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Crawford Bids to Become Two-Weight Champion

In Arlington Texas, on Saturday night, the 2014 Fighter of the Year, Terence Crawford will be bidding to become a two-weight world champion.

Crawford, well known to British fight-fans after his skirmish with Ricky Burns, will be taking on the Porto Rican fighter Thomas Dulorme.

Dulorme is a big-punching light-welterweight and itll be interesting to see how Crawford fares in moving up a weight.

Seen by many as a future superstar heading towards being labelled the best-pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Crawford has had this to say about the challenge that lies ahead,

I feel like I need to use my career momentum to my advantage and I feel like Ive got the momentum right now. I dont want to take any steps backwards - I want to keep moving up.

I think Dulorme is a good boxer. Hes got a sharp, nice jab, hes got a nice right hand. He likes to throw the little right hook. He moves well. He switches like me. I dont have anything bad to say about him.

Come Saturday I feel like Im going to make my adjustments in the ring and do what Ive got to do to get the job done.


And on moving up a weight Crawford further added,

I see myself doing great things in this weight class. I feel like I am going to be stronger. I feel like I am going to be faster. I am getting the experience that I need to be smarter and wiser.

As for a victor, here at Vital Boxing we reckon Crawford will add this belt to those hes already accumulated, the guy is that good.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 17 2015

Time: 5:02PM

 

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