Sports
In a move that will likely not be music to the ears of Primetime and Boxnation, it has been unveiled that WBA and IBF light-welterweight Amir Khan shall be heading back to Sky Sports for a 3-fight deal.
Amir Khan will defend his WBA and IBF Light-Welterweight world titles against Lamont Peterson, live on Sky Sports on December 10th.
Live coverage of the Peterson showdown, from National Convention Center in Washington DC, will be the first of three fights featuring Khan to be shown as part of a new deal.
"I'm delighted to be on Sky Sports," Said Amir
"They are dedicated to broadcasting the biggest fights, so I'm excited about working together again.
"Fighting in America can make it difficult for my British fans to see me live in action, but being on Sky Sports means they can cheer me on and enjoy the fight as it happens from home.
"I'm training harder than ever for this fight and I guarantee the fans won't want to miss it!"
Barney Francis Managing Director of Sky Sports said: "This is great news for Sky subscribers.
"We're pleased to welcome Amir back, and delighted to be showing his next three fights on Sky Sports.
"Khan v Peterson follows a great autumn of boxing on Sky Sports and this fight will be part of a great month of boxing that includes four world title fights and some of the biggest names in British and world boxing."
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