SAMUEL Vargas is heading to Birmingham for the biggest night of his career.
The Colombian-Canadian arrives in the UK for the first time hoping to stun Amir Khan when the pair meet at the Birmingham Arena on September 8.
Who is Amir Khan's opponent Samuel Vargas?
BORN in Bogota, Vargas turned professional in 2010 when he was just 20 year old.
He is a dual-citizen of both Colombia and Canada, with almost all of his 33 pro fights coming in Quebec or Ontario.
Vargas won his first major belt in 2013, taking the NCC Welterweight championship when he knocked out Manolis Plaitis.
And he's the current WBA-NABA Welterweight title holder, which he's successfully defended four times since 2016.
Vargas has also fought American pair Errol Spence Jr and Danny Garcia, but was beaten by both.
How old is he?
HEADING into one of the biggest bouts of his career, Vargas is confident of stunning Kahn in Birmingham.
Born in April 1989, he is currently 29 years old.
What is his boxing record?
VARGAS has fought at welterweight since his pro debut and has an impressive knockout ratio.
Of his 33 fights, he has won 29 of them, with twelve coming by way of KO.
His three defeats have come to Spence, Garcia and Pablo Munguia, whilst he contested a drawn bout with Mauro Maximiliano Godoy back in June.