Terence “Bud” Crawford (28-0, 20 KOs) has been searching for a chance to cross the threshold into superstardom, and this is his opportunity.
Crawford has brought a lot of attention to the Junior Welterweight division, and everyone is eager to see him face top Welterweights, such as Danny Garcia or Manny Pacquiao.
This Saturday however, WBC Junior Welterweight champion Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (28-0, 12 KOs) is looking to steal that attention for himself in their 140-pound championship unification bout.
Crawford is recognized for both his power, ring generalship, and his history of defeating fighters as the underdog, while Postol is esteemed for his ring IQ and boxing skills.
While Crawford does have the power, it is yet to be determined if he has the technique to overcome The Iceman.
Here are three keys for Crawford to become the next superstar and defeat Viktor Postol.