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Terence Crawford has apparently suffered a hand injury in training camp, which will push his fight against WBO Welterweight champion Jeff Horn to May 19th, or perhaps some time in June.  Bob Arum’s exact words were “the Horn-Crawford fight will need to be rescheduled for May or June.  Crawford apparently hurt his right hand during a sparring session, where he accidentally his his sparing partner in the top of the head.  Crawford’s camp is saying that the injury is not that serious, but it is serious enough to postpone the fight a bit.

The venue will stay the same.  Horn VS Crawford will take place at the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas Nevada.  The fight will air on Top Rank Boxing on ESPN as usual, as Top Rank had moved to mainstream television.  Terence Crawford is an overwhelming favorite to defeat Jeff Horn for the WBO World Welterweight title, so I’m sure Horn is willing to wait the extra 2 months.  Besides his disputed victory over Manny Pacquiao, Jeff Horn hasn’t really done anything of extreme importance in his career, but is trending up after his TKO victory over Gary Corcoran.  Even with that being said, plus Crawford’s hand injury, “Bud” Crawford is still the favorite by a long shot.

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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April 14th will apparently be a very busy day in the boxing world, as Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KO’s) will make his Welterweight debut, as he challenges Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KO’s) for his WBO 147 pound title.  The fight will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York NY, and will air live on ESPN.

This fight is interesting because Crawford gets a title shot in his first 147 pound fight against the man that defeated Manny Pacquiao.  Crawford is a monster, and he absolutely cleaned out the 140 pound division.  He won every title available (WBA/WBO/WBC/IBF/TheRing), to become the first undisputed champion since Bernard Hopkins did it back in his Middleweight days.  Horn’s only chance here is to brawl, but Crawford can do that too.  He can do anything in the ring.  Hopefully its not too much of a blowout, but the 147 pound division is going to have a very exciting year.

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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This Saturday Night July 1st 2017, Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 MO’s) will put his WBO Welterweight title on the line against Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KO’s).  The fight will take place at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane Australia and will be live on ESPN at 9pm ET.  In the co-feature, Teiru Kinoshita (25-1-1, 8 KO’s) and Jerwin Ancajas (26-1-1, 17 KO’s) will go at it for the IBF Super Flyweight title.  Also on the card, Shane Mosley Jr (10-1, 7 KO’s) will be in action as he takes on David Toussaint (10-0, 8 KO’s) in a 10 round Middleweight bout.  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

MANNY PACQUIAO

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-Record:  59 – 6 – 2, 38 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Welterweight

-Height:  5′ 6″

-Reach:  67″

-Notable Fights

  • Juan Manuel Marquez  —  Win, Split Decision (12), 3/15/08. (Won TheRing & WBC Super Featherweight titles)
  • Oscar De La Hoya  —  Win, TKO 8th round (12), 12/6/08.
  • Floyd Mayweather  —  Loss, Unanimous Decision (12), 5/2/15.

 

JEFF HORN

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-Record:  59 – 6 – 2, 38 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Welterweight

-Height:  5′ 9″

-Reach:  68″

-Notable Fights

  • Randal Bailey  —  Win, TKO 7th round (12), 4/27/16.
  • Ali Funeka  —  Win, TKO 6th round (10), 12/10/16.

 

Predictions:

Shane Mosley Jr  —  def  —  David Toussaint  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Derwin Ancajas  —  def  —  Teiru Kinoshita  —  via  —  TKO 7th round

Manny Pacquiao  —  def  —  Jeff Horn  —  via  —  TKO 8th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

 

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This Saturday night December 10th 2016, Joseph Parker (21-0, 18 KO’s) and Andy Ruiz (29-0, 19 KO’s) will go at it for the vacant WBO Heavyweight title.  The fight will take place at the Vector Arena in Aukland New Zealand, and will be broadcast live on UniMas at 10pm ET.  In the co-feature, Jeff Horn (15-0-1, 10 KO’s) will clash with Ali Funeka (39-5-3, 31 KO’s) with the WBO inter-continental Welterweight title on the line in a 10 round bout.  Here is the tale of the tape and predictions:

Andy Ruiz Jr Tale of The Tape Joseph Parker
29 Wins 21
0 Lost 0
19 KOs 18
0 Draws 0
29 Total Fights 21
66% KO% 86%
6’2″ Height 6’4″
74″ Reach 76″
Orthodox Stance Orthodox
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico Nationality South Auckland, New Zealand
September 1st 1989 Date of Birth January 9th 1992

 

Predictions:

Jeff Horn  —  def  —  Ali Funeka  —  via  —  TKO  —  8th round

Joseph Parker  —  def  —  Andy Ruiz  —  via  —  KO 9th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE