Jeff Horn says he can beat Terence Crawford just like he did Pacquiao

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If he could pull it off, it would almost certainly go down as a bigger upset than the one he scored in July of this year in dethroning defending WBO welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao – and Jeff Horn says he “knows” he can do it: beat pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford.

As per Australia’s Grantlee Kieza’s weekly boxing blog via The Courier Mail, Horn says he is “very keen to fight Terence Crawford.” The unbeaten Horn faces Britain’s Gary Corcoran on December 13 in Brisbane, but “The Hornet” is looking at a massive fight with unbeaten two-weight king Crawford; who has recently moved up to 147.

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Jeff Horn faces Gary Corcoran on Dec.13 on ESPN

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Boxing’s Cinderella Man and Brisbane, Australia’s favorite son, Jeff “The Hornet” Horn, returns to the ring in the first defense of the world title he won off the legendary Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) will be risking his newly-minted World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown against Top-10 contender Gary “Hellraiser” Corcoran (17-1, 7 KOs), of London. It will be the Brit’s first fight outside the United Kingdom. The Horn vs. Corcoran world welterweight championship fight will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at the Brisbane Convention Centre and will be televised live and exclusively at 6:30 a.m. EST on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.

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Jeff Horn to face Gary Corcoran in December

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Australian Jeff “The Hornet” Horn (17-0-1) is expected to take on Londoner Gary “Hellraiser” Corcoran (17-1) in the maiden defence of his WBO world welterweight title.

Promoter Bob Arum, who co-promotes Horn, has suggested that the WBO world title fight will take place at the SunCorp Stadium in Brisbane on Friday 15th December, televised live on ESPN.

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Corcoran Faces Ekundayo For Vacant WBO Inter-conti Welterweight Strap On July 8

Wembley’s Gary Corcroan will face Stoke Newington’s undefeated Larry Ekundayo for the Vacant WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight strap at London’s Copper Box Arena on Saturday 8th July.

Corcoran, 16-1 7 KOs, recently moved down to Welterweight after losing out in an eleven round thriller for Liam Williams’ Super-Welterweight Lonsdale belt in July 2016. Known as the ‘Hellraiser’ for his ferocious all-action style, 26 year-old Corcoran is now planning an assault on the domestic 147lbs division.

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Liam Williams scores dramatic 11th round stoppage of Gary Corcoran

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Welshman Liam Williams (15-0-1) produced a dramatic 11th round stoppage of Londoner Gary Corcoran (15-1) to retain his British and Commonwealth super-welterweight belts.

The pre-fight animosity between the pair resulted in an enthralling contest that swung back and forth, but Williams’ vocal support were eventually rewarded after an emphatically-delivered right hand in the penultimate round that signalled the beginning of the end for the valiant Corcoran.

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Corcoran – Williams on 7/16

Wembley warlord Gary ‘Hellraiser’ Corcoran is threatening to bring his own brand of fire and brimstone to heat up Cardiff Ice Arena this Saturday, writes Glynn Evans.

The unbeaten 25 year old from Irish traveling stock has a score to settle with local fancy Liam Williams after the champion manhandled him at a recent press meet to publicize this weekend’s salivating British and Commonwealth light-middle showdown.

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