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Jeff Horn vs Terence Crawford report
Who won Horn vs Crawford?
Terence Crawford beat Jeff Horn by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 9th June 2018 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the WBO welterweight championships of the world.
Horn vs Crawford stats
Jeff Horn stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Terence Crawford made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins and 0 draws, with 23 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Crawford had a slight advantage in power over Horn, with a 72% knock out percentage over Horn's 67%.
Jeff Horn was the same age as Terence Crawford, at 35 years old.
Horn had a height advantage of 1 inch over Crawford. Despite this, Crawford had 6-inch reach advantage.
Jeff Horn fought out of the orthodox stance, while Terence Crawford was a southpaw.
Horn was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 11 months later than Crawford, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 70 less professional rounds, 154 to Crawford's 224.
Terence Crawford was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Horn vs Crawford form
Horn had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Gary Corcoran on 13th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Manny Pacquiao on 2nd July 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ali Funeka on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Before that, he had beat Rico Mueller on 21st October 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Sleeman Sports Complex, Brisbane, Australia.
He had defeated Randall Bailey on 27th April 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane.
Terence Crawford remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Shawn Porter on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Kell Brook on 14th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had beat Amir Khan on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had won against Jose Benavidez on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Terence Crawford had been fighting more than Jeff Horn.
Going to this contest, Jeff Horn had last fought 5 years, 3 months and 14 days ago, while Terence Crawford's last outing had been 1 year, 4 months and 7 days ago.
Horn's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Crawford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Horn vs Crawford start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Horn vs Crawford?
Horn vs Crawford was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.
What were the odds on Horn vs Crawford?
Jeff Horn was a 463/100 (+460) underdog going into the contest, while Terence Crawford made his way into the ring at 13/100 (-770) with oddsmakers.
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