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Khan Caught by the Perfect Knockout Punch

Last night, it looked as if Amir Khan was going to live up to his pre-fight promise of beating Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez by using his superior footwork and had speed.

That was until Amir dropped his guard for one moment and was caught by the perfect, powerful right-hand from the champion, knocking him out cold before he’d hit the canvas.

Talking about the one-punch knockout, the respect boxer and boxing pundit, Paulie Malignaggi, had this to say,

'Amir was boxing beautiful; it was a very cerebral fight from him.

'Canelo knew he was getting scored on and it was a beautiful performance up until that point. It was a shame that punch came.

'It was one of the knockouts of the year. A sensational one-punch knockout.

'You almost feel bad for Amir though as he was making you wonder how Canelo was going to break him down.'


And as for Amir, who will now have to ponder his next career move, the Bolton fighter had some reassuring words for his fans,

'I wanted to go out there as a champion, but unfortunately I didn't make it to the end.

'This challenge came and it was hard to turn down.


Could Khan now drop back down to welterweight to take on Kell Brook, or is it the end of the road for the man from Bolton?


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 8 2016

Time: 10:27AM

 

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