Terence Crawford has not let anyone come close to claiming his WBO welterweight title belt.
He won the belt in a TKO against Jeff Horn on June 9, 2018, and he has retained it with four straight TKOs, with his most recent defense coming on Nov. 14, 2020, against Kell Brook.
Shawn Porter is looking to change that. Porter, who once held the WBC welterweight title, will be matched up against his latest challenge in pursuit of reclaiming a belt on Saturday.
Crawford hasn’t faced a challenger quite to the level of Porter. At 37-0, with 28 knockouts, Crawford has dominated his competition, but he has yet to face one of the top names in boxing as he has ascended to the level where he is now considered one of the top three pound for pound boxers in the world.
Porter has plenty of big names on his resume, that has seen him fight out to a 31-3-1 record with 17 knockouts. He first won the IBF welterweight title in 2013 against Devon Alexander before losing it two fights later in 2014 to Brook. He fought and lost Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight title in 2016 and won the WBC welterweight belt in 2018 against Danny Garcia, before losing it in a fight with Errol Spence Jr. in a fight for the IBF welterweight in 2019.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch Crawford take on Porter on Saturday.
What time is Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter?
Crawford and Porter are set to step into the ring aroudn 11 p.m. ET to wrap up the night. The evening will begin with the early prelims at 6 p.m. ET, the prelim card at 7 p.m. ET and the main card beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
How to watch Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter
The fight card will be carried entirely by ESPN+ on Saturday. The early prelims will be on @ESPN, and the prelim card will be aired on ESPN2 and on ESPN+.
How much does Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter cost?
Viewers hoping to watch the main card will be set back $69.99 to pay for the pay-per-view clash.
Click here to learn about the different pricing and bundling options with the ESPN+ platform.
Where is Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter taking place?
Crawford and Porter will be fighting in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Neither boxer has fought at the Michelob Ultra Arena inside the resort before, though both have plenty of Vegas experience. Crawford beat Brook at the MGM Grand Conference Center and won his belt at the same venue back in 2018.
This will be Porter’s first fight in Nevada since beating Adrien Broner in 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter card
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