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Amir Khan keeps WBA title

Updated: April 16, 2011, 7:24 PM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Amir Khan retained his WBA light welterweight title on points after Paul McCloskey was stopped by the referee in the sixth round because of a nasty cut over his left eye on Saturday.

Referee Luiz Pabon deemed the cut to have come from an accidental clash of heads, and summoned ringside doctor Phil Sahu, who believed McCloskey couldn't continue with blood seeping into his eye and impairing his vision.

McCloskey disagreed but Pabon sent the fight to scorecards, ...

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