British light welterweight Amir Khan added the IBF title to his growing trophy cabinet by stopping veteran Zab Judah last night at Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
From the start, Khan showed no respect for former unified welterweight champion Judah of Brooklyn, wasting very little time before launching right hand bombs at his shorter rival.
Judah threw very little during the first two rounds as Khan kept the southpaw on the defensive with long jabs and lunging right hands.
"Super Judah" did manage a few sharp counters that caused the sometimes wild Khan to become more careful but the 25 year old from Bolton, England put forth a much higher work rate.
No longer possessing the reflexes of his younger days, 33 year old Judah was getting caught flatfooted by Khan's jabs and at times by the right hands, and could not keep up with the pace of his antagonist. More...