Terence crawford trust that if you beat Shawn porter On November 20, he will be back as the best pound for pound in the world.
“They will be saying later that this is the reason why I am the best pound for pound in the world,” he said. Crawford to the program GetUp! from ESPN. “That I guarantee.”
In his fifth defense of the welterweight title of the WBO, Terence he will look to continue his undefeated 37 combrates with 28 knockouts.
He previously successfully defended the belt against Jose Benavidez, Amir khan, Egidijus Kavaliauskas and Kell brook.
Despite its brand, Crawford has been criticized for not facing the best in the division as Errol Spence Jr. However, he considered that a triumph against an experienced like Porter you can silence your detractors.
“Confront Shawn right now it means taking that next step to be considered the best welterweight, ”he commented. “He has been in this division for a long time since the days when he fought against Julio Diaz or Paulie malignaggi“.
Unlike Spence, Porter He has a mark of 31 wins, 3 losses and a draw, although those two losses were against Keith thurman, former champion of the AMB, and Errol Spence, champion of the FIB and CMB.
Equally, Shawn defeated people like Adrien broner, Andre Berto and the cuban Yordenis Ugás, who recently beat Manny pacquiao in the last fight of his career.
Crawford claimed to face Porter It means fighting one of the strongmen in the division.
“Shawn has already been with almost everyone and I feel that now is the time for those other welters to step forward and not only Porter“, He concluded.