Re: Was Khan even hit on the chin/jaw when he went down?
Re-watching the fight. It's actually interesting to see how many shots Khan got hit by. He took quite a few blows in each round, some were pretty flush. But I don't think he was as hurt as people say he was, when he went down, he seems to have pretty shit balance sometimes, It wasn't a hard KO, it was a series of shots that ultimately he was shoved more the canvas than punched, although, a punch could have put him down with his defense that day.
But Khan got up, took a knee (Advice from the corner!) and i don't think he was in danger of being stopped, it was unchartered water for Khan he'd never been in that situation before, and he took some even heftier shots after the KO, Limond was going for Khan for the KO all night, and was connecting alot. To Khans credit, he did take most of the shots quite, well.. and annilated Limond in the 7th and 8th.
Limond is a good boxer, and losing to Khan and Arthur, Limond can do stuff at Euro level. Like Dunky said Limond is extremely underrated and is no journeyman.