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Khan vs. Slavchev

Haroon Khan faces Stefan Slavchev in pro debut on April 27 at Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield

1319SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND, April 10 – Talented prospect Haroon Khan will take his first bow in the professional ranks against 20-year-old Bulgarian Stefan Slavchev (3-7, 1 KO) at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield on April 27.

The 2010 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist has decided to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious older brother, Amir, and turn professional with his first fight taking place on the undercard of the ‘Khan vs. Diaz: The Return of the King’ bill.

The super-flyweight contest will be a four-round bout, with the 21-year-old Bolton youngster up against a tricky opponent who is looking to forge his own path in the sport. Continue reading