Florian Marku demands ‘give me Amir Khan’ after stopping Chris Jenkins | Boxing News


Florian Marku produced a stunning fourth-round stoppage of Chris Jenkins to retain the IBF international welterweight title and immediately demanded: “Give me Amir Khan!”

The Albanian, roared on by a large and vociferous support in Newcastle on the undercard of Savannah Marshall’s world title defence against Femke Hermans, was pushed by former British champion Jenkins in the early rounds.

But a huge right hook from Marku to Jenkins’ head in the fourth set up a devastating sequence of punches which resulted in referee Steve Gray waving off the contest and seeing the former mixed martial arts fighter move to a record of 11(7)-0-1.

British fighter Chris Kongo, mentioned as a potential next opponent, was among those watching ringside, but Marku immediately turned his attention to some of the biggest names in the division, including former world champion…

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