MMA: Amir Khan to unveil new, aggressive side at Saturday's One Championship fight

Amir Khan said he wants to finish South Korean opponent Lee Sung Jong in the first round.
Amir Khan said he wants to finish South Korean opponent Lee Sung Jong in the first round.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - 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 on Friday (May 18) and insists the home crowd will see a new improved version of himself.

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