Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Crawford: No Pressure To Get KO, Crowd Don't Matter

by Rick Reeno

Undefeated Terence Crawford (22-0, 16KOs) is days away from the biggest fight of his career. This Saturday night, Crawford will challenge WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns (36-2-1, 11KOs) before a packed crowd at the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.

A crowd of 10,000 is expected, with nearly all of them buying tickets in support of Burns.

The champion had a very questionable draw in his last fight, which took place against Raymundo Beltran at the same venue last September. He suffered a broken jaw in the second round and barely made it to the final bell.

Even with the location, the crowd, and possibly the officials stacked against him - Crawford is feeling no pressure to score a knockout.

"I just have to be me [to win]. He thinks he's going to go in there and impose his will, but he's going to be in for a rude awakening. I don't feel no pressure for a knockout. I never go in there looking for a knockout. In boxing you can't knock out everybody. If the knockout comes it comes. I'm not worried about the crowd or anything that any of them have to say, because none of them are getting in the ring with me," Crawford told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 02-26-2014

Good way to think bro..Worry about the W,not about who is so happy to see a KO..Funny thing about people who worry about KO's,they usually abandon the fighter they root for time they lose..

Comment by PACnPBFsuck on 02-26-2014

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;14272741]****Snoozer alert****[/QUOTE] I don't know, Ricky is one the few fighters that's in a snoozer.

Comment by Russian Crushin on 02-26-2014

****Snoozer alert****

Comment by IronDanHamza on 02-26-2014

[QUOTE=-Kev-;14271635]He said the same exact thing for the booing crowd in Florida in his last fight. He said doesn't care about the crowd booing and he won't fight like they ask him to. He should care. I mean he came…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 02-25-2014

[QUOTE=Fetta;14271540]Being shown in states?[/QUOTE] I'm pretty sure it's on wealth tv in the states

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (21)
Top Headlines Photos: Nonito Doniare, Jessie Magdaleno - Go Face To Face Tyson Fury Will Be Back, Getting Help - Says Trainer Peter Fury Braehmer Will Have His Eye on Kovalev vs. Ward Winner Oscar Valdez Vows To Put on a Show on Pacquiao vs. Vargas Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters Deal in Place, Nov. 26 Humberto Soto Will Now Face Daniel Ruiz on October 1 Danny Garcia's Handlers Tried To Secure Eggington, Says Hearn Jamie Cox Feels He Would Topple DeGale, Jack, Ramirez, De Carolis Photos: Frankie Gavin, Sam Eggington - Face To Face at Presser Klitschko vs. Joshua Getting Close as Both Sides Wait For Rulings Erik Skoglund-Timy Shala WBA Title Clash Rescheduled To Dec. 9 Tyson Fury Facing 10 Day Deadline From WBO To Explain Condition Izu Ugonoh Anticipates a World Title Shot in 2017 Jose Pedraza's Manager Not Happy, Says Boxer is Stuck in Limbo Ward: I’ve Got Plenty of Time To See What I Need Of Kovalev Mayweather Sr: Danny Garcia Can't Beat My Son, Not as Good Flanagan: Now or Never For Crolla Fight – One or Two Left at 135 Eddie Hearn Eyes Pro Deal, Star Potential For Nicola Adams James Metcalf-Serge Ambomo New MGM Headliner on October 7 Parker Tabbed By Bookies as Big Underdog in Joshua Fight Klitschko: Since Going Pro, I've Never Had Such a Long Break Ryan Rhodes: Facing Ricky Hatton Will Be Weird Kovalev Rejects Talk That Golovkin Dropped Him in Camp Dillian Whyte, Ian Lewison Explodes- Pulled Apart at Presser Pacquiao Looking Solid in Training Camp, Very Fast and Strong Kozaev, Fayfer, Papazov, Ananyan Get Wins in Krasnodar Tommy Morrison's Son Fights To Create Own Identity Mayweather Sr: I Believe My Son Will Fight Again, Break The Record Andreev, Chelokhsaev Win, Tedeev Upset in Vladikavkaz Lucas Matthysse To Return in Early 2017, Says Golden Boy Prez Photos: Perrella-Ugas, Karl-Quezada on Weight For PBC on FS1 Adam Balski Knocks Out Valery Brudov in The Fifth Chocolatito Not Pleased With Offer For Inoue, Prefers Cuadras Lewkowicz Sends Warning Message To Today's Boxers Ricardo Mayorga is Back, Plans Ring Return For December Luis Ortiz To Klitschko: I'll Replace Fury, Whoop Your Ass on 10/29 Ohara Davies is Off Burns-Relikh, Returns Saturday in Germany Hearn Keeps Everyone in Suspense on Joshua vs. Klitschko, Parker Mikey Garcia Still Waiting For a Date, Hopes For Zlaticanin Shot Video: Abregu Suffers KO Loss, Opponent Attacked Afterwards!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement