Mixed martial arts: Amir Khan aims for quick end to fight

Singaporean fighter intends to let his natural reflexes dictate terms in lightweight bout

One Championship MMA exponents Christian Lee and Amir Khan giving underprivileged children from Fei Yue Centre a workshop on punching and kicking at the SGX Centre yesterday. SGX announced One Championship as the official fitness partner for this yea
One Championship MMA exponents Christian Lee and Amir Khan giving underprivileged children from Fei Yue Centre a workshop on punching and kicking at the SGX Centre yesterday. SGX announced One Championship as the official fitness partner for this year's SGX Bull Charge run.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

A loss to Russian Timofey Nastyukhin in February ended his six-fight winning streak and cost him a shot at One Championship's lightweight title, but mixed martial arts fighter Amir Khan is looking to get back to winning ways immediately

The Singaporean, who has won nine of his 12 career bouts, takes on Lee Sung Jong in a lightweight (77kg) bout at the Singapore Indoor Stadium tomorrow and insists the home crowd will see a new, improved version of him.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2018, with the headline 'Amir eyes quick end to fight'. Print Edition | Subscribe