Terence Crawford, Amir Khan tease fight announcement next week | Boxing

It appears to be like like all that hypothesis goes to guide as much as a struggle in any case.

Terence Crawford and Amir Khan will make what’s being dubbed as a “long-awaited announcement,” in keeping with a press launch, on Tuesday, Jan. 15 on the Landmark London Resort. Whether or not their imminent struggle takes place in London stays to be seen, however the mere location of their press convention would lead many to consider that might very properly wind up being the case.

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After scoring a scintillating TKO of Jose Benavidez Jr. in October, Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) closed out his 2018 by fielding every kind of hypothesis about who his subsequent opponent can be, together with having an entertaining run-in with Errol Spence Jr. in November. The reigning WBO welterweight champion has by no means fought an opponent with the star energy and identify recognition of a Khan (33-4, 20 KOs), who’s a former welterweight champion himself.

“King Khan” was brutally knocked out by Saul “Canelo” Alvarez again in Might 2016, however the 32-year-old returned to the ring final 12 months, scoring a pair of wins over Phil Lo Greco and Samuel Vargas. That stated, he has completed little to disprove his popularity for having a suspect chin.

Nonetheless, a Crawford-Khan struggle ought to pack intrigue, nonetheless, with “Bud” persevering with his cost at 147 kilos earlier than ultimately colliding with the likes of a Spence or Keith Thurman for a potential unification bout.


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