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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.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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