Terence Crawford Stops Errol Spence Jr. In 9th Round, Unifies Titles

Terence Crawford

Terence Crawford did what Terence Crawford does best: finish opponents. Crawford stopped Errol Spence Jr. in the ninth round of their undisputed welterweight title fight live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night.

Terence Crawford Finishes Errol Spence Jr.

Terence Crawford is the undisputed welterweight boxing champion of the world. And there is no doubt about it.

Crawford remained unbeaten, stopping Errol Spence Jr. in the ninth round of their fight Saturday night inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The finish came at the 2:32 mark of the round live on Showtime pay-per-view.

With the win, Crawford became the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring champion. The 35-year-old from Omaha, Nebraska is now 40-0 in his career with 31 of those wins coming by finish.

He entered as the reigning WBO champion, having defended the title this past December with a victory over David Avanesyan. With wins over Shawn Porter and Kell Brook also on his resume, this was supposed to be his toughest fight to date.

Spence, who came in with the WBC, IBF and WBA belts, had stopped Yordenis Ugas and also bested Danny Garcia, Porter and Mikey Garcia in recent years. He was unbeaten over 28 fights, but no match for Crawford.

Isaac Cruz, Alexandro Santiago Claims Titles

Isaac Cruz earned a split decision over Giovanni Cabrera in the co-main event, leaving the T-Mobile Arena as the WBC Silver and WBO Latino lightweight champion.

The Mexico native is now 24-2-1 in his career, with the lone losses coming to Gervonta Davis by decision two years ago and Luis Miguel Montano back in 2016. He also battled Jose Calyecac to a draw in 2017.

Alexandro Santiago, meanwhile earned a decision over Nonito Donaire for the WBC bantamweight belt, sweeping the scorecards. The win marked his fourth straight since a majority decision loss to Gary Antonio Russell in 2021.

Yoenis Tellez Stops Sergio Garcia, More

Yoenis Tellez flashed some incredible skills in making quick work of Sergio Garcia. Tellez scored a third round TKO victory in the super welterweight division.

Steven Nelson downed Rowdy Legend Montgomery, while Demler Zamor and Deshawn Prather were also decision winners.

Picking up finishes were Jose Salas Reyes, Jabin Chollet and Justin Viloria.

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