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Prescott vs. Crawford on Rios-Alvarado? Khabib is Out

By Luke Furman

According to the team of Khabib Allakhverdiev (18-0, 8KOs), the IBO/WBA "regular" junior welterweight champion has suffered an elbow injury and withdrew from his HBO televised fight with Colombian boxer Breidis Prescott (26-4, 20KOs). The match was scheduled for the Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado card on March 30th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

There are ongoing discussions for undefeated contender Terence Crawford (19-0, 15KOs) to replace Khabib, but an agreement has not been reached. Crawford is already scheduled to fight on the same card against Robert Osiobe. Khabib recently signed with Top Rank and was eager to make his HBO televised debut.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MujoHrnjica on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;13170646]I figured. No reschedule? nothing? Khabib ain't injured. The boy and his team are shook. He wasn't going to beat no Prescott, too small! It was too much of a risk, they will go on and seek out a easier…

Comment by MujoHrnjica on 03-21-2013

Spewing.. was really looking forward to this fight. Hopefully Khabib makes a quick recovery.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-21-2013

[quote=HeroBando] Crawford was on some of those TR undercard streams, looked very good iirc. He was a top amateur also [/quote] I'm gonna have to watch him. This is a pretty big step up from his previous opposition and who…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-21-2013

[quote=King-] Quote: Originally Posted by Realizniguhnit I figured. No reschedule? nothing? Khabib ain't injured. The boy and his team are shook. He wasn't going to beat no Prescott, too small! It was too much of a risk, they will go…

Comment by King_ on 03-21-2013

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;13170646]I figured. No reschedule? nothing? Khabib ain't injured. The boy and his team are shook. He wasn't going to beat no Prescott, too small! It was too much of a risk, they will go on and seek out a easier…

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