Amir Khan defeats Marcos Maidana
LAS VEGAS -- Amir Khan successfully defended his WBA 140-pound title with a narrow unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana on Saturday night, surviving the stiffest test of his career with guts and skill.
Khan (24-1, 17 KOs) knocked down Maidana with 10 seconds left in the first round of the British champion's Las Vegas debut with a vicious left hand to the body, and the fight never really slowed down.
The free-swinging Maidana seemed to be close to stopping Khan during a brilliant ...
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