Terence crawford will leave Top rank when your contract ends and you will leave with Premier Boxing Champions, after he defends the welterweight belt from the OMB against Shawn porter.
“Sources inform me that the expectations are that Terence Crawford-Shawn Porter finished in auction won by Premier Boxing, the future home of Crawford because the fighters (including Errol spence) are more attractive ”, revealed Lance Pugmire of The Athletic.
The body ordered that Crawford defend the 147-pound championship for the fifth time against Porter and they have 30 days to reach an agreement, otherwise they will go to auction.
Bob arum, President of Top rankHe assured that he trusts that they can close the negotiations soon and avoid going to an auction where different promoters can stay with the contest.
“Hopefully we can close it,” said the promoter to BoxingScene.com. “It is a good fight and we are prepared to do it. Let’s see how it works. I think that OMB
) was very fair with the side of Porter with 40% and I think he will do well in the pay per event ”.
According to the regulations of the OMB, 80% of the bag corresponds to the champion and 20% to the challenger, but after analyzing it was ruled that 60% will go to Terence and 40% to Shawn.
One of the best Libra-for-Libra boxers comes from defeating Kell brook in November 2020, after defeating him in four rounds.
However, he has had several setbacks in negotiations with the best in the welterweight division, such as Errol spence, champion of CMB and of the FIB of 147 lbs.
But the change of Top rank to PBC could help you compete against better level boxers like Keith thurman, Danny Garcia, Yordenis ugas, among others.