Resort World Sentosa in Singapore, as part of a
historic card promoted by Ringstar Asia
featuring seven (!) UBO championship fights,
Khan entered the fight at 6-1 (3), and was
considered a favorite against 4-1 (2) New
Zealand-challenger Chase “Hellboy” Haley.
ensued was probably the best UBO title fight of
2017, and certainly the fight of the night, as
the fighters went to war for ten breath-raking
rounds, with the sizable crowd on their feet in
amazement from start to finish.
who had not gone past six rounds in his previous
outings, started best as he knocked Khan down in
the first round. But the champion beat the count
of referee Kriangsak Thonghong, and went on to
return the favor in round five.