Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Horn's Coach: Jeff Shocks Crawford - Gets Recognized as P4P Best!

WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) will have a few new tricks up his sleeve when he collides with mandatory challenger Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) on April 14.

As BoxingScene.com first reported, the contest is now shifting from New York City to a venue in Las Vegas, with the Mandalay Bay as an early frontrunner to host the bout.

Crawford is very well known for his ability to fight from both the southpaw and orthodox stance.

jeff-horn_7

According to Horn's trainer, Glenn Rushton, the WBO champ is planning to do the same and is already working on tactics where he'll switch his stance during the fight.

Rushton has double-downed on his belief that a solid win over Crawford will catapult his boxer into the number one pound-for-pound slot.

“Terence has an awkward style and is effective punching either right or left-handed, but Jeff can do exactly that as well," Rushton told Courier Mail.

“We’re ready for whatever Terence brings. He can fight orthodox, southpaw, 'south-odox' or 'ortho-paw' – we don’t mind because Jeff is ready to change direction at any time. He and I are very confident that despite the heavy odds in favour of Terence, Jeff will shock the world again and be recognised as the best boxer in the world pound for pound.”

Matchmaker Stuart Duncan, who works closely with Horn and his team, is also confident that the 2012 Australian Olympian will send Crawford packing right back to the junior welterweight division.

“[Bud] Crawford is a deserved world champion and possesses some excellent skills in his arsenal — however the more you study his fights you begin to realise that he is most definitely beatable," Duncan said.

“He has never fought anyone whose style slightly resembles Jeff’s and after studying 12 of his fights I am more confident about this fight than I was Pacquiao. Jeff loves southpaws and his use of angles, strength and power are key attributes that will play an integral role in winning this fight.

“Jeff will win this fight by doing to Bud what others could not — creating chinks in his armour. I think Bud will wish he had never moved up to [welterweight].”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 02-18-2018

Quote: Originally Posted by Johnny_Roa View Post Could you be more fuc king mad? I guess you couldn't, Pac lost to the horn. Officially. Not a robbery. Pac looking like a fool trying desperately to land a left overhand. Quite…

Comment by robbyheartbaby on 02-17-2018

[QUOTE=Boxing Scene;18487517]Did you even watch the damn fight? Horn fought dirty, almost got knocked out, cheated, and was gifted a decision.[/QUOTE] He didn't fight that dirty actually, and who cares if he was he would have been disqualified. How did…

Comment by RapidSon on 02-16-2018

[QUOTE=BillyBoxing;18486172]That wasn't what I call a beating, but more a cool decision for Horn. Horn isn't bad and should get credit for doing good versus Pac but he just did a bit better than Jessie Vargas and that's how good…

Comment by Johnny_Roa on 02-16-2018

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;18487353]Lemme guess, you're an Aussy? Cuz only Aussys are that desperately lame and delusional about their clueless goofball fouling Horniot. LOL[/QUOTE] You've already proven that you are an absolute r-e-t-a-r-d and one that deserves zero attention.

Comment by Verus on 02-15-2018

[QUOTE=livershot73;18486500]he gains more momentum and proceeds to f u ck Joshua & Wilder up the same night and become the all time undisputed super champion of boxing.... man, whatever them Aussie's smoke down there must be some heavy sh[B]i[/B]t[/QUOTE] Lol!…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (54)
Top Headlines Hidenori Otake Vows To KO Isaac Dogboe in Glendale Jay Harris: Me vs. Andrew Selby is a Good Fight For Welsh Fans! Wilder: Joshua Got His Name By Beating an Inactive, Beaten Guy! Wilder: Fury is Ready, He's in Perfect Shape, No Excuses Andrew Moloney Ready For Concepcion, Wants Kal Yafai Video: Lamon Brewster Talks Wilder-Fury, Wilder-Joshua Fights Video: Jose Benavidez Talks Crawford Title Shot, Porter-Garcia Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: The Heist Wilder: Hearn, Joshua Are Envious - Said Fury Wouldn't Happen Boxing figures to band together to raise cash for Chris Edwards Jaime Munguia vs. Brandon Cook on Canelo-Golovkin Card Fury: If I Didn't Believe I Could Beat Wilder - I'd Pack Up & Retire Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury is a 50-50 Deal, Says Frank Warren Video: Brandon Rios Talks Ring Return, Garcia-Porter, More Video: Tom Loeffler Talks Golovkin-Canelo Rematch, More Video: Shane Mosley Talks Canelo vs. Golovkin, Porter-Garcia Saunders: I Shook Hands With Wilder; Squashed Chicken Beef Araneta Blasts Out Tomogdan Cold, Wins WBC Asia Belt in Cebu Wilder: When I Beat The Man Who Beat The Man - I'm The Man! Video: Caleb Plant Talks Hand Injury, Uzcategui Fight, Ramirez Video: Badou Jack Talks Kovalev-Alvarez, Stevenson-Gvozdyk Video: Terence Crawford Talks Garcia-Porter, Benavidez Fight Video: Bob Arum Talks Wilder-Fury, Manny Pacquiao, More Carlos Cuadras Gets Technical Decision Over Ricardo Nunez Khan: Fight With Pacquiao Could Sell Out Stadium in the UK Shavkat Rakhimov Destroys Robinson Castellanos in Two Evgeny Tishchenko Makes Pro Debut With TKO Win in Five Photos: Jesse Hart, Shakur Stevenson, Jason Sosa, Cornflake Win Fury: Wilder Called, I Answered - Not Like Sh*thouse Joshua! Photos: Jennings Dropped, Comes Back To Stop Dimitrenko Deontay Wilder: I Promise - Fury Will Be a Knockout Victim! Photos: Tyson Fury Boxes Past Pianeta, Secures Deontay Wilder Photos: Carl Frampton Stops Jackson, Looks To Warrington Shot Photos: Cristofer Rosales Takes Out Paddy Barnes With KO Frampton: Warrington Fight is Easiest To Make - Let's Do It Atchariya Claims Decision, Chanoi Scores KO in Bangkok Fury: Wilder Congratulated Me, Said it Was Great Performance Subriel Matias Crushes Breidis Prescott, Jantony Ortiz is KO'd Tyson Fury vs. Francesco Pianeta - CompuBox Punch Stats Haye Cautions Fury That Wilder Has 'Real Dynamite' in Hands
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement