Amir Khan denies ‘quit’ claim and says Terence Crawford hit him ‘in the balls’
• British fighter claims low blow in sixth left him unable to move
• WBO welterweight champion casts doubt on Khan’s explanation
Amir Khan spent nearly the entirety of Saturday night’s doomed challenge for Terence Crawford’s WBO welterweight title on the defensive after he was floored and nearly stopped in the opening round.
So it continued for the former two-times junior welterweight champion into a post-fight press conference that often felt like a deposition as Khan, whose marked-up face told the grim tale of the evening, found himself on the back foot once more amid a flurry of inquiries over the controversial finish.