Ever since the WBO ordered Terence Crawford to face Shawn Porter as his next mandatory challenger, both the fighters’ teams got in touch to stage this fight quickly. Also, a considerable amount of fans feel it’s prime time for the WBO champ, Crawford, to face the big names of the division. Hence, at this point, there’s no one better than Porter who can offer Crawford a stern fight.
But when is this tussle finally coming to life?
ESPN Ringside recently revealed the fight date of the Crawford vs Porter fight. This contest is set to take place on November 20 on the ESPN+ PPV. Crawford’s promotion, Top Rank, and Porter’s promotion, PBC, will work in sync to roll out this fight in the finest way.
For a long time now, Crawford has stayed assertive on fighting such stout contenders. However, his ultimate wish is to fight his arch-nemesis, Errol Spence Jr. Unfortunately, both their teams couldn’t seal their talks to make this fight happen. As a result, ‘Bud’ is now left to face other names in the division and, for now, he’ll have to get past the rugged challenge presented by Shawn Porter.
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Terence Crawford is undefeated in his professional stint as of now. That said, the champ will have to stay on his toes as Shawn Porter will test him in deep waters and will look to ensure that ‘Bud’ leaves with a 37-1 record instead of 38-0.
Is Terence Crawford a favorite against Shawn Porter?
Terence Crawford will be an obvious favorite for his fight against Porter. This is because he has had the most dominant run among all the other welterweights.
An oppressive fighter in every sense, Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford will look to bring his A-game in this fight, too.
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As 37 fights have failed to yield a blueprint to conquer Terence Crawford, ‘Bud’ will be the favorite in any fight. Nevertheless, Shawn Porter cannot be underestimated, as he will know that a win will see him rise to the top at welterweight.
It’ll be interesting to see who among the two emerges victorious on November 20. Who will you be rooting for?
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