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Khan destroys Salita in one round!

Amir Khan TKO1 Dimitriy Salita... WBA super lightweight champion Amir Khan only needed 76 seconds to dispose of previously undefeated Dimitriy Salita.  Both men started behind their jabs, but it was Khan who immediately dropped Salita with a right hand.  Salita rose from the canvas on wobbly legs.  Khan attacked with a barrage of punches, prompting the referee Luis Pabon to stop the fight.  With the impressive win, Khan has successfully made his first title defense. Khan's technical improvements, under the tutilage of trainer Freddie Roach, has been noticable. The fight took place at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England. Should HBO go through with their lightweight tournament next year, Khan would certainly be a fine fixture in that tournament.

On the undercard:

Kevin Mitchell W12 Breidis Prescott
WBO lightweight title eliminator