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Crawford-Khan Pay-Per-View Details: $69.95 For HD

The undefeated pound-for-pound king, three-division world champion and reigning WBO welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford will headline the inaugural Top Rank on ESPN pay-per-view broadcast against former unified super lightweight world champion Amir “King” Khan Saturday, April 20 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Madison Square Garden.

Crawford vs. Khan will be available via all major cable and satellite providers with a suggested retail price of $59.95 (SD) or $69.95 (HD).

All undercard bouts will air live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, beginning at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.

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Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs), the fighting pride of Omaha, Nebraska, unified all four super lightweight titles in August 2017 and moved up to the welterweight division intent on doing the same. In June 2018, he won the WBO welterweight title with a dominant ninth-round stoppage over Manny Pacquiao conqueror Jeff “The Hornet” Horn. Four months later, in front of a packed hometown house at the CHI Health Center Omaha, he stopped bitter rival Jose Benavidez Jr. in the 12th round.

Khan (33-4, 20 KOs), who captured an Olympic silver medal in 2004 for Great Britain at the age of 17, has long been one of boxing’s most captivating performers. He won his first world title in 2009 and has victories over Marco Antonio Barrera, Zab Judah, Marcos Maidana, Paulie Malignaggi, Luis Collazo and Devon Alexander. He is undefeated as a welterweight and is once again attempting to prove his greatness against boxing’s best.

In other action on the pay-per-view broadcast:

•    Lightweight sensation Teofimo Lopez (12-0, 10 KOs) will face former world title challenger and two-time European lightweight champion Edis Tatli (31-2, 10 KOs) in a 12-round co-feature. Lopez is ranked in the top five by all four major sanctioning organizations and is coming off a savage seventh-round knockout over Diego Magdaleno.

•    In the other co-feature attraction, Shakur Stevenson (10-0, 6 KOs), the 21-year-old featherweight phenom who earned a silver medal for the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics, will face former world title challenger Christopher “Pitufo” Diaz (24-1, 16 KOs) in a 10-rounder.

•    Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (24-1, 16 KOs), one of Puerto Rico’s most popular fistic attractions, will fight former interim world champion Bryan Vasquez (37-3, 20 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight duel with potential world title implications.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Jsmooth9876 on 04-13-2019

[QUOTE=KTFOKING;19655426]Damn, Arum said the promotion has been great and the megaphone of ESPN is going to help get it to the 700k mark. Fair to say he will be very disappointed if it only does 100k buys lol.[/QUOTE] Yeah I…

Comment by jglvz256 on 04-13-2019

[QUOTE=JJRod;19655371]It’s a good thing espn plus has other content because if you got this just for boxing it isn’t great. The stream last night had too many commercials and wait times and now a 70 price tag to watch Crawford…

Comment by STREET CLEANER on 04-13-2019

I am not $70 to see Khan get KOed again. This fight should be on free TV or a five dollar app.

Comment by KTFOKING on 04-13-2019

[QUOTE=RoyJonesJrp4pno1;19655433]Bob originally said this fight does 1 million buys. Fox promoted the hell out of Spence-Garcia and that got to 300k. I'm actually expecting under 100k buys for this.[/QUOTE] That one got close to 400k by all reports. This one…

Comment by RoyJonesJrp4pno1 on 04-13-2019

[QUOTE=KTFOKING;19655426]Damn, Arum said the promotion has been great and the megaphone of ESPN is going to help get it to the 700k mark. Fair to say he will be very disappointed if it only does 100k buys lol.[/QUOTE] Bob originally…

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