Crowd brawl interrupts Amir Khan interview in Los Angeles

Amir Khan Press Conference

Amir Khan was certainly caught off-guard when conducting an interview at Mikey Garcia's fight with Robert Easter Jr just a few weeks ago.

As you can see in a video that has only recently attracted some attention, the 31-year-old was explaining to YouTube channel, Xicana Boxing, that he is set to take on Samuel Vargas in Birmingham on September 8 in what shapes as an eliminator for the WBA title.

Just as Khan was explaining the importance of the bout as he looks to make his way back up the rankings, a brawl in the crowd took place, catching everyone off guard and requiring Khan to take some evasive action.

Various men are seen throwing punches towards each other, as tensions boiled over at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Khan will obviously be hoping he can similarly avoid too many punches heading in his direction when he goes toe-to-toe with Vargas.

After the disruption, Khan said how much he enjoyed being back in the US but his number one focus is defeating the 29-year-old.

Vargas will be a stern test for Khan and he boasts an impressive record of 29 wins from his 34 fights.

The Colombian has not been afraid to take on the big guns throughout the division in the form of Errol Spence Jr and Danny Garcia, but lost via technical knock-out on both occasions.

For his part, Khan is coming off the quickest knock-out of his career as he ended Phil Lo Greco's night in just 39 seconds in his first encounter for nearly two years.

Amir Khan v Phil Lo Greco @ Echo Arena Liverpool

Amazingly he had knocked out the Canadian after 15 seconds and while he got up from that, Khan didn't take long to put him out of his misery once and for all.

Khan has big plans as he aims to be a world champion again and had cited the likes of Kell Brook, Errol Spence and Manny Pacquaio as potential opponents he would like to face.

If he can get over the hurdle of Vargas, the offers will surely come through thick and fast.

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