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· Anon.
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On Saturday in Manchester, Amir Khan will return to fight on British soil for the first time in over two years, as he looks to defeat the former titlist Julio Diaz at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena.

Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo is also in action on the same card, making his professional debut. Ahead of both meetings, we look back to 2005 - when it was Khan who was the wet-behind-the-ears Olympic hero making his first foray into professional boxing:

It is not a significant exaggeration to say that the Olympics changed Amir Khan's life virtually overnight.

Before the Games in Athens, the 17-year-old from Bolton was considered a gifted amateur prospect, but the event was considered more of a learning experience for the lightweight, ahead of a medal tilt Beijing in four years' time, than a coming out party.
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