Terence Crawford, Amir Khan tease fight announcement next week

It seems to be like like all that speculation goes to end in a fight in any case.

Terence Crawford and Amir Khan will make what’s being dubbed a “long-awaited announcement,” in response to a press launch, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, on the Landmark London Hotel. Whether their imminent fight takes place in London stays to be seen, nevertheless the mere location of their press conference would lead many to think about that may very properly be 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 each sort of speculation about who his next opponent may be, along with having an entertaining run-in with Errol Spence Jr. in November. The reigning WBO welterweight champion has under no circumstances fought an opponent with the star power and establish recognition of Khan (33-4, 20 KOs), who’s a former welterweight champion himself.

“King Khan” was brutally knocked out by Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in May 2016, nevertheless the 32-year-old returned to the ring last 12 months, scoring a pair of wins over Phil Lo Greco and Samuel Vargas. That acknowledged, he has executed little to disprove his fame for having a suspect chin.

A Crawford-Khan fight must pack intrigue nonetheless, with “Bud” persevering together with his value at 147 kilos sooner than lastly colliding with the likes of Spence or Keith Thurman for a doable unification bout.

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