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Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan report
Who won Crawford vs Khan?
Terence Crawford beat Amir Khan by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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 championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Teofimo Lopez was victorious over Edis Tatli, Felix Verdejo beat Bryan Vasquez and Shakur Stevenson defeated Christopher Diaz.
Crawford vs Khan stats
Terence Crawford stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 34 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Amir Khan made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Crawford had advantage in power over Khan, with a 74% knock out percentage over Khan's 61%.
Terence Crawford was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Khan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Crawford. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Terence Crawford fought out of the southpaw stance, while Amir Khan was an orthodox fighter.
Crawford was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 year and 7 months later than Khan, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 224 to Khan's 238.
Amir Khan was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 147lb division.
Crawford vs Khan form
Crawford remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jeff Horn on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Julius Indongo on 19th August 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
Before that, he had beat Felix Diaz on 20th May 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBO World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
He had defeated John Molina Jr on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at CenturyLink Center, Omaha.
Crawford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Crawford vs Khan start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Crawford vs Khan?
Crawford vs Khan was broadcast on ESPN PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.
What were the odds on Crawford vs Khan?
Terence Crawford was a 9/100 (-1100) favourite going into the contest, while Amir Khan made his way into the ring at 663/100 (+660) with oddsmakers.
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