TERENCE CRAWFORD defends his WBO welterweight crown in a potentially career-defining clash against Shawn Porter.
Fighting for the first time in over a year, Bud puts his unbeaten 37-0 record on the line in Sin City against former WBC champion Showtime.
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Crawford is regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet, but has struggled to lure the very best welterweights into the ring since stepping up from 140lbs.
Porter represents that challenge and it promises to be a hugely exciting showdown in Las Vegas, with titles and reputations on the line.
When is Crawford vs Porter?
- This blockbuster world title clash will be held on Saturday, November 20.
- It will take place in the early hours of Sunday morning here in the UK.
- Expect the main event around 8pm Vegas time, which is 4am on this side of the Atlantic.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
In a big boost for fight fans, this showdown is NOT a pay-per-view event in the UK.
The full evening’s entertainment – including the main card – will be shown on Sky Sports Arena and Main Event.
Coverage will start at 2am GMT.
To stream, download the Sky Go app if you’re a Sky customer and watch on a number of devices.
While non-subscriber can get a NOW TV pass from £9.99, with the fight then available on your mobile, tablet, PC, games console or smart TV.
Who is fighting on the undercard?
- Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter (WBO welterweight title)
- Esquiva Falcao vs Patrice Volny (middleweight)
- Janibek Alimkhanuly vs Hassan N’Dam (middleweight)
- Raymond Muratalla vs Steven Ortiz (lightweight)
What they said
Terence Crawford: “I want to be the best fighter in the world. Simple. I feel like I’m already there, but I have to prove it to the world and it starts with Porter.
“I wasn’t looking to fight Shawn Porter when I stepped up into the welterweight division.
“But being that he’s one of the top welterweights in the world, here we are and I’m looking forward to it.”
Shawn Porter: “He’ll have his mind where it needs to be when the fight starts, but I expect to make [things] as easy as can be.
“Simply put, Terence has met his match. It’s not up to me to say things to convince anybody of that.”
- Crawford to win – 1/7
- Porter win – 4/1
- Crawford by KO/TKO – 7/4
- Porter by KO/TKO – 17/2
- Crawford on points – 5/6
- Porter on points – 13/2
- Fight to go the distance – 4/7
*All odds from Betfair and correct at time of publication.