Beat Shawn Porter in Round 10, Terence Crawford WBO Welter King

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Terence Crawford twice dropped Shawn Porter in the 10th round which made his father and coach throw white towels to signify that they lost by TKO in the duel on Sunday (11/21/2021) afternoon WIB. The 10-round TKO victory saw Terence Crawford defend his WBO Welterweight title at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino’s Michelob ULTRA Arena.

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The three-division champion stopped Shawn Porter, the former welterweight champion, in the 10th round in what was the most impressive win of his 13-year professional career in front of a crowd of more than 11,000. Crawford knocked Porter down twice during the 10th round and caused Kenny Porter, Shawn’s father and coach, to throw in a white towel and instruct referee Celestino Ruiz to stop the 12-round bout.

Crawford caught Porter with a short left that left his rival in his seat just 15 seconds into the 10th round. Porter answered referee Celestino Ruiz’s count on time and instinctively tried to bounce back.

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Terence Crawford’s tenacity made Porter pay for the aggression by sending it back on the canvas after landing strikes to the right and left. A disillusioned Porter hit the canvas with his glove many times and finally got up before referee Ruiz’s count reached 10.

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Just then, Kenny Porter climbed the stairs in his corner and told the inspector of the Nevada State Athletic Commission to tell Ruiz to stop the fight. The official stoppage time in this ESPN Pay-Per-View main event is 1:21 in the 10th round.
Crawford, of Omaha, Nebraska, improved his record to 38-0 and recorded his 29th KO. Porter (31-4-1, 17 KOs), of Akron, Ohio, lost by knockout for the first time in 13 years as a professional.


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