Terence Crawford defeated Shawn Porter with 10th-round TKO!
Last week, Terence Crawford and Shawn Porter delivered an exciting performance in their 10-round match. Catch the highlights from their fight below!
Terence Crawford defeated Shawn Porter with 10th round TKO!
Surprise or not, Terence “Bud” Crawford had a great night when he finally knocked out Showtime Shawn Porter on their match. The fight lasted for ten rounds. Furthermore, it served as Crawford’s first elite test after joining the welterweight fighting roll. His opponent, Shawn Porter, was a two-time champion in the division. His previous rival lists include big names like Errol Spence Jr, Keith Thurman, and Yordenis Ugas.
On one side, we have Crawford, who is a pound-for-pound fighter. His skills and undisputed light-welterweight champion title put him over a lot of top guys. However, many could say that his opposition in the welterweight department didn’t match Spence’s. Nevertheless, a stoppage victory over Porter could have changed everyone’s opinion in the future.
During the clash, Porter was the more aggressive, but he didn’t manage to dodge what his opponent came up with. Crawford successfully landed shots after shots throughout the rounds. After a while, Porter tried an excellent game plan where he lunged in and pushed for a brawl. He took some chance to cut the distance between them and delivered some hits. Halfway through and the verdicts remained unstable. There was no way we could have predicted the winner. We see Crawford got hit, but he stood tall and threw punches all around. Meanwhile, his rival was full of athleticism was just explosive.
Finally, things changed when it reached the 10th round. Crawford successfully launched a counter uppercut that knocked his opponent down. The damage was done when Porter began to lose his timing and rhythm. When he went down the second time, Porter was so enraged that he even struck the canvas more than once. His corner decided to call for the stop. The fight marked his first-ever stoppage loss. So, what’s next for Terence “Bud” Crawford? Many are looking forward to Spence Jr. vs. Crawford; how about you?