Bernard Hopkins, partner of Golden Boy Promotions and former world champion, assured that the next one he has to face Terence crawford is Vergil Ortíz Jr.
“The next fight I want to see that,” he commented. Hopkins to ES News. “When Oscar de la hoya) come out and be here, ask him if he will make that fight because Bernard said Vergil Are you ready for Crawford“.
The thrill of Hopkins continued through the skies when he saw the presentation he gave away Ortíz after knocking out Maurice hooker in the seventh episode.
“I already told Eric Gomez (President of Golden boy) to do it, Crawford-OrtízThat’s the next fight, ”Hopkins considered.
Ortíz, barely 22 years old, is sure that the difference of almost 10 years with Crawford it will not be an impediment, since he made reference to the same when finishing his fight with Hooker.
“I do not care if I am 22 years old, I want that fight,” confessed the Mexican blood at the end of the fight against Maurice.
Crawford, 33, is undefeated in 37 professional fights and has been mentioned Manny Pacquiao, Ryan Garcia or Errol spence as rivals.
However, on the evening of Ortíz vs. Hooker ruled out that he is going to face Spence, burying all intentions to unify the welterweight belts.
Crawford had no trouble beating Kell brook in his last presentation, in November, in 2011 and retained his belt by technical knockout.
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