Amir Khan knocked out by Saul Canelo Alvarez brutal right hand in sixth-round defeat,Amir Khan was knocked out inside six rounds as his brave title challenge in his David v Goliath clash with Canelo came to an abrupt end.
Khan fought well and had edged the first five rounds on most observers’ scorecards as he hit and moved.
But Canelo caught up with him in the sixth and connected with a couple of shots before delivering his devastating one-punch KO.
He caught Khan flush on the left side of his jaw and the challenger was out before he hit the canvas.
Khan lay flat on his back with his arms by his side – in shades of and referee Kenny Bayless waved it off without even bothering to start counting.
Khan was eventually helped from the ring and he deserves huge credit for his brave challenge.
Amir Khan knocked out by Canelo Alvarez in sixth round
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Amir Khan knocked out by Saul Canelo Alvarez brutal right hand in
The Mexican produced a sickening blow that left Khan out cold on the canvas to retain his WBC middleweight title
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