Crawford vs. Khan: Twitter reacts to Terence Crawford’s controversial TKO of Amir Khan

Boxing fans were looking forward to seeing one of the sport’s best when Terence Crawford put his WBO welterweight title on the line against Amir Khan at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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Although Crawford was a heavy favorite entering the fight, fans were curious to see how well the 31-year-old would adjust to Khan’s speed and power. They got their answer relatively quickly as Crawford sent the British fighter to the canvas in the first round. As the rounds wore on, it appeared to be inevitable that Crawford would end the fight inside of the distance. Try as he might, Khan simply couldn’t deal with the counterpunching and body shots that Crawford offered.

The product from Omaha, Nebraska had things well in control in the sixth round when he accidentally blasted Khan with a low blow. It appeared Khan would go on after being allowed five minutes to recover. Instead, Khan told head trainer Virgil Hunter that he was unable to continue and Hunter had the referee surprisingly end the fight. The result left the crowd confused as Crawford improved to 35-0 with his 26th knockout while Khan fell to 33-5.

Here is how Twitter reacted to the controversial ending between Terence Crawford and Amir Khan:

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