Terence Crawford fight against Shawn Porter CONFIRMED for November 20 with WBO world title on the line
TERENCE CRAWFORD is about to defend his WBO welterweight title in a mouth-watering conflict with former champ Shawn Porter.
T-Bud will lock horns with the outdated IBF and WBC 147lb titleholder on November 20 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.
The fight was resulting from go to a handbag bid on Tuesday, however Top Rank and the PBC finally ended up hashing out a deal.
An elated Crawford informed ESPN: “I’m very excited.
“Now I can present my expertise and possibly I can present one thing for the basic public, one thing that they’ve by no means seen earlier than.
“Because I don’t believe that I’ve showed them my best yet.”
Porter is champing at the bit to share the ring with the undefeated Crawford, who he reckons he has a severe edge over.
The 33-year-old informed ESPN: “It’s extraordinarily huge… expertise means nothing if you happen to do not use it.
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“But my report speaks for itself.
“Everyone’s seen what I’ve achieved, each expertise that I’ve had, I’ve held onto them and I’ve used them to my benefit.
“When you think about the expertise on this fight and me having extra expertise than Terence Crawford, that may be a reality.
“When I say the fight between me and Terence Crawford goes to be nice, it is gonna be nice.
“When I say I have what it takes to beat him, don’t sleep on that, believe that. I do!”
Crawford, additionally 33, hasn’t set foot inside the ring since his fourth-round TKO victory over Brit Kell Brook in November 2020.
Porter, in the meantime, was final in motion final August, cruising to a unanimous choice victory over Germany’s Sebastian Formella.
Crawford will probably be hoping to retain his WBO crown in an effort to arrange a long-awaited showdown with IBF unified welterweight champ Errol Spence Jr.
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