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Rubio named Khan's trainer after highly publicized search

Updated: July 27, 2008, 2:48 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Lightweight contender Amir Khan's highly publicized search for a trainer ended in something of a surprise when the 2007 ESPN.com prospect of the year and England's brightest young star named Jorge Rubio as his chief second on Saturday.

Khan (18-0, 14 KOs) parted ways with Oliver Harrison in April and worked with Dean Powell for his June 21 victory against Michael Gomez before launching a search for a new trainer. It brought him to the United States to meet and work out with such high-profile ...

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