Amir Khan, meet Canelo Alvarez. Or, more specifically, meet his right hand.
The most anticipated fight in boxing this side of Mayweather-Pacquiao went down on Saturday night—and the match did not disappoint.
After six rounds of going back and forth—Khan using his speed against Canelo’s brute strength—the hugely popular Mexican fighter connected with a brutal punch to knock out his opponent. Khan was out of commission before he even hit the mat:
Monday morning hitting us like... https://t.co/l6m1P6H8SA
— The Sports Junky (@TheSportsJunky1) May 9, 2016
Khan had been asking for a major fight for years, and on Saturday he got it—even if it wasn’t the result he’d been hoping for.
— The Sports Junky (@TheSportsJunky1) May 8, 2016