Junior Welterweight

Khan vs. Garcia Results: 'Swift' Shocks the Heavily Favored Khan in TKO Win

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 13:  Boxer Danny Garcia poses on the scales during the official weigh-in at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on July 13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garcia will battle Amir Khan for the WBC/WBA unification super lightweight world championship on July 14 in Las Vegas.  (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Golden Boy Promotions)
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Mick AkersAnalyst IJuly 15, 2012

After all the hype was placed on Amir Khan to come in and beat Danny "Swift" Garcia, that all went out the window Saturday night, as Garcia took Khan out in a stunning fourth-round TKO victory.

Khan came out early and was dominating the action in Round 1, appearing to be too quick for the largely untested Garcia.

Garcia fought back and took a close second round, as the two began to open up on each other in the round.

The third round saw Garcia land a vicious counter shot, sending Khan crashing to the canvas in spectacular fashion.Khan somehow made it out of Round 3, even though he clearly was still dazed and close to being out on his feet.

The fourth round saw Khan take a barrage of power shots, but survive the early portion of the round. Khan then began to land a few shots of his own, but his choice to begin throwing shots while still dazed ultimately hurt in him in the end.

Garcia landed another power shot on Khan, to which referee, Kenny Bayless, gave Khan a standing count, ultimately stopping the bout, giving Garcia the unlikely victory.

With the huge win, Garica now has the WBA, WBC and The Ring junior welterweight titles and appears to be a star on the rise.

Khan will have to regroup after a shocking loss and contemplate his move to the welterweight division, where there are still some big fights to be had, even with this shocking loss.

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