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Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

Amir Khan vs Billy Dib RESULT: Brit blows smaller man away with fourth-round knockout, calls out Manny Pacquiao

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TOO STRONG It was a simple night's work for Khan Amir Khan floored Billy Dib twice to secure a fourth-round knockout on Friday night in Saudi Arabia. The Brit made his physical attributes tell against his overmatched, undersized, late-replacement opponent and put him away without any trouble. Getty The performance echoed Khan’s comeback win over Phil Lo Greco last year In the opening round, the size difference between the pair was blatant as super-featherweight Dib jumped up 17lbs to face welterweight Khan on short notice. Although nothing hugely significant landed from either man, it seemed to be only a matter of time. Come the second, this theory proved true as the Brit decked the Australian with a big left hook. Dib survived the
Ex-teacher Horn shocks champion Pacquiao to win WBO title

Ex-teacher Horn shocks champion Pacquiao to win WBO title

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Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned champion Manny Pacquiao to win the WBO world welterweight title with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane.The three judges scored the fight 117-111, 115-113, 115-113 to the 29-year-old Australian at Lang Park."That's the decision of the judges. I respect that," said 38-year-old Pacquiao.The Filipino, an eight-weight world champion, has now lost four of his past nine fights.Horn, 29, was aggressive from the opening bell, although Pacquiao's left jabs scored points in the early stages.Horn, who has now won 17 and drawn one of his 18 bouts, caused Pacquiao problems during the middle rounds and cut him above both eyes.The veteran fought back with a brilliant counter-attack in the ninth round, only for Horn to win the 10th.Both fighters tired in the fin...