Terence Crawford defends title vs. Ray Beltran Saturday!
By FightFan News Wire (26-Nov-2014)
Don’t miss fast rising Terence Crawford taking on tried and tested warrior Ray Beltran this Saturday, Nov. 29, live on HBO from Omaha, Nebraska!
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion TERENCE ‘BUD’ CRAWFORD, Omaha’s favorite son, will make an encore hometown title defense on the heels of his wildly successful victory over previously undefeated world champion and Cuban sensation Yuriorkis Gamboa. Crawford will defend his title against No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger RAY BELTRAN on Thanksgiving weekend, Saturday, November 29, at the CENTURYLINK CENTER. The fight will be televised live on HBO BOXING AFTER DARK, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Crawford successfully defended his title on June 28, at the CenturyLink Center, knocking out previously undefeated world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa in front of an energized crowd. Crawford vs. Gamboa was the first world championship fight the city of Omaha had hosted in 42 years when Joe Frazier defended his World Heavyweight Championship crown against Ron Stander in 1972.