American boxer Terence Crawford (33-0, 24 KO’s) made a successful debut in the Welterweight division by stopping WBO champion Jeff horn (18-1-1, 12 KO’s).
Crawford moved into a new weight category in the status of the absolute champion in the light Welterweight division. Quotes Horne in the Boxing world skyrocketed after his victory over Manny Pacquiao. However, the Aussie was the underdog of the fight.
Crawford did not disappoint the expectations of the bookies, completely defeating the former champion. Due to the excellent timing of the American calmly kept the horn on his distance and regularly troubled the opponent’s head high quality single stroke.
In the second half of the battle horn tired, which allowed Crawford to finally make the fight one-sided. In the ninth round the champion has been knocked down – Crawford went on the rebound and forced the referee to stop the one-sided match.
Terence Crawford after Vasyl Lomachenko became the world champion in three weight categories. These boxers are 2-3 places in the ranking of the best fighters in the world regardless of weight category, second only to the hegemon Middleweight Gennady Golovkin.