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Amir Khan Knocks Zab Judah Out in Five Rounds

By Ryan Maquiñana, Rick Reeno and Ernest Gabion at ringside

Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada - Amir Khan (26-1, 18KOs) knocked out Zab Judah (41-7, 28KOs) in the fifth round to unify the WBA and IBF junior welterweight titles.

Khan established his jab as the range finder in the first round. Neither boxer put forth a workman-like effort in the first three minutes. It was more of a feeling out process by both. Judah displayed some very fast reflexes in the second round, making Khan miss a lot of his punches. During the final thirty seconds of the second, Khan began to find his target and Judah was bleeding from the mouth. At the start of the third, Judah was starting to connect with some very well timed counters. Khan went right back to his jab and the follow-up punches were once again landing. The right side of Judah's face was swelling up at this point, from an earlier clash of heads.

The fourth round showed a lot of defense by Judah. He was ducking and slipping many of Khan's punches, but not throwing any counters in return. Judah started to take some chances in the fith, but he wasn't able to connect and Khan was outworking him. During the round, it appeared that Judah got hit with a low blow and he fell down to his knees. The referee did not see the shot and scored it as a knockdown. He counted Judah out and Khan was credited with a knockout win.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 07-25-2011

Zab Judah is a moment stealer. Just like he stole the moment from Floyd just when he was about to KO him. Zab hit him with the low blow. Then he steals the moment from Clottey when he said he…

Comment by Gutz on 07-25-2011

[QUOTE=shenmue;10888149]At the end of the Broadcast on HBO they said Khan just beat the best fighter he has fought, do you think that Judah is the best that Khan has faced so far?. Kotelnik and Maidana are much better IMHO.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Lorily on 07-24-2011

[quote=Hard Boiled;10892628]You have been exposed here as a manipulative self-rightous uncle tom [B]who hates Khan more than he loves boxing.[/B] Bradleys problem with Gary Shaw is Bradley's problem with Gary Shaw! Dont expect Khan to give Bradley a handout, Bradley…

Comment by Hard Boiled on 07-24-2011

[QUOTE=Lorily;10892213]Uhh, I was responding to something someone else said so get it right. That's how it works you know - someone responds to your post and you respond back to what they said to you. If anything, why don't you…

Comment by tennis-legend on 07-24-2011

khan is number 3 on the P4P list wow if Khan beats morales and bradley then Khan moves upto number 2 (imo) maybe khan could be number 1

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