Terence Crawford to fight Shawn Porter on November 20 in Las Vegas in toughest bout yet

Terence Crawford to fight Shawn Porter on November 20 in Las Vegas in toughest bout yet


Terence Crawford to fight Shawn Porter on November 20 in unbeaten pound-for-pound star’s toughest bout yet…. and if he wins in Las Vegas a mega-fight in Scotland in opposition to Josh Taylor may very well be NEXT

  • Terence Crawford will face Shawn Porter in Las Vegas fight on November 20
  • The unbeaten 33-year-old is taken into account one of many pound-for-pound greatest
  • But Porter has been in large fights and can show his sternest take a look at to date
  • Promoter Bob Arum hopes a bout with Josh Taylor may very well be subsequent for Crawford 


Terence Crawford will fight Shawn Porter in the sternest take a look at of his illustrious profession to date on November 20 in Las Vegas.

The 33-year-old will put his unbeaten 37-0 file on the road in opposition to Porter, who’s a two-time former welterweight world champion.

Crawford is broadly thought-about to be one of many prime three pound-for-pound fighters in the world, together with Canelo Alvarez and Naoya Inoue, and can look to cement that after once more on the Mandalay Bay.

Terence Crawford will fight Shawn Porter in a huge fight on November 20 in Las Vegas

Terence Crawford will fight Shawn Porter in an enormous fight on November 20 in Las Vegas

Porter fought Errol Spence Jr in 2019 in a fight of the year contender, losing by split decision

Porter fought Errol Spence Jr in 2019 in a fight of the 12 months contender, dropping by cut up choice

He has not fought since final November, when he beat Britain’s Kell Brook inside 4 rounds, and in 2019 he additionally stopped the Sheffield fighter’s massive rival Amir Khan.

Crawford and promoter Bob Arum publicly fell out final 12 months, and the pair have been annoyed in regards to the incapacity to safe a bout with one of many different main welterweight contenders, due to a lot of them being promoted elsewhere.

A fight with Errol Spence Jr is one boxing followers have lengthy hoped to see, however Crawford revealed he’s fed up of chasing his rivals.

‘I’ve been calling for these fights since I’ve been at 140,’ he instructed DAZN. ‘If you return all the way in which, I used to be calling out Keith Thurman, Errol Spence, all these guys.

Crawford and Bob Arum have struggled to secure bouts with the biggest names in the division

Crawford and Bob Arum have struggled to safe bouts with the largest names in the division

‘Once I moved up everyone was saying get a belt. I transfer up to and I get a belt my first fight – no tune-up – at welterweight.

‘I’m not about to be taking part in these video games the place they are saying, ‘We’ll fight you after we’ll fight you,’ on their phrases. If we’re going to fight, we’re gonna fight, if we’re not, we’re not. It’s cool.’

Porter has fought each Thurman and Spence, and went the complete 12 rounds with two of the division’s greatest.

Against Thurman he misplaced by unanimous choice, however his bout with Spence was a fight of the 12 months contender and he misplaced the unification conflict by cut up choice.

A fight with undisputed light-welterweight champion Josh Taylor could be next for Crawford

A fight with undisputed light-welterweight champion Josh Taylor may very well be subsequent for Crawford

Should Crawford get the higher of Porter, Arum is hopeful {that a} fight with Scotland’s undisputed light-welterweight champion Josh Taylor, who he additionally promotes, may very well be subsequent. 

‘We hope, early subsequent 12 months we shall be in a position to do a fight that can blow the lid off of all the things in the UK,’ stated Arum.

‘That can be Taylor difficult Crawford for the welterweight title.’

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