Madison Square Garden and MGM are frontrunners to stage fight.
WBO welterweight world champion Terence “Bud” Crawford and Amir “King” Khan will make a long-awaited announcement TUESDAY, January 15 at The Landmark London Hotel’s The Drawing Room at 12 p.m. ET
Crawford and Khan are expected to announce they’ll be fighting April 20th at a venue to be named later. Khan turned down a fight with rival Kell Brook to fight Crawford, who’ll go into the fight a heavy favorite.
Khan will have an advances in size and speed against Crawford-who has struggled at times with faster fighters, until eventually adapting.
WBO welterweight champion Crawford is undefeated in 34 fights, scoring 25 knockouts. Former champion Khan is 33-4 with 20 wins by knockout. He’s been stopped three times in his career.