Canelo Alvarez knocks out Amir Khan in 6th round of WBC middleweight fight

10:22 AM | 8 May, 2016
Canelo Alvarez knocks out Amir Khan in 6th round of WBC middleweight fight
LAS VEGAS (Staff Report) - Mexican boxer  Canelo Alvarez on Sunday knocked out Pakistan-British boxer  Amir Khan during their WBC middleweight fight in Las Vegas.

According to official scorecards, Khan was knocked in 6th round, when Alvarez struck him with a monster punch. It took Alvarez 2 mins 37 seconds of round 6 to eliminate Khan.

As far as scores are concerned, Amir Khan was lagging behind on the cards of two judges with 48-47 and 49-46 respectively, while he was leading with 48-47 on the card of Adelaide Byrd.

This was Khan's fourth defeat in his 35th fight, while Alvarez moved to 47-1-1. The attendance was around 16,540 by the end of fight.

Following the game, Amir Khan was taken to hospital for check up. However his promoter Oscar De La Hoya said that he was rushed to hospital on "precautionary grounds," and was in good condition.

Amir Khan also tweeted to congratulate the winner, while he also said thanks to his fans around the world.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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