Khan and Ogogo triumph in the ring in Sheffield

British boxer Amir Khan has kept his hopes of punching his way to another world title fight alive on a night which saw Olympian Anthony Ogogo began his pro career with a win.

Amir Khan is tipped to be only one more win away from earning a title shot after losing his belts in 2011. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Headline-act Khan was knocked to the canvas in the fourth round in Sheffield but stayed strong against Mexico's Julio Diaz to claim a hard-fought points victory at the Motorpoint Arena.

The 26-year-old from Bolton said Julio Diaz had been one of his toughest opponents. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Earlier Ogogo, a bronze medallist at London 2012, defeated veteran Kieron Gray with a knockout in the second round on his professional debut.

The referee ruled Kieron Gray unfit to continue after a right hook from Anthony Ogogo. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire