Within the sport of boxing, all eyes will be on the ring at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 25 as Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford fight to become the undisputed welterweight champion. Both men are fighting to be known as the best welterweight of their era. Both men are fighting to be known as the pound-for-pound king in the sport of boxing. Simply put, a lot is on the line. As a result, fighters from every corner of the sport are sharing their thoughts on the matchup. WBA “Regular” Lightweight Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis thinks Spence Jr. will reign supreme. Meanwhile, two-division world champion Shakur Stevenson believes Terence Crawford will have his hand raised at the end of the night. Most recently, unified heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk shared his thoughts regarding the matchup.
“It’s a great fight. I like Terence. He’s a great boxer. I think Terence wins. That’s my opinion,” the heavyweight champion told Fight Hype.
Usyk and Crawford share a few things in common. Both men are looking to become undisputed champions in two weight classes. Also, both fighters love to switch stances during the course of a fight.
“There are some similar things when Terence switches his stance, but it’s normal. All fighters from all over the world, watch each other’s fights and absorb some positive things,” Usyk continued.
“Then when you watch someone doing something extraordinary for you, you try it in training, and if you succeed, you feel like, Wow, that’s great. I can use it in my fights as well.”