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Photos: Benavidez, Pedraza, Stevenson Ready For MGM Fights

LAS VEGAS – After the months of trash talk, Terence "Bud" Crawford and WBO welterweight champion Jeff "The Hornet" Horn met face to face at the official weigh-in. (photos by Mikey Williams).

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Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs), the pound-for-pound great from Omaha, Nebraska, is seeking a world title in a third weight class against the unbeaten Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs).

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On the undercard, Jose Pedraza (23-1, 12 KOs), from Cidra, Puerto Rico, will challenge Antonio Moran (22-2, 15 KOs) in a 10-rounder for the WBO Latino lightweight belt; Shakur Stevenson (6-0, 3 KOs), a 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist, will step up in class against Aelio Mesquita (16-1, 14 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight contest; light heavyweight prospect Steve Nelson (10-0, 8 KOs) will take on Dashon Webster (10-1, 6 KOs) in a six-rounder; and 18-year-old super featherweight sensation Gabe Flores Jr (7-0, 5 KOs) will face Jorge Rojas (4-3-1, 2 KOs) in a six-round bout.

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And, in a battle of unbeatens, welterweight contender Jose Benavidez (26-0, 17 KOs) will face the iron-fisted Frank Rojas (22-0, 21 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela, in a 10-rounder.

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Comment by Corelone on 06-09-2018

Iron fisted Frank Rojas? He hasn't beat anybody with a pulse yet. Most with only 3 or 4 fights and none with a winning record. He is a DIY homebuilt, rustic, untested (he's skipping many classes here) KO artist. Undefeated…

Comment by budfr on 06-09-2018

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