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Last Updated: Saturday, 14 May, 2005, 20:17 GMT 21:17 UK
Roundwatch: Khan v Kindelan
All the action from Bolton as Amir Khan beats Olympic conqueror Mario Kindelan.


Round four: Khan 19-13 Kindelan
Khan steals the first point of the round. Kindelan shows hunger as he goes on the attack, but he has no answer for Khan's quick hands. A huge shot from Khan, signs off the victory that will send him towards the pros.

Round three: Khan 12-8 Kindelan
The pace slows at the start of the third as both fighters look for gaps. Then Khan explodes to life, picking off Kindelan with amazing hand speed. When the clock winds down, the Briton leads by four points.

Round two: Khan 7-5 Kindelan
Great stuff from Khan as the contest heats up - he lands with a good right as Kindelan grabs on and then opens up a four-point lead, before his wily Cuban rival closes the gap again.

Round one: Khan 2-1 Kindelan
The boxers touch gloves and then get down to business. It takes more than a minute for the first point to score and it goes to Khan. Kindelan gets back with a clever punch of his own but the Briton has a slender lead at the end of a cagey first two minutes.


Build-up: The fighters are in the ring and Amir Khan - who entered to "Show me the way to Amir-rillo (sic)" - looks composed ahead of what should be his final amateur bout.

The 18-year-old is set sign a three-year professional deal with promoter Frank Warren whether or not he gets revenge on Mario Kindelan, the man who beat him in the 2004 Olympic lightweight final.

A boisterous crowd is on hand at Bolton's Reebok Stadium and boxers Ricky Hatton, Nigel Benn are at ringside with Bolton boss Sam Allardyce, cricket ace Freddie Flintoff and rowing star James Cracknell.

Kindelan, who has won two Olympic titles in a glorious 18-year amateur career, has vowed to retire after the contest.

There will be four two-minute rounds and the boxer with the most points - as scored by five judges - wins the contest.


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