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Pictured: Former WBA and IBF champion at 140 Amir Khan

During the two-day period of Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, two bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings in the near future took place. Those bouts were won by Amir Khan and Daud Yordan, both of whom were returning from lengthy stretches of inactivity.

Saturday, April 21, 2018-

Liverpool, Merseyside, England-

Super Welterweight Bout-
Amir Khan (32-4, 20 KOs)
TKO-1 0:39
Phil Lo Greco (28-4, 15 KOs)
- This was Khan's first bout since his KO-6 loss to Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on May 7, 2016.
- Khan weighed in at 150; Lo Greco at 149 1/4.
- Khan decked Lo Greco twice.

Sunday, April 22, 2018-

Ekaterinburg, Russia-

WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title-
Daud "Cino" Yordan (WBA #6; 38-3, 1 ND, 26 KOs)
KO-8 1:54
Champion Pavel Malikov (WBO #6, IBF #7, WBA #13, WBC #22; 13-1, 5 KOs)
- This was Yordan's first bout since his KO-2 win over Campee Singwancha (birth name: Campee Phayom) on March 25, 2017.
- Yordan ended the bout by landing a right hook to Malikov's ribs and a left to his head. The latter shot landed while Malikov, already in agony, was was starting to sink to the canvas.

Article By: Ken Pollitt