Promoter Bob arum pointed out that the contract of the fight between Terence crawford and Shawn porter, to be held on November 20.
“We spoke with PBC until yesterday ”, he said Arum in an interview with ESNEWS. “It seems that Porter is in or close to doing so ”.
In the same way, he assured that the champion, Crawford, will also sign to be able to announce the fight in the next few days and start the promotion.
“Hopefully, Terence he will be on board and we will announce the fight next week, hopefully, ”he added.
It should be remembered that OMB ordered to Terence crawford make a mandatory defense against Shawn porter and gave both promoters a deadline to negotiate and avoid the auction. The agency agreed to grant an additional term, knowing that both promoters were approaching an agreement.
Arum made known where they want to take the fight from Crawford and Porter in November.
“We want it in Las Vegas, in the Mandalay Bay. We want the sand for November 20 ”, he argued.
Crawford and Shawn Porter disagreed
A few weeks ago, the companies of Al haymon and Bob arum, by Porter and Crawford respectively, they did not reach the agreement. With this, the settlement deadline, established by the World Boxing Organization. But both promoters managed to get the OMB extend the term to negotiate and avoid the auction.
“The bag offer for the mandatory fight between the welterweight champion of the OMB, Terence crawford and the challenger Shawn porter it was moved to September 14, following a request from the promoters of both fighters, ”the agency reported.