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RingTv image Terence Crawford proves himself by outpointing Ricky Burns

Terence Crawford proves himself by outpointing Ricky Burns

Unbeaten American Terence Crawford lived up to the hype by wrenching the WBO lightweight title from Ricky Burns’ grasp in Glasgow on Saturday, firmly announcing his arrival on the world stage with a unanimous decision. The official scores were 116-112 twice and 117-110.

RingTv image Ricky Burns talks Terence Crawford, sparring and camp changes

Ricky Burns talks Terence Crawford, sparring and camp changes

Ricky Burns will make the fifth defense of his WBO lightweight title against unbeaten American star Terence Crawford at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center in Glasgow, Scotland, on March 1 and fans are bracing themselves for what could be a thunderous collision at 135 pounds.

RingTv image Ricky Burns on Crawford mandatory, Beltran

Ricky Burns on Crawford mandatory, Beltran

Ricky Burns was hoping for a rematch with Ray Beltran, but those plans have been derailed by the WBO, which has given the Scotsman’s team just 30 days to negotiate a deal with unbeaten American Terence Crawford.