Jeff Horn and Terence Crawford have made weight with little room to spare for Saturday’s welterweight world title combat in Las Vegas.
Horn, who weighed in on the 147-pound restrict, lower than an hour earlier missed weight by a half-pound and was allowed one other hour to lose the burden, which he did upon a second weigh-in.
Crawford weighed in at 146.5 kilos.
Horn, who’s making his second title protection, is aiming for what could be one other monumental upset. He is dealing with a former light-weight world champion and former undisputed junior welterweight champion in Crawford, who’s shifting up in weight to problem Horn on Saturday night time (ESPN+, 9:30 ET) on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment.
Crawford (32-Zero, 23 KOs), 30, of Omaha, Nebraska, has been a dominant power in boxing the previous a number of years and is considered as among the finest fighters on the planet pound-for-pound, if not the easiest. He was the 2017 ESPN fighter of the yr and in August grew to become solely the third fighter of the four-belt period to unify all 4 main sanctioning physique titles when he blitzed Julius Indongo in a third-round knockout to take his two belts and turn into the undisputed champion at 140 kilos.
Crawford is shifting into the talent-rich 147-pound division, with Horn (18-Zero-1, 12 KOs), 30, who’s making his American debut, standing in his approach.
Data from ESPN’s Dan Rafael was used on this report.