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Photos: Terence Crawford, Jeff Horn - Ready For War in Las Vegas

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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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Someone88 on 06-09-2018

Wow! This is a great fight, can't wait go Horn!

Comment by 7not8 on 06-09-2018

[QUOTE=Vlad_;18844370]Horn stepped in his boxers, weighed in at 148, right away removed his boxers, weight dropped to 147.5, then he had an hour to lose his half pound. Which he did. His body weight was 147.5 at the first weigh…

Comment by NachoMan on 06-09-2018

Not that it means a whole once the bell rings, but I do agree that Horn looked more settled in the face-off. Crawford bouncing and rubbing his head and all. What does it mean for the fight? Usually zero.

Comment by Vlad_ on 06-09-2018

[QUOTE=7not8;18844281]Yeah I could. Is that surprising to u? He stepped on the scale 148 his first attempt so he was 1 pound over. If u saw Crawford step on the scale first with his smaller frame and muscle mass and…

Comment by 7not8 on 06-09-2018

[QUOTE=Vlad_;18843703]Horn was actually at 147.5 without clothes on, so really? You could tell he was half a pound over weight when he stepped on the scale the first time? [IMG]https://media.giphy.com/media/QqBGxHpwGiFr2/giphy.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE] Yeah I could. Is that surprising to u? He stepped…

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