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Did Khan show any noticeable improvements against "Carlos Molina"?

Amir Khan: improved or not?

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I just posted this in the rbr and thought the topic probably deserves a thread of it's own.

Khan looked exactly the same to me. I didn't really notice any improvements at all to be honest. He made all the same mistakes where he just flurries with shots and leaves himself wide open. Just this time he was up against a smaller and not very good (but tough) guy. If he was against a Maidana, Peterson or Garcia (hell maybe even Prescott still) I think Khan would've lost last night.

But it was his first fight back since a big KO loss and he's only had one training camp with Virgil Hunter. So perhaps there's still time to iron out the flaws but I'm not convinced.

Unfortunately I think he'll lose badly again within the next 2 or 3 fights (unless he's kept away from the top competition which I doubt).
Do you think Amir Khan made any noticeable improvements in his win over "Carlos Molina" last night?
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He was tagged repeatedly last night. Right hands, left hooks, and body shots, all found their mark over and over. I actually thought Molina closed the gap rather well in the middle rounds, but it shouldn't have been allowed to get that far. Khan had him hurt in the first and he should have pounced in the second and third. But he didn't. He tried to show everyone he had improved by using his jab, when in reality it was just giving Molina a way into the fight. The only thing he did differently was that he stopped putting his hands in the air when he was tagged, but he still tried to fight his way out of trouble like he did with Roach.

This is gonna sound really harsh because the guy won every round comfortably, but if a guy like Molina can have success in getting close ad seemingly tagging khan hard (I'm sure he felt a few), then the real pressure fighter guys will wipe the floor with him. He didn't show any improvements to me
That said, I never expected him to change after one camp
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