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Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win

Amir Khan stops Zab Judah in spectacular fashion with fifth round knockout

Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Amir Khan celebrates his fifth round knockout of Zab Judah in their light-welterweight unification fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Getty Images)
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Amir Khan poses after his win against Zab Judah. The victory has made a match against Floyd Mayweather Jr in the UK next year a near certainty.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Khan, newly crowned as the WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion, poses with his trainer Freddie Roach.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
24-year-old Amir Khan enters the ring to take on Zab Judah. (Getty Images)
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
(L-R) Amir Khan throws a left at Zab Judah. A fierce shot to Judah's body was enough to earn Khan the IBF crown to go alongside the WBA title he has defended since 2009.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Khan hunted Judah down in the fifth round, drilling a solid left through his guard and his head.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
(L-R) Trainer Freddie Roach talks with his fighter Amir Khan. In a press event after the fight, Roach described the match as "one of Amir's best performances".
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
(R-L) Amir Khan throws a right at Zab Judah during their light-welterweight unification fight in Las Vegas
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Referee Vic Drakulich stands over Judah after his knock out in the fifth round.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Referee Vic Drakulich stands over Judah after his knock out in the fifth round.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
(R-L) Judah throws a right at the head of Amir Khan.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Zab Judah talks with promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events as they watch a replay of the knockout punch from Amir Khan.
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
A general view of the stadium at the light-welterweight unification fight in Las Vegas
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Speaking after the fight, Britain's Amir Khan said he believed he would be ready to fight undefeated Floyd Mayweather "within the next 12 months".
Amir Khan set for Mayweather clash after Judah win
Amir Khan (L) and Zab Judah during the weigh in to preview their Super Lightweight World Campionship Unification match at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre on July 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Getty Images)