Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter Fight to Be Broadcasted on Sky Sports in the UK

Published 10/03/2021, 7:00 AM EDT


The rest of 2021 has some extraordinary boxing bouts aligned. In that list, Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter’s fight is a prominent contest. The duo will battle each other out for Crawford’s WBO welterweight title. Earlier, Crawford’s team was in talks to stage a fight with Errol Spence Jr., but this contest couldn’t come to life. Hence, the WBO pinned Porter as the mandatory contender for Crawford.

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That said, this is one of the most exuberant matchups of recent times and the fans are very excited about it. Also, ever since its announcement, the entire boxing fraternity has kept a track of every vital progress in this fight. Recently, news surfaced over the internet which allured the fans in the UK.

The Crawford vs Porter fight will get broadcasted on Sky Sports for the UK fans. This means they won’t have to buy a specific PPV for this fight. Michael Benson broke this news on his Twitter handle.

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For a long time now, fight fans have stayed eager to see the undefeated Crawford go up against some highly challenging contenders. ‘Bud’ definitely has a decorated stint in the 147-pound landscape, but he’s certainly not tested against the best.

That said, Porter is one fighter who has every ability in the world to take Crawford into deep waters in their 12-round war.

Also, this contest is vital for the underdog Porter because this is probably his biggest opportunity to break into the limelight once more.

Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter – What can the fans expect?

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‘Bud’ Terence Crawford and ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter are both aggressive fighters. This style has resulted in tremendous success for them. Fans can expect Crawford to face a tough challenge from a former world champion. They can also expect the 37-0 fighter to perform at his peak to move closer to a fight vs ‘The Truth’. In short, if all goes well, fans can expect fireworks.

However, on fight night, the man with better composure and conduct will unquestionably emerge as the welterweight champion. This fight will also be an examination of the duo’s fight IQ and overall mental toughness.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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