Las Vegas : Pakistan origin British boxer Amir Khan Sunday defeated American Luis Collazo after a unanimous decision, 119-104, 119-104, 117-106. Former World Champion Amir Khan in a 12-round welterweight fight won by 117-106 against the US boxer Luis Collazo at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino here.
From the very outset, Pak origin British boxer had prevailed over his opponent, while in the 9th round Collazo made a mark, but Amir Khan soon made it up in the 10th round and the fight continued till the final and 12th round leaving Callazo badly beaten and bruised. The jury unanimously decided in favour of Amir Khan and declared him the winner on points.
Following this victory, the chances of Amir Khan’s fight with the Champion Floyd Mayweather has increased and has paved the way for his becoming welterweight chanpion. Amir Khan after the fight said that he had gone through a rigorous training program in preparation for this fight against Collazo.