Terence Crawford had to go on the road to do it, but he'll come back to the United States as a world champion for the first time after toppling Ricky Burns in Glasgow to win the WBO lightweight title.
The Burns-Crawford show is underway in Scotland, and we'll keep you updated with results as the fights come and go.
Ricky Burns returns to defend his WBO lightweight title today in Glasgow against unbeaten American contender Terence Crawford.
Terence Crawford challenges Ricky Burns for the WBO lightweight title on Saturday in Glasgow, Scotland, but the young American isn't nervous about going on the road.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Bryan Vera rematch on Saturday, while Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham meet for the third time, and Ricky Burns returns against Terence Crawford.
Ricky Burns and Terence Crawford won't be televised on HBO, but AWE has stepped in to pick up the lightweight title fight.
Ricky Burns will defend his WBO lightweight title against Terence Crawford on March 1st in Scotland. Is it an easy fight for the undefeated American, even in Scotland?
The scheduled WBO lightweight title fight between Ricky Burns and Terence Crawford is still on, but has been pushed back a few weeks.
Matchroom Boxing and Top Rank have agreed to terms for a February fight between Ricky Burns and Terence Crawford in Glasgow.