TERRENCE CRAWFORD DEBUT AT WELTERWEIGHT

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Terrence Crawford will be fighting for the first time in the Welterweight Division against WBO champion Jeff Horn. One of Crawford's most impressive wins was against Puerto Rico's slick, fast, and hard-hitting Yuriorkis Gamboa. In the early rounds of the fight, Crawford had some trouble adjusting to the slick style of "in and out" quick movement and Gamboa's effective punches. Crawford avoided the fight inside where Gamboa was most effective, he decided to box and switch to south paw the majority of the fight. Both fighters were on the aggressive attack until Crawford set up a perfect shot, caught Gamboa with a counter right hand following up with a left hand and dropping him in round 5. Crawford was eventually able to walk down Gamboa knocking him out in the 8th round. The superior victory led to more impressive victories over Reymundo Beltran and Viktor Postol. Now moving up into a solid fit at welterweight, Crawford seeks to become a world champion yet again with a record of 18-0-1 with 12 KO's. Jeff Horn will be his first test at the welterweight division. At this weight I feel Crawford would make the perfect transition, being more powerful in his punches and the skill set still improves every fight. Horn has been fighting his whole career at this division making him more of a solid welterweight but not as smart or as quick as Crawford can be. His skill level is what makes him stand out more and his ability to adjust to any situation has led him to a record of 32-0 with 23 KO's, as he tries to become a 3 time Divisional World Champion.

WRITTEN BY RANDY HERNANDEZ


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