Who emerges as the WBO welterweight world champion when Terence Crawford and Kell Brook throw down inside The Bubble?
- Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook goes Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at 7 PM EST
- Who will stand tall this weekend as WBO welterweight champion?
- Check out the fight odds, analysis, and predictions below
Terence Crawford and Kell Brook will throw down inside of the Bubble. Crawford vs Brook takes place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 14th, 2020, and the pugilistic proceedings will broadcast on ESPN+.
The WBO welterweight world championship is up for grabs in this prizefight. Brook is making his return to this division after a brief run at junior middleweight and looks to unseat the reigning welterweight king Terence Crawford.
Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook Odds
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Terence Crawford Seeks Fourth WBO Title Defense
Crawford is, in the eyes of many, the number one pound for pound ranked boxer in the present day. He makes his return to the ring for the first time since December of last year.
Terence Bud Crawford is someone who has been greatly affected by the business end of boxing as most of the elite welterweights are signed under the PBC banner while Crawford is affiliated with Top Rank.
“ I ain’t ducking, dodging, hiding from no man on this planet… It’s not my fault that these guys that I’ve been calling out don’t want to fight me.”@TerenceCrawford says line ’em up 😤 #CrawfordBrook pic.twitter.com/sckKZSzmJm
— ESPN Ringside (@ESPNRingside) November 10, 2020
Still, though Terence Crawford has a notable roadblock looking to halt his three-fight streak of successful title defenses. Kell Brook is a big welterweight who is a former IBF champion in the class and will assuredly have the size advantage over Bud this weekend.
Brook is a pugilist who stepped up to fight middleweight boogeyman Gennady Golovkin at the height of his powers. Crawford used to ply his trade as a lightweight world champion before moving up.
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Brook is riding a three-fight win streak with KO wins book ending that stretch of victories.
This is his first world title bout in close to three and a half years (his last pro defeat to Errol Spence Jr for the IBF world welterweight title in May 2017).
Kell Brook announced his return with a BANG 💥 pic.twitter.com/XKRpy5aGfe
— DAZN Boxing (@DAZNBoxing) February 8, 2020
Brook hasn’t looked the same in his last few outings after a pair of devastating losses to the aforementioned, Spence Jr and GGG. He suffered injuries to his eye in both bouts with the orbital bone damage seemingly having a marked residual effect on his in-ring approach.
This fight could become very interesting if Brook can somehow tap into his pre-GGG form.
Crawford is riding a seven-fight streak of stoppages heading into Saturday night. He enters this outing with a notable five-inch reach advantage and, is a crafty southpaw with his tricky footwork to go along with that.
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These 147 pounders are scheduled to go for twelve rounds, but I don’t see this fight going the distance.
Ultimately, I see Crawford securing the stoppage between the seventh and ninth rounds.
Pick: Terence Crawford (-1300)
Joshua Franco vs Andrew Moloney Best Bet
This fight is a rematch with the two warriors going toe to toe in June. Franco secured the victory via unanimous decision and claimed the WBA world super flyweight title.
Moloney looks to avenge the lone loss of his professional career when he steps into the ring this weekend for that same championship. I think there’s great underdog value in betting the latter over the former when Franco and Moloney sling leather.
I foresee Andrew Moloney being able to make the necessary adjustments and, I see him getting the nod on the judges’ scorecards this time out.
Pick: Andrew Moloney (+145)
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