By Ponciano “John” Melo, Jr.
Amir Khan, who shared the ring with Terence Crawford in a 2019 bout, has formed a unique bond with the welterweight sensation.
And just a few weeks remaining until Crawford’s highly anticipated showdown with Errol Spence Jr., Khan finds himself in a prime position to make some intriguing predictions.
Despite suffering a defeat against Crawford, Khan trained with him and his team in preparation for his grudge match against Kell Brook in 2022.
Khan’s firsthand experience has left him in awe of Crawford’s abilities, leading him to confidently predict a unanimous decision victory for “Bud” over Errol Spence Jr. during a recent interview with FightHub.
Khan acknowledges the tough and tricky nature of Spence Jr. but believes Crawford possesses the edge in their upcoming clash.
The Bolton native admires Crawford’s ability to break down fights effortlessly, emphasizing his precision, timing, and defensive skills. Khan recalls his own encounters with Crawford, where even with his speed and combinations, Crawford evaded him by inches and countered with accuracy.
In fact, Khan draws a parallel between Crawford and the legendary Andre Ward, further highlighting the high esteem in which he holds the Nebraska-born fighter.
The highly anticipated showdown between Crawford and Spence Jr. for the undisputed welterweight world championship is scheduled for July 29th at the T-Mobile Arena.
While Crawford is currently favored by betting odds, the fight has sparked a divided opinion among fans, media, and fellow fighters.
Widely regarded as one of the most important fights in recent memory, it has the potential to determine the pound-for-pound supremacy in the sport.