Crawford says next fight against Benavidez on Oct.13 in Omaha

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By Chris Williams: WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford has confirmed that his next fight should be against Top Rank fighter Jose Benavidez on October 13 in Omaha, Nebraska. The fight still hasn’t been confirmed yet, Crawford says, but it’s one that he hopes will get made. The 26-year-old Benavidez (27-0, 18 KOs) has had words with Crawford in the past, and there seems to be a lot of bad blood between them. Jose is the older brother of World Boxing Council super middleweight champion David Benavidez.

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Terence Crawford wants Danny Garcia fight

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By Chris Williams: Terence Crawford says he would like to face Danny Garcia in a unification fight if he beats Shawn Porter next month in their clash for the vacant WBC welterweight title. WBO 147 pound champion Crawford (33-0, 24 KOs) says he’s not sure that Garcia, 29, will even win his fight against Porter (28-2-1, 17 KOs) because it’s a tough one for him.

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Crawford trash talking Errol Spence

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By Chris Williams: Unbeaten welterweights Terence Crawford and Errol Spence trashed talked each other on social media on Sunday in talking about who’s the top dog at 147. WBO champion Crawford (33-0, 24 KOs), who is a newcomer at welterweight and has only one win under his belt against Jeff Horn, started off saying that he runs the shot at 147.

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