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Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn Results from Las Vegas, Nevada

From a packed MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, modern-day legend Terence Crawford secured himself as one of the best of his generation as he secured his a world title in his third world title in his third division as he defeated Jeff Horn for the WBO welterweight title.

Crawford stiffled Horn’s aggression with accurate punches and by the mid-rounds took over with as Crawford was far too much. The end of the bout came in the ninth round after dropping Horn, Crawford finished his work with TKO seconds later.

Lightweight Jose Pedraza picked up a ten-round decision to win the vacant WBO Latino lightweight title over Antonio Moran to open the ESPN+ telecast.

Jose Benavidez Jr. wasted no time as he knocked out previously unbeaten Frank Rojas in the first-round of their bout. Benavidez Jr. dropped Rojas with a straight right that rocked Rojas followed by a flurry of punches that sent Rojas to the floor as he was unable to beat the count.

The youngest fighter ever to sign with Top Rank Inc defeated a game opponent Jorge Rojas Zacazontetl by way of a four-round decision in their undercard bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on the undercard of Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn.

 

In the first round, Flores Jr. showed off fast hand speed and accurate punching as he landed at will against a game opponent. The fight was controlled by Flores Jr.’s great jab which was too fast for his opponent to have an answer for.

The scores were 40-36 across the board.

 

Featherweight Shakur Stevenson continued to impress as he brutally defeated his Aelio Mesquita dropping him more times than I could count en route second-roundround stoppage.

 

Junior welterweight Maxim Dadashev overcame adversity to stop Darleys Perez in the tenth and final round of an entertaining bout that could catapult Dadahsev to a world title bout

 

Light heavyweight Steven “So Cold” Nelson stopped Dashon Webster (10-1 8KOs by with of sixth-round technical knockout. Nelson controlled the entire fight even dropping Webster in the round prior. Webster after the second-round appeared to be on the backfoot and looked to land on the move, Nelson was at times getting ahead of himself as he smoothed some of his punches before the accumulation and clearer punches landed.

 

Welterweight David Kaminsky (2-0 1KO) wasted little time as he picked up a 2nd round KO over Trevor Lavin (1-1 1KO). Kaminsky is signed to managerial powerhouse Egis Klimas.

photo: Julio Celso Sanchez / Team Flores
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