Bradley: Crawford, Valdez are My Two Current Favorite Fighters

By Ryan Burton recently caught up with former two-division champion Tim Bradley (33-2-1) who has been out of the ring since losing a unanimous decision in his trilogy bout with Manny Pacquiao this past April. 

The 33-year-old Bradley was in Las Vegas this past weekend to provide expert analysis from ringside, as Pacquiao defeated Jessie Vargas to capture the WBO welterweight title. at the Thomas and Mack Center. Bradley has experience in the ring with both fighters, going 1-2 against Pacquiao while holding an unanimous decision victory over Vargas.

Bradley is known for not backing down from challenges and has mixed it up with many of the top fighters in the 140 and 147 pound division over the years.

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During his media session with and other members of the media, Bradley revealed who his favorite two current fighters are.

"You know me. I will fight anybody. I will seriously fight anybody. (Except) I won't fight Terence Crawford. That is my guy. There are two fighters that I like. There is Terence Crawford and there is Oscar Valdez. Those are my favorite two fighters right now. Oscar Valdez and Terence Crawford. Those are good fighters," said Bradley.

Crawford has gone 2-0 on the year and will face John Molina on December 10th while Valdez has gone 3-0 with 3 knockouts on the year and just fought on the Pacquiao-Vargas undercard with Bradley commentating on his win.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JASON SHAW on 11-12-2016

[quote=ssc73;17192312]paccquiao recently said he'd love to fight crawford, even at 140.........which is probably his only shot at getting floyd in the ring again.........a win that big might do it. As for crawford v bradley, bradley has been crawford's biggest proponent…

Comment by ssc73 on 11-12-2016

[QUOTE=JASON SHAW;17191275]Bradley and manny need to stop being cowards and give crawford a chance already.... If they can fight guys like rios and algieri they sure as hell can fight crawford.....[/QUOTE] Paccquiao recently said he'd love to fight Crawford, even…

Comment by TexasCowBoy on 11-12-2016

Bradley forgot the Number 1 Pound For Pound Fighter Of The World Lomachenko and pac needs to fight Crawford so that Crawford can take the proverbial torch from pacs little greedy hands...after Marquez pac has been ripe for the picking…

Comment by JASON SHAW on 11-12-2016

[quote=strategic1;17191382]hmmm...bradley and crawford are friends.. And they both vowed never to fight against each other.[/quote] actually, crawford said he is ready to fight bradley whenever..... Bradley who is scared of getting schooled used the fake" friends" excuse to confuse dumb…

Comment by sicko on 11-12-2016

I'm with him, I have many young fighters I like but those 2 are at the top of the New School Of Fighters that I make it a Priority to watch

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