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After the fight, Burns expressed his desire for a rematch and Crawford said he'd entertain the possibility, albeit perhaps more from politeness than sincerity, especially given he was sat alongside Burns at the time.
Given that Burns was an established champion and two of the scorecards were 116-112, you might think there was a case for another go at it.
But those scores don't accurately represent Crawford's dominance, and that, the longer the fight went, the more hapless Burns looked and the more Crawford seemed to be in total control.
It is very hard to see what Burns could do differently. Post fight, he suggested he gave rounds away through lack of activity—and that's certainly true.
However, after this fight, he's the former champ the wrong side of 30 and Crawford now has 12-round experience under his belt. The window of opportunity for him to stretch an inexperienced Crawford over his first full-distance fight has gone.
Burns was simply never able to hurt Crawford meaningfully, nor did he ever have him in any trouble or even have him needing to rethink his game plan. There were no positives where you could say if Burns did more of this or that, then he could turn a rematch in his favour.
If anything, it was the other way, and you might expect Crawford to win every round in a rematch, where maybe Burns won or split three rounds this time out.
Crawford simply seemed to have Burns' number, and Burns' call for a rematch should go unheeded.