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Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan - Ticket Information

Start spreading the news. The year’s most anticipated welterweight showdown is headed to The World’s Most Famous Arena.
 
Terence “Bud” Crawford will defend his WBO welterweight world title against Amir “King” Khan on Saturday, April 20 at Madison Square Garden.
 
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Matchroom Boxing and Khan Promotions, tickets for this world championship event go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. ET/9a.m. PT. Tickets priced at $606, $406, $306, $206, $106, $81, and $56 (including facility fees) can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.MSG.com.
 
Undercard bouts and details on how fans will be able to access the pay-per-view event will be announced at a later date.

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“I can’t wait to head back to New York City and Madison Square Garden for this fight with Amir Khan. The Garden is the perfect venue for a fight of this magnitude,” Crawford said. “I know that my fans will make the trip up to New York and I’ll have a ton of support when I step in to the ring. I expect Khan’s British fans to come out as well, and I believe we will have a packed house on April 20. It’s going to be a great fight so make sure to get your tickets early.”
 
“New York is undoubtedly one of my most favorite cities in the world, and it’s like a second home to me,” Khan said. “This is the biggest fight of my career against one of the world’s best in Terence Crawford, and Madison Square Garden is the perfect venue for a fight of this magnitude. It’s a short flight for my fans from the United Kingdom, and they will be coming over in droves to see this fantastic fight. I want to become a three-time world champion, and that is my primary motivation to win this fight.”
 
"Terence Crawford is one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport, he always puts on a show at Madison Square Garden, and we're excited New York fight fans will be able to see him fight again at The Garden on April 20," said Joel Fisher, executive vice president, MSG Marquee Events. "This will be an action-packed fight between Crawford and Amir Khan, and The Garden is excited to host this great night of boxing."
 
Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs), widely regarded as the world’s best fighter, is a three-weight world champion who has knocked out five consecutive opponents. A former undisputed 140-pound world champion, Crawford won the WBO welterweight title in June 2018 with a ninth-round stoppage of Jeff “The Hornet” Horn. He defended the belt in October with a 12th-round TKO over bitter rival Jose Benavidez Jr. in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. This will be Crawford’s second headlining appearance at the big arena at Madison Square Garden. In May 2017, he knocked out 2008 Olympic gold medalist Felix Diaz in 10 rounds.
 
Khan (33-4, 20 KOs), a former unified world champion at 140 pounds, has won two in a row since his 2016 knockout loss to middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez. He is 4-0 in his career when fighting as a welterweight, including wins over former world champions Devon Alexander, Chris Algieri, and Luis Collazo. Khan headlined at Madison Square Garden once before when he defended his WBA 140-pound world title against Paulie Malignaggi at The Theater on May 15, 2010.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxing1013 on 02-17-2019

[QUOTE=Jab jab boom;19518502]Yeah, this debate topic really took twists and turns. Agree to disagree. Lol[/QUOTE] Lol true! fair enough...catch you on another one

Comment by Jab jab boom on 02-17-2019

[QUOTE=Boxing1013;19518109]Man I have no idea how we are even on this tangent from where we started lol. Most notably he beat Morales and then he won a real belt at 140. Even his good fights at 147 were with Broner…

Comment by Boxing1013 on 02-17-2019

[QUOTE=Jab jab boom;19517900]but who did maidana beat at 140? Look at the records of his opponents. He faced a bunch of novices, several who had double digit losses. And yeah, you could say porter was a 147 fighter who beat…

Comment by Jab jab boom on 02-16-2019

[QUOTE=Boxing1013;19517880]That's like your opinion man. Yes the 147 pounders in their prime, stopped the 140 pounders at the end of their careers. I am aware of that. P4P anyone hyping Garcia and Porter that much over Paulie and Zab is…

Comment by Boxing1013 on 02-16-2019

[QUOTE=Jab jab boom;19517805]in essence you're defending khan by down talking a guy who ko'd him in 4 in his prime. [B]Not to mention that nobody in their right mind would say that Zab and Paulie were better than garcia and…

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