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Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan – LIVE on BT Sport in UK & ESPN PPV in the US

· Watch Crawford v Khan on BT Sport Box Office
· BT Sport Box Office available on BT TV, Sky, Virgin TV and online
· A night packed full of world-class boxing action for just £19.95.


On Saturday 20th April Amir Khan will return to the ring to face Terence Crawford for the WBO welterweight title at the iconic Madison Square Garden, New York, exclusively live on BT Sport Box Office.


The British Olympic silver-medalist goes into the fight on the back of two victories in his comeback last year, winning bouts against Samuel Vargas and Phil Le Greco, after his super-fight defeat to Canelo Alvarez in 2016.

Coverage on BT Sport Box Office will start from 11:30pm with action from an exciting undercard featuring two of boxing’s most promising up-and-coming talents, Shakur Stevenson and Teofimo Lopez.

Crawford v Khan will cost just £19.95 and can be watched through BT Sport Box Office on BT TV, Virgin TV, Sky or online via the web or the BT Sport Box Office App:

· BT TV, BT Sport on Sky or Sky customers who have previously watched BT Sport Box Office can pay using their remote control.

· Sky customers new to BT Sport Box Office can register and pay online at www.bt.com/sportboxoffice.

· Virgin TV customers should visit the On Demand section and choose Live Events.

· Customers in the Republic of Ireland can purchase BT Sport Box Office with Eir Sport.

· Anyone who wishes to watch the fight online should visit www.bt.com/sportboxoffice and follow
instructions to subscribe and watch on the web or on the BT Sport Box Office app, and customers can watch on the big screen using Google Chromecast and Apple Airplay.

· EE, Vodafone, Three and O2 customers watching online or via the App can choose to add the payment to their mobile bill

Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan Live on Pay-Per-View Under the Top Rank on ESPN Banner

Top Rank on ESPN returns to the big house at Madison Square Garden, the historic “Mecca of Boxing,” this Saturday, April 20, as the undefeated pound-for-pound king, three-division world champion and reigning WBO welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford, headlines the inaugural Top Rank on ESPN pay-per-view broadcast against former unified super lightweight world champion Amir “King” Khan at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Crawford vs. Khan will be available via all major cable and satellite providers with a suggested retail price of $59.95 (SD) or $69.95 (HD).

In addition to the star-studded main event, three additional co-features round out Saturday’s Top Rank on ESPN PPV broadcast with marquee appearances by rising stars Teófimo López (12-0, 10 KOs), the lightweight sensation who is ranked in the top five by all four major sanctioning organizations; Shakur Stevenson (10-0, 6 KOs), the 21-year-old featherweight phenom who captured a silver medal for the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics; and Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (24-1, 16 KOs), who enters the ring in a 10-round lightweight duel with potential world title implications. Additional undercard bouts will air live on ESPN2 and on the ESPN App (Spanish), beginning at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.

Calling the action for ESPN will be Joe Tessitore (play-by-play), former two-division world titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. (analyst) and former pound-for-pound two-division world titleholder and 2004 Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward (analyst). The on-location desk team will feature analysis from Mark Kriegel, Max Kellerman, Bernardo Osuna and Crystina Poncher.

ESPN’s official coverage of fight week kicked off Sunday, April 14, with Countdown to Crawford vs Khan, where fans can follow rivalsCrawford and Khan as they prepare for their blockbuster showdown. Go inside Crawford’s training camp as he prepares at altitude in Colorado Springs, shadow boxes underwater and discusses the challenges and stakes on the line with his trainer/chef Brian “Bomac” McIntyre. See Khan training at the University of California,Berkeley, running the hills above the Golden Gate Bridge and working with famed trainer, Virgil Hunter. The show airs across ESPN2 and ESPNEWS several times throughout fight week.

ESPN+ will exclusively feature:

Fantastic Fights (available now) – Terence Crawford and his trainer look back on Crawford’s first WBO lightweight title defense in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, against former WBA lightweight champion and undefeated Cuban fighter, Yuriorkis Gamboa;

The Prospects (available now) – Follow rising lightweight superstar Teófimo López for 24 hours prior to his biggest win to date against Diego Magdaleno in Frisco, Texas. Lopez and his team allowed all-access coverage leading up to, during and after his crushing knockout win over Magdaleno;

Ring Science (available today) – Undefeated, former pound-for-pound champion Andre Ward breaks down what both Crawford and Khan must accomplish to come out victorious;

The final press conference, live Wednesday, April 17, at 2 p.m. ET;

The weigh-in, live Friday, April 19, at 4 p.m. ET. Also airing live on ESPN2.

News & Information, Digital, SportsCenter, Max on Boxing

Leading up to the event, ESPN will feature previews on studio programming and online, including:

A visit to ESPN’s New York Seaport District Studios Tuesday, April 16, Fighter appearances on SportsCenter, Get Up!, First Take, Max on Boxing and The Stephen A. Smith Show;

Up-to-date on-scene coverage every step of the way from ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael who will be with the fighters multiple days this week;

Max on Boxing live from the Weigh-Friday, April 19, at 5 p.m. ET;

News updates, a fight breakdown and a complete guide to the fight on ESPN.com and the ESPN app from Rafael out Friday, April 19;

ESPN Fantasy game Streak for the Cash fight predictions for the Co-Main and Main Event during the live telecast Saturday, April 20;

ESPN.com coverage includes a feature on Amir Khan from Mark Kriegel, a betting guide for ESPN+ subscribers and expert predictions. , along with video features on Teofimo Lopez, Khan and Terence Crawford offering a look at what drives each of the fighters. Rafael and Steve Kim will be at the fight offering their unique insight, including round-by-round analysis, as the action goes down.

SportsCenter features on Khan, Crawford and López in English and Spanish throughout the week, including;

Khan’s Return (premiered April 15 on ESPN, April 18 on ESPN Deportes) – Going into the Canelo Álvarez fight in 2016, Amir Khan took a risk his trainer had advised him not take. He was overpowered and knocked out, but he was knocked down in more ways than he could have ever imagined. His life quickly spiraled after one bad decision led to another, his personal life becoming the focus of tabloids and culminating in a tweet that would change his life;

Crawford Squad (April 20, ESPN Deportes) – One of the keys to Terence Crawford’s success has been the continuity of the training squad that has been with him since before he became world champion. Even more important for Crawford is that in addition to working day and night with his team, the friendship that has developed between has made them family;

Teófimo López (April 19 on ESPN, ESPN Deportes) – It’s a simple dream that Teófimo López’ father has, to turn the young prospect into a blend between Floyd Mayweather and Mike Tyson. So far, the lightweight has delivered inside the ring with incredible finishes and display of skills.

ESPN will unveil a series of boxing-style #CrawfordKhan oversized wild postings that will be on display in key locations throughout the New York City.

op Rank on ESPN (All times Eastern) 2019

Date
Time
Event
Platform
Thu, Apr 18
8:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs. Jose Benavidez (re-air)
ESPN2
9:00 p.m.
Countdown to Crawford vs. Khan (re-air)
ESPN2
Fri., Apr 19
4:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs Khan Weigh-in (live)
ESPN+, ESPN2
5:00 p.m.
Max on Boxing
ESPN2
7:00 p.m.
Max on Boxing (re-air)
ESPNEWS
7:30 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs Khan Weigh-in (re-air)
ESPNEWS
Sat., Apr 20
1:00 a.m.
Countdown to Crawford vs. Khan (re-air)
ESPN2
2:30 p.m.
Countdown to Crawford vs. Khan (re-air)
ESPNEWS
3:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs. Julius Indongo (re-air)
ESPNEWS
4:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs. Jose Benavidez (re-air)
ESPNEWS
5:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs. Khan Weigh-in (re-air)
ESPNEWS
6:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs. Khan Undercards (live)
ESPN2, ESPN App (Spanish)
9:00 p.m.
Top Rank on ESPN: Crawford vs. Khan Main Event (live)
PPV

 

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