Terence Crawford moves up to welterweight this weekend to challenge WBO champion Jeff Horn of Australia – and the American means business.
Crawford is tabbed as one of the pound for pound best boxers in the sport today and is on a mission to become a multi-weight world champion after unifying the 140lbs weight class.
Crawford has been in mean form all week and appears totally focused on the job at hand.
‘Bud’, who admits to not being a fan of the media and doing interviews, had some straight to the point remarks for Horn:
“He’s viewing me as a small welterweight and come fight night he’s going to see otherwise. I just feel that’s good for him. He’s coming in stronger and determined and that makes for a good fight. I’ll be prepared for whatever he brings on Saturday, and, he might get hurt.”
The usually reserved Crawford added:
“We going to see come Saturday night who’s going to be getting rocked and dropped.”
Crawford comes into the fight a heavy favorite but it is important to note Horn upset the odds to win the belt last year against former champion Manny Pacquiao.