Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol
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Terence Crawford 140 lbs beat Viktor Postol 140 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Date: 2016-07-23
- Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Judge: Guido Cavalleri 118-107
- Judge: Dave Moretti 117-108
- Referee: Tony Weeks
- Judge: Don Trella 118-107
- Promoter: Bob Arum (Top Rank)
- Aired On: HBO, BoxNation
- WBO World super lightweight title (3rd defence by Crawford)
- WBC World super lightweight title (1st defence by Postol)
- vacant The Ring Magazine World super lightweight title
- Pre-fight press conference face off video clip featuring promoter Bob Arum.
- WBO champion Terence Crawford emerged ranked number one worldwide on BoxRec at 140 pounds. WBC champ Victor Postol ranked number two.
- Crawford dominated, and clearly won every round after the third, winning Postol's WBC title while retaining his WBO World Super Lightweight titles.
- Postol down in fifth round twice. Postol also got penalized a point by referee Tony Weeks for hitting Crawford behind the head in round 11.
- Crawford also won the vacant Ring Magazine World Junior Welterweight title, always a noteworthy belt when held by top world champions.