LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 11:  Amir Khan of England... 

Amir Khans trainer Freddie Roach was close to pulling him out of the ring to save him from a battering before he secured his stunning points win over Marcos Maidana here.

Khan suffered a savage pummelling in the 10th round before bravely retaining his WBA light-welterweight belt in a unanimous points decision at the Mandalay Bay hotel.
“It crossed my mind that I might have to pull him out,” said Roach. “But when I got him back on the stool he seemed pretty clear and his responses were good. by  Read more: 
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  • stei54 – US

    I thought Khan was going to go in the 10th! 11th and 12th, but throughout the fight both looked vunerable to the heavy shots each one was throwing. The body shot in the first round that dropped Maidana was a sweet shot delivered perfectly going from head to body quick so Maidana couldnt anticipate it! overall a top top fight between two of the best light-welters in the world, Fight of the year for me! rematch????