Crawford retains the crown by beating Khan in a booed fight

The American Terence Crawford overcame the British Amir Khan in six rounds and retained the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown.

The fight, agreed to 12 episodes at Madison Square Garden, was dominated by Crawford, who finished his work in the sixth round when Khan’s trainer, Virgil Hunter, said his pupil could not continue after an accidental low blow.

Crawford, 31, came close to knocking out Khan in the first round when he connected a powerful right hand to his ear and then a left that knocked the Brit out, but he got up quickly, before being counted. protection.

The dominance of the American champion continued in the third assault after Crawford switched to left-handed guard and Khan had trouble putting any offense into action.

The fourth and fifth rounds were the biggest exchanges when Khan (33-5, 20 KO’s) received punishment, but he also hit good shots to Crawford (35-0, 26 fights).

At the start of the sixth round, Crawford hit a very low left that clearly hurt Khan, who had time to recover, but his coach decided he could not continue.

The referee stopped the fight at 47 seconds, frustrating the 14,091 spectators who attended the match and who began to boo Khan, who took a bag of five million dollars.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest

Run-DMC founder sues Amazon.com, Wal-Mart over trademark

By Jonathan Stempel |  A founder of Run-DMC on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing Amazon.com Inc and Wal-Mart Stores Inc of selling a wide variety...

Young leaves with Warriors: Crawford wants Lakers; Gallinari arrives at Clippers

The Golden State Warriors returned to the moment of the transferences market when getting escort Nick Young, who left the Los Angeles Lakers, and...

Former President Carlos Menem, in an induced coma after suffering a kidney complication

Former Argentine president Carlos Menem is in an induced coma after suffering a complication of kidney disease that led him to be admitted ten...

The Yankees believe they will break the home run mark again this year

Tampa, New York - The New York Yankees claimed their place as the ninth with most home runs in history last season, throwing 267...

UPS says it takes “very seriously that love blooms” on Valentine’s Day

UPS said today that it takes "very seriously" love and for that reason is transferring some 88 million flowers in 48 hours from Latin...