Terence Crawford


Rematch Clause : Terence Crawford was not impressed with Errol Spence’s attempts to muscle in on his potential fight with Sebastian Fundora.

Both men are actively pursuing a contest against the new WBC and WBO super-welterweight champion after the ‘Towering Inferno’ beat Tim Tszyu on Saturday night to claim the belts.

Fundora’s win was a bloodbath with Tszyu sustaining a horror cut in the second round after being caught with an accidental elbow.

Tszyu valiantly fought on but was unable to do enough to get his hand raised as he fell to the first defeat of his professional career via split decision.

In the immediate aftermath, Spence entered the ring to call out Fundora and drum up interest in their potential fight.

“It’s time to get it on, he’s got the big dog now,” said Spence.

“This is my first time seeing him in person and he’s got pretty good height but we will break him down, we always do.”

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The imposing 6ft 6ins champion then replied: “I think it will be great [fighting him].

“He’s one of the greats right now, he’s one of the pound-for-pounds, so if I can fight him and get a win off of him it will be good history for me again.”

However Crawford, who is the WBO mandatory challenger for Fundora, had a thing or two to say about his former foe’s attempts to jump the queue.

“@ErrolSpenceJr sorry buddy you gotta wait in line sir,” he tweeted.

“You lost sir gotta work yo way back up,” he added in reference to his stoppage victory over Spence last July.

The preeminent designation is reserved for fighters who are champions of ‘high recognition’.

Oleksandr Usyk previously used his WBO ‘super champion’ status to become Anthony Joshua’s mandatory in 2021.

Terence Crawford has doors open for a shot against Canelo Alvarez, would take it “in a heartbeat”

Terence Crawford recently weighed in on the implications of Canelo leaving PBC, especially the opportunity of him fighting Canelo Alvarez, a fight that he claims to jump on immediately.

Canelo Alvarez has been tippy toing around his next contenders, especially after leaving the Premier Boxing Champions promotion company which tied him to several fights within their pool.

Canelo Alvarez left Premier Boxing Champions

When leaving the organization Canelo now can fight Crawford, however, Terance will have to move up two classes, he needs to move up to 154,160 or 168, this would make the undisputed champion more comfortable coming to terms with Bud’s company.

Terence “Bud” Crawford was asked if he thought Canelo’s reason to leave PBC was to be able and fight Benavidez or him, to which Crawford mentioned, “I don’t think that’s true. I think Canelo’s reasons for moving from PBC is his own personal reasons,”.

Canelo’s former fight against Jermell Charlo was more of the same, the Mexican champion has been highly criticized for not accepting challenges from fighters who are hungry for a title. Canelo has also been facing backlash from fans as most of his fights end in a decision and has not been able to knock an opponent out.

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Fighting Terence Crawford, David Benavidez, and Jaime Munguia would put an end to those comments that he does not take in real challenges. Jaime Munguia recently fought John Ryder and knocked him down 5 times and the fight ended in TKO. Munguia is also ready to make the Canelo fight happen and many in the WBC are pushing for that to come to fruition.

Canelo Alvarez Terence Crawford

Meanwhile, Crawford has confirmed that there haven’t been any direct talks with Canelo’s people about a possible fight, however, we’d love to make that happen.

Terence mentioned “Me and Canelo have never talked about fighting. Yeah, that’s a fight that I would take in a heartbeat, and I would look forward to taking it. But, no, I don’t think he moved because of Terence Crawford or Benavidez. I just think he’s handling his career the way he wants to. It’s always possible,”

Terence Crawford Could Be Set For Shock Next Move After Message From Promoter

It was revealed this week that unified welterweight champion Terence Crawford is now a promotional free agent, and now the 36-year-old could be set to make a huge move.

Crawford established himself as the pound-for-pound number one fighter on the planet when he knocked out Errol Spence Jr in a generational performance that will live long in the memory.

He hasn’t fought since due to Spence’s activation of their rematch clause, but his former foe has now pulled out of the rematch after undergoing cataract surgery, and the rumour mill as to whom Crawford may now face is well underway.

With promoters around the globe clamouring to either sign Crawford or convince him to fight their man, Golden Boy Promotions’ founder and former six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya went public in his desire to add the undefeated star to his stable. 

In terms of who Crawford may face next, there are two standout options. First, is an unprecedented three weight-class jump up to fight Canelo Alvarez for the undisputed super-middleweight title, with the Mexican yet to confirm who he will face in May and September.

However, the more realistic option appears to be WBO super-welterweight champion Tim Tszyu, who is now recognised as the top dog up at 154lbs.

Before the Aussie can consider such a mammoth opportunity, he must first get past another former unified welterweight champion in Keith Thurman, who he fights on March 30th in Las Vegas.