Crawford knocks out Brook in the fourth round in Las Vegas

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Boxing phenom Terence “Bud” Crawford defeated Kell Brook at The Bubble at MGM Grand in Paradise, Nevada. The fight was stopped in the fourth round with a TKO win.

Crawford appeared to be behind in the first three rounds. Then, in the fourth round, the fight was over. The end came at 1:14 in the round.

Top Rank pound-for-pound elite fighter Terence "Bud" Crawford celebrates his knockout win over Kell Brook
Terence “Bud” Crawford celebrates his knockout win over Kell Brook (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank via Getty Images)

Referee Tony Weeks felt like Brook was knocked down in the fourth round, even though he appeared to be standing. Moments later, Crawford then hit the Sheffield, United Kingdom native with a flurry of punches to end the fight.

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Brook has fallen to 4-3 in World Championship fights. All three losses were knockouts.

The 33-year-old Crawford – one is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world – improved to 37-0 in his career. He now has 28 knockouts in his career.

This is the fourth-time Crawford has defeated his WBO welterweight title. He won the belt with a knockout over Jeff Horn on June 9, 2018 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Paradise, Nevada.

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Besides Brook, he defeated title challengers José Benavidez Jr., Amir Khan, and Egidijus Kavaliauskas.

The 34-year-old Brook fell to 39-3 in his career. He is now 3-3 in his past six bouts.

He also lost to Errol Spence Jr. and Gennady Golovkin in title bouts, as well.

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This was Brook’s first fight in the United States since he won a majority decision win over Shawn Porter at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on August 16, 2014 to win the IBF Welterweight title.

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