The Welterweight Title Showdown between Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter is scheduled for November 20, 2021, at Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay’s Michelob ULTRA Arena.
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Terence Crawford (known as “Bud” in the ring) is 34-years-old and stands at 5’8”. He’s had a total of 37 bouts in his boxing career. Crawford’s reach is 70” and his stance is Orthodox.
Shawn Porter (known as “Showtime” in the ring) is 33 years old and stands at 5 ‘7″. He’s had a total of 35 bouts in his boxing career. Crawford’s reach is 69” and his stance is Orthodox.
Porter has 31 wins and 3 losses with 17 knockouts (49% knockout percentage). Crawford has 37 wins and 0 losses with 28 knockouts (76% knockout percentage).
The Fighters’ History
Crawford has been calling out the top Welterweights since 2018 when he hit rank 147 in his division. While he has usually struggled to find the best-of-the-best opponents in his division, Crawford is now meeting his proverbial match against Porter on November 20th.
Both boxers have been boxing for the last 13 years since 2008. Porter made his debut on October 3, 2008, which was 8 months after Crawford’s debut on March 14, 2008.
Porter has held the IBF title in 2013 and 2014 and the WBF title in 2018 and 2019. He had 276 wins as an amateur and two-time champion of the world during his professional career.
Crawford has held the lightweight title from 2014 to 2015 according to Ring magazine. He’s been holding the WBO welterweight title since 2018.
What’s at Stake for this Fight
November 20th is the night where he will get his desired legacy-defining and ground-breaking fight against Shawn Porter.
Porter is excited to go toe-to-toe against Crawford and see who is the stronger of the two contenders. He has wanted this fight against Crawford for a while as well.
Porter’s purse was decided at $4 million and Crawford’s purse was calculated at $6 million.
Crawford’s WBO welterweight title is being defended during this upcoming fight. He has been undefeated during his entire career. With a one-year break from the ring after winning against Kell Brook, Crawford is stretching his muscles against Porter to defend his title.
The Fight’s in Las Vegas!
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