The current WBO junior welterweight champion, Terence Crawford, is set to fight Hank Lundy on February 27 and make his New York debut.
Although, verbal agreement has been reached between the two that Crawford will defend his junior welterweight championship belt against Lundy, but they are still waiting for the contract to be signed and make the fight official. It is expected that it will be done soon and the 140-pound fight will take place at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, and will headline an HBO card, the night will also co-feature Felix Verdejo, who is considered ‘2015 Prospect of the Year’ by Boxing Junkie.
According to Boxing Junkie, Crawford is ranked 7, as pound-for-pound boxer in the world. Crawford has an impressive record of (27-0,19 KOs), got speed and crisp defense. He has got the ability to quickly switch from orthodox to southpaw.
The 28-year-old boxer from Omaha, Nebraska had been tracking Manny Pacquiao after he defeated Dierry Jean in October, 2015.
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The 32-year-old opponent from Philadelphia, Lundy, is a very talented boxer who can match Crawford in speed and power. Lundy has got a record of (26-5-1 13 KOs) was previously offered a bout with Frankie Gomez, which he turned down.