Khan beats Lo Greco in just 39 seconds on British return

It was Khan's first fight in two years.

It meant Khan delivered an emphatic statement to Kell Brook, who was watching on from ringside, ahead of a possible all-British grudge match between the two Matchroom stable mates.

The long-term foes were brought together in the post-fight interview following Khan's Sky Sports-televised stoppage of the Canadian visitor. He held the WBA super lightweight title from 2009-12. I will fight and beat Kell Brook and the world knows it. Brook's been living off my name for a long time.

"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". He's got the fastest hands I've been in with.

Khan added: "I want to give the United Kingdom fans some big fights and sell out arenas and stadiums".

Lo Greco got back to his feet, but then fell into another bought of punches from Khan before collapsing by the ropes, leading Victor Loughlin to call the fight 40 seconds in.

Khan had not fought since a knockout loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in May 2016, but showed no lingering mental scars as he ruthlessly attacked Lo Greco from the opening bell. I'm a 147lb fighter. "I want to become a world champion this year or next year".

Khan even mentioned as much straight away after last night's fight. Khan declared that a fight with his Sheffield foe Kell Brook "could happen down the line", but that this summer he favoured a fight with the Americans Adrien Broner or Danny Garcia in a stadium in the United Kingdom. "I am a stronger, better fighter".

"I'm just going to wait and see because it's always changing".

I think this is a good fight and will still sell our in the UK.

  • Rosalie Stanley