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Amir Khan to fight Julio Diaz April 27

Updated: February 28, 2013, 12:26 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Since 2010, England's Amir Khan has fought six of his past seven bouts in the United States, but there's no place like home.

The former unified junior welterweight titleholder will return to England to face former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz in a scheduled 12-round bout on April 27 (Showtime) at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday. They will meet at a maximum weight of 143 pounds, since Khan has been fighting at 140 and Diaz has been at ...

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