Terence Crawford to fight David Avanesyan on Dec. 10 in Omaha
Terence Crawford has opened as a massive betting preferred in a stay-busy fight against David Avanesyan.
According to the exceptional boxing betting websites, the reigning welterweight title holder is a -800 against Avanesyan, who hit the making a bet boards at +500 odds:
Crawford informed ESPN closing Thursday that he and Avanesyan have signed contracts for a December 10 combat in Omaha, Crawford’s hometown. The bout will be streamed live via BLK Prime for $39.95. Meanwhile, Crawford is anticipated to earn an 8-discern payday. Fight lovers hoping to see the 2 satisfactory welterweights within the world struggling with for supremacy will ought to wait.
WBO welterweight titleholder Terence Crawford will shield his WBO welterweight identify towards David Avanesyan on Dec. 10 at CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska, it was suggested Thursday by using ESPN. The bout could be the primary for the 35-year-old Crawford due to the fact that his tenth spherical stoppage of Shawn Porter in November of 2021.
Avanesyan (29-three-1, 17 knockouts), who become born in Russia and now is living inside the United Kingdom, is driving a six-fight triumphing streak in Europe, but misplaced his ultimate fights inside the United States, when he become stopped in 2018 by way of Egidijus Kavaliauskas in six rounds, and dropped a choice to Lamont Peterson in 2017. Prior to that, he despatched a 45-yr-antique Shane Mosley into retirement with a selection win in California.
Despite his relative anonymity, the 34-year-antique Avanesyan has decent victories for the duration of his cutting-edge prevailing streak, along with a primary round stoppage of Kerman Lejarraga in Spain and a sixth round stoppage over 2016 Great Britain Olympian Josh Kelly.
Hopes had been growing that Crawford (38-0, 29 knockouts) and unified titleholder Errol Spence Jr. (28-zero, 22 KOs) might subsequently meet this 12 months, but the combat construct-up remains this decade’s answer to Mayweather-Pacquiao. Both fighters pointed hands at one another, with Crawford telling ESPN that Spence’s promotional outfit Premier Boxing Champions had been concentrated on the fight for 2023 rather.
Crawford vs Avanesyan on December 10th
While David Avanesyan is no Errol Spence, he is no funny story both. The 34-year-antique Armenian-Russian boxer is a former WBA (ordinary) welterweight champion and the European welterweight name holder considering that 2019. Avanesyan has received six consecutive bouts via stoppage, consisting of 3 disappointed victories.
Avanesyan won the European 147-pound identify by dethroning Kerman Lejarraga through ninth-spherical TKO because the +400 underdog in March 2019. He beat Lejarraga in a rematch six months later in a rematch wherein he closed at +a hundred twenty five odds. Two fights later, Avanesyan stopped former secondary title holder Josh Kelly after final with odds starting from +1100 to +six hundred.
Overall, Avanesyan has a file of 29-3 with 17 knockouts. That document is very good and he’s on a pleasant triumphing streak. But Bud Crawford is the real deal and is the 0.33-ranked Pound for Pound boxer within the cutting-edge Ring rankings, in the back of handiest Oleksandr Usyk and Canelo Alvarez.
Undefeated in 38 bouts with 28 knockouts, Crawford is one of the satisfactory boxers on the planet. Since defeating Jeff Horn in 2018 to win the WBO welterweight name, Bud has made a success identify defenses towards Jose Benavidez Jr., Amir Khan, Egidijus Kavaliauskas, Kell Brook, and Shawn Porter, winning all bouts via knockout. His beginning odds of -800 for this bout is his shortest due to the fact that hitting the betting boards at -1500 versus Benavidez.