Khan, Judah Trade Words Over The Final KO Punch

Amir Khan was left to deny accusations he floored Zab Judah with a low blow as he clinched his light-welterweight unification fight with a fifth-round stoppage in Las Vegas.

Judah was left angered after he was counted out after he had believed he would be given time to recover from a punch he thought was below the belt.

Sections of the Mandelay Bay Events Centre were left booing as Khan was handed the victory, to ensure the Bolton fighter added the IBF world title to his own WBA belt.

"He went down. It was above the belt," Khan said in an interview aired on Radio Five Live.

"It was nowhere near below (the belt). It was a great shot.

"Zab's a great fighter. I respect him a lot."

Judah did not agree with his rival's assessment, claiming: "Everyone in world who saw the fight will see that's a low blow.

"I thought he (the referee) was giving me time to get up.

"He then said 'over'. I thought he was giving me a standing eight-count. I didn't understand that."

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

[QUOTE=jbin333;10889471]judah is a lying fool.....he knows if there's a low blow, ref stops the action allows the fighter up to 5mins to recover...there's no such thing as an 8 count for a low blow...there's an 8 count if ref sees…

Comment by kfcfloydiots on 07-25-2011

If Zab is too dazed to hear the Ref count the numbers, then he deserved to lose. By the way, I saw that punch. It was right on the button and completely legal.

Comment by VERILY on 07-24-2011

[QUOTE=crillz;10891546]I clearly played it back too if you didn't notice, when Khan had his left[/QUOTE] Yeah, I was saying that you don't have to show me the tape, I saw it already and he didn't hold Zab's head down, even…

Comment by Integrital on 07-24-2011

[QUOTE=crillz;10891559]I did that to explain why I said what I said in my original post [url][/url] I was basically trying to break down why I said what I said which if you really think about it isn't bad, I'm not…

Comment by crillz on 07-24-2011

[QUOTE=23|1|26|1|1;10891563]Another myth that needs to be debunked. Judah has an inch reach advantage over Khan. Th HBO crew had it wrong. And Amir only had 1 lb weight advantage over Judah.[/QUOTE] I'm talking about his frame obviously, I'm talking about…

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