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Photos: Terence Crawford, Jose Benavidez - Tense Face To Face

Following Wednesday's media day tensions, Terence "Bud" Crawford and Jose Benavidez Jr. were a bit more civil at Thursday's press conference. The trash talk led to an extended face-off, as pound-for-pound king Crawford (33-0, 24 KOs) readies to defend his WBO welterweight world title against Benavidez (27-0, 18 KOs) Saturday at the CHI Health Center Omaha (ESPN and ESPN Deportes, 10:30 p.m. ET). (photos by Mikey Williams).

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In the 10-round co-feature, unbeaten featherweight sensation Shakur Stevenson (8-0, 4 KOs) will take on Viorel Simion (21-2, 9 KOs).
 
ESPN, 10:30 p.m. ET

Terence Crawford (champion) vs. Jose Benavidez (challenger), 12 rounds, WBO welterweight world title

Shakur Stevenson vs. Viorel Simion, 10 rounds, super featherweight (129-pound limit)

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ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET

Carlos Adames vs. Joshua Conley, 10 rounds, vacant NABF super welterweight title

Steve Nelson vs. Oscar Riojas, 10/8 rounds, light heavyweight

Mike Alvarado vs. Robbie Cannon, 8/6 rounds, welterweight

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Mikaela Mayer vs. Vanessa Bradford, 8 rounds, vacant NABF super featherweight title

Ismail Muwendo vs. Andre Wilson, 8/6 rounds, lightweight

Jose Valenzuela vs. Hugo Rodriguez, 4 rounds, super featherweight

Keeshawn Williams vs. Ramel Snegur, 4 rounds, welterweight

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Crawford-Benavidez and Stevenson-Simion will air live and exclusively Saturday on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 10:30 p.m. ET with undercards streaming live in the United States at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+

Remaining tickets to this world championship event, priced at $178, $103, $63, and $38, not including applicable fees, can be purchased at the CHI Health Center Omaha box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at ticketmaster.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by NotaPachugger on 10-13-2018

Omaha ... Lol get me a steak & STFU. Meth city , Nebraska. Hell, steal me the entire cow while you're at it

Comment by NotaPachugger on 10-13-2018

Beats your people .. racist pig. How about he fight top black fighters and outside the farm in NY or Las Vegas . Over rated can't sell fighter coddled Top Rank fighter. Spence will punch him into a has been…

Comment by NotaPachugger on 10-13-2018

Looks like the normally calm Crawford is shyttting Chicken.

Comment by NotaPachugger on 10-13-2018

Horn .. Really Horn ... STFU

Comment by 7not8 on 10-13-2018

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;19187184]Omaha is excited about it. There will be a good turn out like always.[/QUOTE] Bruh, I literally just told my boy I was hype about this fight yesterday 😂 I'm nowhere near Nebraska either. No, I don't think for one…

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