Josh taylor, unified super lightweight champion, would be the next rival of Terence crawford, welterweight monarch of the OMB, by early 2022 in Scotland, he pointed Bob arum.
“Josh is a greater talent, “he said Bob in an interview with Sky Sports. “He will fight against Jack Catterall in November. Then, hopefully, early next year, we can have a fight that blows everyone’s head off at the UK. That would be Taylor challenging Crawford for the welterweight title ”.
The British boxer became the champion of the WBC, WBA, FIB Y OMB at the end of May this year, when he defeated by unanimous decision Jose Carlos Ramirez by triple card of 114-112.
Taylor has fought most of his career at 140 pounds, so it would be the first time that he would move up to 147, weight at which Crawford has been since June 2018.
“It would be in primetime of UK“, he pointed Arum of the possible confrontation between Josh Y Terence. “We would love to do it in the spring there with 60 thousand people in Scotland”.
Just last May Josh taylor fought for the fourth time in the USA, since the rest of his fights have been done in the UK.
For his part, the last time he fought Terence crawford It was in November 2020 before Kell brook who he knocked out in fourth rounds.
Crawford became champion of the WBC, WBA, FIB Y OMB at super lightweight, but now he has five welterweight bouts in which he has knocked out all his opponents.