Terence Crawford accepts Canelo's demands for mega fight and insists he 'doesn't care about weight' | The Sun

Terence Crawford accepts Canelo's demands for mega fight and insists he 'doesn't care about weight' | The Sun

TERENCE CRAWFORD has accepted Canelo Alvarez's demands for their potential mega fight.

The undisputed welterweight world champion has also insisted that he "doesn't care about weight" as he eyes more glory.

Crawford became the undisputed champion in a second division last month by stopping Errol Spence Jr. in the ninth round of their bout.

Now 40-0, the 35-year-old is looking to repeat the feat in a third division.

In order to do so, he is open to fighting the winner of Canelo's fight against Jermell Charlo on September 30.

The pair are facing off in Las Vegas for Canelo's super middleweight titles.


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Charlo is set to be stripped of his super welterweight belts once the fight starts.

With that in mind, Crawford is now open to jumping up to 168lbs to fight the winner.

"So now I need to shift gears, because I know I wanted to fight Jermell, but if he loses to Canelo…" he told Joe Rogan.

"I always said man, that's a big step, but for a person to go up three weight classes from 147 to 168, and to win and become undisputed, wow.

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"What can they say? They can’t say nothing right now, but what can they say?

"Three-time undisputed champion and the smaller fighter that went up three weight divisions to conquer one of the baddest men that’s been doing it for probably longer than me."

Bud has also backed himself for success at the higher weight class, adding: "I would definitely have to gain weight.

"I just believe in my abilities. Canelo’s not a big guy, he’s five-eight. He’s muscular, but as far as height, nah. That wouldn’t be nothing that… We’d have to see.

"I think it could happen. To be honest, I think that’s the biggest fight in boxing if he beats Charlo.

"I’m ready now. People think it’s all about weight, but I think it’s skill. I’ve got the power to make anybody respect me, I don’t care what your weight is."

Despite Crawford teasing a mega fight against Canelo, Spence Jr. is keen on a rematch.

He revealed after his loss to Crawford that he plans to activate his rematch clause in time for them to fight again in December.

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