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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- November 14 through November 16- Crawford Stops Brook; Franco-Moloney II Results in Controversial No Decision; Ergashev Wins BY TKO
Pictured: Terence Crawford

During the three-day period of Saturday, November 14 through Monday, November 16, five fighters ranked by TTR as being among the best currently campaigning in their respective weight classes were in action. Two, Terence Crawford and Shohjahon Ergashev, won by TKO; two, Joshua Franco and Andrew Moloney, had their bout controversially ruled a No Decision; and one, Kell Brook, lost (to Crawford).

Saturday, November 14, 2020-

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

WBO World Welterweight Title-
Champion Terence Crawford (The Ring #2, TTR #3, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #3; Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #3 P4P, The Ring #3 P4P, TTR #4 P4P; 37-0, 28 KOs)
TKO-4 1:14
Kell Brook (WBO #5 at 147; TTR #11 at 154; 39-3, 27 KOs)
- Brook held his own during the first three rounds but Crawford demolished him in round 4.

WBA World Super Flyweight Title-
Champion Joshua Franco (TTR #6, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #6, The Ring #6; 17-1-2, 1 ND, 8 KOs)
ND-2 3:00
Andrew Moloney (WBA #2, TTR #8, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #8, The Ring #8, WBC #9; 21-1, 1 ND, 14 KOs)
- The bout was stopped because of severe swelling by Franco's right eye. Referee Russell Mora ruled that the damage was caused by an accidental head butt. Replays appeared to show the damage was started by a stiff jab.

Monday, November 16, 2020-

Krasnogorsk, Krasnogorsky District, Moscow Oblast, Russia-

Welterweight Bout-
Shohjahon Ergashev (IBF #4, WBA #7, The Ring #10, WBO #13, TTR #14, WBC #25- all at 140; 19-0, 17 KOs)
TKO-3 0:01
Dzmitry Miliusha (9-4-1, 4 KOs)
- Ergashev weighed in at 142 1/4; Miliusha at 142.
- Erhashev's body shots resulted in Miliusha suffering a rib injury which forced him to retire in his corner between the 2nd and 3rd rounds.
- BoxRec lists the result as "RTD 2 3:00" but the official result as per the Russian Boxing Federation is "TKO 3 0:01."
Article By: Ken Pollitt