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 Last update:  7/15/2012       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Garcia: Erik Morales Took My Shots, Amir Khan Could Not
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Amir Khan admits he only has himself to blame after suffering a crushing fourth-round stoppage defeat to massive underdog Danny Garcia in Las Vegas.

Khan was floored three times as American Garcia exploited the Englishman's naive tactics to keep his WBC light-welterweight title and snatch his opponent's WBA belt.

Garcia, now 24-0 (15KOs) said: "I always knew I was going to win this fight and I'm now a unified champion at 140lbs.

"I needed a great fighter in front of me to show how good a fighter I am.

"Now everyone knows. I'm a killer. I will fight anyone, anywhere, anytime.

"I hit him with the same shots I hit Erik Morales with when I won the title last time and that shows you how great a fighter Morales is.

"People said he was old but he took those shots all night long and Khan couldn't take them."

The Philadelphia man added: "We knew Khan was going to come out fast because he thought I had no power but I waited and stepped up to use the power and speed I have, and it worked.

"I was going to fight until the death, just like he did. Now I want to continue to fight the best."

Khan flew out of the blocks and was in control of the early action.

Garcia was trailing - and cut over the eye - when the fight exploded in the third round.

A counter left from Garcia floored Khan hard and he got to his feet quickly but was clearly devoid of his senses.

Referee Kenny Bayless scandalously allowed it to go on - Khan had no idea where he was - and the Briton was saved by the bell as Garcia threw a massive right and a left on the bell had Khan struggling again.

After a minute to recover Khan looked in better shape for the fourth. Garcia threw huge power shots in search of the stoppage and Khan was soon down again, this time from a right, which saw him trip on the rope.

Khan somehow survived and amazingly began firing shots back as the two men stood and traded crashing blows.

The Bolton fighter briefly had the upper hand, landing a nice uppercut. But he was then down a third time when he was caught by a glancng left and right to the temple.

Again he got up quickly, but when Bayless stared into his eyes, the referee finally decided enough was enough.

Tags: Amir Khan , Danny Garcia , Khan-Garcia , Khan vs Garcia


 

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comment by SlimTim, on 07-15-2012
[QUOTE=dorruel2.0]No its not. Unlike when he fought Garcia Morales was drained when he got knocked out both times[/QUOTE]Morales was drained against Garcia too. He had to kill himself to try and make 140 and couldn't. There was no life in his legs and the only reason he didn't get KO'd is becau...

comment by dorruel2.0, on 07-15-2012
[QUOTE=hugh grant]This is making Pac look better and better. Morales couldnt take Pacs punches when Morales was young and no one had ever stopped Morales.[/QUOTE] No its not. Unlike when he fought Garcia Morales was drained when he got knocked out both times

comment by Camp Beast, on 07-15-2012
Just shows how much Morales really has left in the tank. If only he had disciplined himself a little more. He was winning the Garcia fight until he got dropped in the 10th. Garcia isn't that good technically and a smart fighter with a solid chin will beat him. Garcia's chin and his power are his ...

comment by joe strong, on 07-15-2012
garcia had beaten nate campbell, kendall holt & eric morales leading into this fight. all 3 were past their best but still quality names on the resume. there is no doubt khan looked past him & was thinking about mayweather. that's a huge mistake looking beyond an opponent, just ask monte barrett ...

comment by hugh grant, on 07-15-2012
This is making Pac look better and better. Morales couldnt take Pacs punches when Morales was young and no one had ever stopped Morales.

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