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Khan thumps gutsy Gomez in U.K. shootout

Welcome to the big leagues, Amir Khan. The precocious English prospect showed guts and gusto in rising from a knockdown to blast out Michael Gomez in five pulsating rounds.

Originally Published: June 23, 2008
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A roundup of last week's notable boxing results from around the world:

Saturday at Memphis

Welterweight Andre Berto TKO7 Miki RodriguezWins a vacant interim welterweight title

Records: Berto, 22-0, 19 KOs; Rodriguez, 29-3, 23 KOs

Rafael's remark: At 24, Berto, a 2004 Olympian and the 2006 ESPN.com prospect of the year, is fulfilling his potential. Blessed with tremendous talent and terrific speed and power, Berto claimed a title belt ...

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