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Josh Taylor: ‘I might take a combat with Terence Crawford tomorrow… however I’m not writing Kell Brook off’


Nov 9, 2020
Josh Taylor: ‘I would take a fight with Terence Crawford tomorrow… but I’m not writing Kell Brook off’

Josh Taylor has informed talkSPORT he would welcome a combat with Terence Crawford, ought to he come by way of Kell Brook on Saturday night time.

The unified super-lightweight world champion is being lined up for an undisputed conflict with Jose Ramirez subsequent, after which may transfer up in weight to problem the champions – akin to Crawford – within the division above.

Josh Taylor is the WBA and IBF super-lightweight world champion
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Taylor informed talkSPORT Combat Evening: “I might take a combat with Crawford tomorrow.

“And I consider I may beat him as properly. I don’t suppose he’s unbeatable.”

Within the meantime, Crawford has his fingers full with Kell Brook this weekend.

The American will defend his WBO welterweight title towards the Brit and is a heavy favorite to emerge along with his title.

Crawford is the WBO welterweight world champion
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Brook is seeking to shock the world
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Nonetheless, Taylor opined: “I believe Kell – everyone’s writing him off – I don’t suppose anyone ought to write him off.

“Kell is an excellent fighter, he’s huge for welterweight and he’s a critical puncher as properly.

“Individuals give him stick for the 2 fights that he’s misplaced, however take a look at the 2 those who he’s misplaced towards.

“Two absolute monsters. He took some critical injury in these fights as properly and nonetheless did very well.

“I’m not writing Kell off, I believe he can pull it off.

“It is going to in all probability be a Crawford factors win, however I do suppose Kell provides him a run for his cash and offers him a tough time.”