Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan
Terence Crawford (34-0), makes the 2nd defence of his WBO welterweight title, takes on former light welterweight world champion, Amir Khan (33-4).
Crawford shocks Khan by starting in the orthodox stance. Khan uses good movement, is fast, but Crawford takes the first round by landing a good left hand, dropping Khan.
Khan recovers well after being dropped, boxes well in a close round 2, Crawford. Khan lands a good right hand to start round 3, has his success, but Crawford lands more shots in another close round.
Crawford hurts Khan in round 4, doesn't get reckless, but walks Khan down, attacks to head and body, landing clean, being aggressive, but smart. Crawford continues to dominate in round 5, Khan stays on his feet, and lands a few shots at the end of the round, but is under the cosh.
Crawford hits Khan with an accidental low blow in round 6, Khan seems to be in agony, and the referee waves off the fight shortly after.
In the replay, the shot seems to hit the leg, but Khan tells his trainer he can't continue because he had been hit in the testicles. Khan's trainer, Virgil Hunter stops the fight.
The result is a TKO win for Crawford.
After the fight, Bob Arum insists Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr want to fight, but Al Haymon is refusing to allow the fight to happen.
At the post fight press conference, Khan insists he didn't quit, claims he couldn't breathe, the pain had spread, and he couldn't recover from the lowblow. Crawford disagrees, tells Khan he did quit, that the lowblow just hit the leg and Khan wanted a way out.
At the time of the stoppage, Crawford was ahead by a long way on all the scorecards, 49-45 on 2 cards, and 50-44 on the other.