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Crawford: Whenever Spence is Ready - He Can Come & Get It!

The man who many observers view as the pound-for-pound king, Terence “Bud” Crawford, will not need to relinquish that label. Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs) scored an unusual sixth-round TKO over Amir “King” Khan in front of 14,091 fans at Madison Square Garden to defend his WBO welterweight title for the second time.
 
Crawford landed an accidental low blow and was ruled the victor after Khan said he was unable to continue.
 
Khan, a 2004 Olympic silver medalist and former unified super lightweight world champion, suffered his first defeat as a welterweight.

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Crawford nearly knocked out Khan (33-5, 20 KOs) out in the opening round, knocking him down with a crisp overhand right that was followed by a left hook.
 
Khan regained his composure but was never in the fight, as Crawford switched from orthodox to southpaw.
 
Then, the low blow happened, and it was over. 

On the inaugural Top Rank on ESPN Pay-Per-View broadcast, Crawford proved, once again, that he's one of the best fighters in his division. Now that Khan is out of the way, Crawford is set to prove himself against the world’s best.

The contest Crawford is targeting, is a showdown with IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence.
 
“The fight I want next is Errol Spence,” Crawford said. “Whenever he is ready he can come and get it.”

But Spence is aligned with Premier Boxing Champions, who have exclusive content deals with Fox Sports and Showtime. 

Crawford, through his promoter Top Rank, is exclusively tied to ESPN.

The two sides would have to come together to make a co-promotion with the involvement of their respective networks.

According to Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum, he's willing to do a co-promotion, but claims that Al Haymon, who runs the PBC banner, is unwilling to negotiate.

“We want to fight Errol Spence. Everyone wants the fight. There is one guy stopping it, and that is Al Haymon," Arum said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by P4Pdunny on 04-22-2019

this is THE fight to make

Comment by JakeTheBoxer on 04-22-2019

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;19679237]I see many peeps thinking this is the fight at 147 but not to me. Thurman is arguably #1 still in the division imo until he takes a loss, even though both Spence and Crawford pass the eye test. Also,…

Comment by MC Hammer on 04-21-2019

[QUOTE=Nomadic;19678927]The first fighter that ask for anything other than a 50/50 split is the duck in this one.[/QUOTE] Not really. Spence just did 400K ppv and had roughly 50K in the arena; Crawford had 14K and and who knows, but…

Comment by hitking on 04-21-2019

[QUOTE=SweetPbfAli;19678929]Yep. You're right about Floyd. People were giving Floyd **** for the bruseles fight not understanding why he was doing it. Specifically Larry merchant's negative ass lol.[/QUOTE] That’s why most of the time, I don’t buy the nonsense that networks,…

Comment by JakeTheBoxer on 04-21-2019

Ugas is very good fight for Crawford if he doesn`t get other champs.

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