Terence Crawford-Errol Spence Jr Rematch Now Far Less Likely To Happen

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After it was announced that Errol Spence Jr decided to trigger a contractual rematch clause for another shot at Terence Crawford, most observers felt it was a mere formality that the second fight would be agreed, given Crawford’s apparent willingness to grant Spence a second fight at super-welterweight.

However, despite ‘Bud’ claiming in the post fight press conference that he would have no problem obliging Spence the extra 7lbs, it appears he and his team have had second thoughts.

A close friend and training partner of Crawford has weighed in on social media on the current state of play, and seemed to indicate the Nebraska man and his team aren’t too keen on running it back with Spence and will no be in no rush to make a fight at 154.

“Facts… and to all the people out here spreading false narratives, Bud is offering Errol a fight at 147. If he doesn’t take it, which we’re hoping he doesn’t because it’s a waste of time, Bud wants to do [something] that’s never been done and move up 3 weight classes to beat Canelo.”

Though Spence is of course entitled to go for a second shot at Crawford, ‘Bud’, due to his victory in the first encounter, has the say on weight it will be at. If the reports of Crawford insisting it be at 147 again are correct, it’s not known whether Spence would opt in for that, considering how clear he’s been about his struggles making the welterweight limit.

His performance at the T-Mobile Arena earlier this year saw Crawford ascend to the consensus pound for pound number one in the sport, and he has been linked to a generational fight with undisputed super middleweight world champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.

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