Terence Crawford wins the undisputed welterweight title by defeating Errol Spence Jr.

The 35-year-old WBO champion knocked Spence down three times before the referee stopped the punishment in the ninth round.

He became the first guy to win undisputed titles in two weight divisions after dethroning his fellow American’s WBC, WBA (Super), and IBF titles.

“I’m an overachiever, nobody believed in me when I was coming up,” Crawford explained.

Spence, 33, entered the Las Vegas battle undefeated in 28 fights, and it was his eighth world title fight in a row.

Crawford, though, placed a clear claim to be the world’s finest boxer in his 18th consecutive championship match, extending his victory streak to 40 fights at T-Mobile Arena.

“It means everything because of who I took the belts from,” he continued.

“They say bad things about me, and I kept praying to God that I would get the chance to show the world how great I am.”

“And I believe I demonstrated how great I am tonight.”

Spence has the option of requesting an instant rematch, and Crawford has stated that he is open to agreeing to a second bout.

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