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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