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Video: Crawford vs. Indongo - Weigh-In Gets Very Tense

Undefeated 140 pound world champions TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD and JULIUS INDONGO, collide in a world title unification battle, Saturday, August 19, at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The winner will be crowned the first undisputed king of the 140-pound division of the four-belt era.  Photos by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

The rumble between Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs), from Omaha, the two-division world champion and 2014 Fighter of the Year and the holder of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), World Boxing Council (WBC) and The Ring magazine world titles, and Indongo (22-0, 12 KOs), from Windhoek, Namibia, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) world champion, making his U.S. debut, will be televised live and exclusively at 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream live on the ESPN app. 

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Indongo, the ultimate road warrior, won all his world titles on foreign soil.  The live telecast will open with NABF/NABO light heavyweight champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist OLEKSANDR GVOZDYK (13-0, 11 KOs), from Kharkiv, Ukraine, defending his titles against CRAIG BAKER (17-1, 13 KOs), of Baytown, TX. 

Gvozdyk, world rated No. 2 by the WBC, No. 3 by the WBA and WBO, and No. 5 by the IBF, risks his path to a world title shot against Baker, whose last five victories have come by way of knockout.  The telecast will also feature 2016 Olympic silver medalist SHAKUR STEVENSON (2-0, 1 KO), from Newark, NJ, in a six-round featherweight bout; against DAVID PAZ (4-3-1), of La Plata, Argentina.

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Matchroom Boxing, remaining tickets to the Crawford vs. Indongo world championship event are priced at $128, $78, $53, and $28.  They can be purchased online via www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at the Pinnacle Bank Arena main ticket office, located in the south lobby, Monday -Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT.  Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. CT.    

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by D4thincarnation on 08-19-2017

[QUOTE=sicko;17960401]Sad this fight not getting the attention it deserves because of the Casuals fuks in the media is so focused on this Mayweather vs McGregor Sh1t[/QUOTE] Very sad indeed. Tonight is a night for the real boxing fans.

Comment by sicko on 08-19-2017

[QUOTE=_original_;17961115]It just doesn't have any casual appeal. Crawford isn't a draw and Indongo is a nobody. It's cool for us because we get a rare undisputed champ but casuals will be like, "[B]why tf are their 4 belts?[/B]" And really,…

Comment by Patsfan bri on 08-19-2017

I've been in the Crawford bandwagon for a while now. He is one of my favorite fighters . I still think Crawford/Spence will be the future big fight that boxing fans will be clamoring for.

Comment by Tatabanya on 08-19-2017

[QUOTE=Deus;17961119]Probably not the popular opinion around here but i'm really hoping Indongo is able to beat Crawford in his own back yard... would make his success story even more insane to become undisputed champion defeating every single champion on their…

Comment by TBear on 08-19-2017

Forget about star power, personally if I had a choice between watching this fight or the Mayweather event, I would chose this. And I came to this conclusion without considering the 100 dollar price tag on the event 8 days…

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