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 battle 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T-Bud will lock horns with the outdated IBF and WBC 147lb titleholder on November 20 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.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 ensuing from go to a handbag bid on Tuesday, nonetheless Top Rank and the PBC lastly ended up hashing out a deal.
An elated Crawford educated ESPN: “I’m very excited.
“Now I can present my expertise and doubtless I can present one issue for the major public, one issue that they’ve not at all 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 excessive edge over.
The 33-year-old educated ESPN: “It’s terribly monumental… expertise means nothing in case 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 revenue.
“When you focus on the expertise on this fight and me having additional expertise than Terence Crawford, which can be a actuality.
“When I say the fight between me and Terence Crawford goes to be good, it is gonna be good.
“When I say I have what it takes to beat him, don’t sleep on that, believe that. I do!”
Crawford, furthermore 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 closing in motion closing August, cruising to a unanimous choice victory over Germany’s Sebastian Formella.
Crawford will almost definitely be hoping to retain his WBO crown in an effort to rearrange a long-awaited showdown with IBF unified welterweight champ Errol Spence Jr.
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