Celebrity News: Unbeaten American Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KO’s) has entered boxing history last night after uniting all four World Belt (WBC-WBA-IBF-WBO) super lightweight titles by defeating KO in the third round to the owner of two of them (WBA-IBF), the Namibian Julius Indongo, who lost for the first time and now has a record of 22-1, 11 KO.
The only boxers to date to unify the four belts, since the WBO (World Boxing Organization) was created in 1988, was also the Americans Bernard Hopkins when he defeated Oscar de la Hoya in 2004 in middleweight, And Jermain Taylor, who snatched them from Hopkins in his 2005 showdown.
Later Taylor would leave the crown of the IBF after preferring the rematch with Hopkins before defending it with the official aspirant, the German Artur Abraham, not returning to produce the unification of the four crowns until this fight Crawford vs. Indongo. The fight, held at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, began with precautions on the part of the two fighters, at a safe distance in which Crawford performed well, boxing with a sinister guard at the Just like the left-handed Indongo.
In the second round Crawford already managed to overthrow Indongo with a descending right, which recovered the African, who in the third came more aggressive, although instead of finding his rival, he ran into a potentísima against the abdominal area, Getting sore on the canvas listening to the full account. Crawford, formerly a lightweight world champion, won the WBO belt in 2015 by knocking out Puerto Rican Thomas Dulorme.
He won the WBC crown by winning points to Ukrainian champion Viktor Postol, and with this KO he brings boxing poker, the four crowns. Craig is already one of the great boxers of all weights today and could go up to welterweight at For another world in three categories of weight, where there awaits to him stars like Keith Thurman, Errol Spence, Jeff Horn or the own Manny Pacquiao.