Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol - Highlights
On Saturday night 23 July 2016 the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas has hosted one of the most anticipated boxing matches of this summer. Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol have claimed a valid fighting for the reunification of the WBO and WBC super lightweight titles.
Crawford, WBO super lightweight champion, has literally annihilated unbeaten Ukrainian boxer, who also held the WBC title and was hardly got on the ring as a sacrificial victim. Indeed, they were not a few observers who saw favored Postol by virtue of his substantial advantage in height and extension, which, however, the boxer Eastern Europe had always shown their ability to exploit intelligently. Instead, Crawford turned out to be another category: simply too clever for his rival.
The overwhelming victory of Crawford ratified by the judges with eloquent scores of 118-107 (twice) and 117-108. Helped by the aggressive attitude of Postol, who took from the beginning the center of the ring, Crawford was able to develop conveniently boxing they prefer, the remittance. It moved constantly from side to side and entered the guard of his rival in various ways.
The fifth round has been the watershed in the development of the match, having recorded two knockdowns against Postol. The Ukrainian boxer was close to defeat by knockout in the last round, when he was surprised by jab who accused visibly.
With this clear victory Crawford has proven to be the number 1 in the world in the super lightweight. It has not ruled out a passage in his welterweight, where await new exciting challenges.
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