The World Boxing Organization World Welterweight title will be on the line October 13, 2018 if challenger Jose Benavidez Jr. (27-0-0, 18 knockouts) takes on defending champion Terence Crawford (33-0-0, 24 knockouts) at a 12-round bout. This championship battle will happen in CHI Health Center at Omaha, Nebraska and will be televised by ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
When: October 13th, Saturday, 2018
Where: CHI Health Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Why: WBO Welterweight Title
Preview: The level of dominance by World Boxing Organization World Welterweight winner Terence Crawford is of profound proportions. In reality, few things in any sport have proven the excellence of Crawford. The existing WBO World Welterweight winner will be battling in his back yard of Omaha, Nebraska on October 13 when he defends his title belt against lightly regarded challenger Jose Benavidez Jr.. Crawford is a prohibitive favorite and with lots of good reason. Benavidez Jr could be undefeated but his resume is underwhelming. More
WBO Welterweight Title
No matter the superlatives are heaped upon World Boxing Organization World Middleweight Champion Terence Crawford they would ultimately prove to be inadequate. Crawford is the best ranked middleweight champion and has never lost a fight in his career. And in age 31, Crawford is showing no signs of slowing down. Crawford stands five feet, eight inches tall with a reach of 70 inches and then fights from an orthodox position. As he’s a local hero.
Crawford last fought on June 9, 2018 when he conquered Jeff Horn in a ninth-round technical knockout at a scheduled 12 round fight. The battle took place in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada and was for the World Boxing Organization World Welterweight title.
On August 19, 2017 Crawford fulfilled Julius Indongo in the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska and scored a third-round knockout win. The bout was scheduled for 12 rounds and was for the International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight, World Boxing Association Super World Super Lightweight, World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight, and World Boxing Organization World Super Lightweight titles. Crawford knocked Indongo in both the second and third rounds down.
Crawford defeated Felix Diaz on May 20, 2017 in a 10th around RTD for the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization World Super Lightweight titles. The bout was scheduled for 12 rounds also happened at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Jose Benavidez Jr. is 26 years of age and is now ranked 27th in the world. He stands six feet, two inches tall with a reach of 73 inches and fights from an orthodox stance. Benavidez Jr. resides from Phoenix, Arizona and is a native of Panorama City, California.
Benavidez Jr. continue fought on June 9, 2018 when he took on Frank Rojas at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was a simple win for Benavidez as he scored a first-round knockout in a bout which has been scheduled for 10 rounds.
Prior to this Benavidez Jr. took on Matthew Strode at the Bank of America Center at Corpus Christi, Texas. Benavidez scored an eight round technical knockout win in a bout that has been scheduled for eight rounds.
Jose Benavidez Jr. vs. Terence Crawford
The reasons for Crawford being such a huge favorite are fairly obvious. He’s a proven champion who has fought a far superior list of opponents. Benavidez Jr. has a far weaker body of work and that’s a big reason why he’s ranked 27th in the world. Crawford should cruise to victory.
Bet Jose Benavidez Jr. vs. Terence Crawford
Opening Boxing Lines at Bookmaker Sportsbook – Jose Benavidez Jr. +700 Vs. Terence Crawford -1500.
The current boxing lineup has Terence Crawford as the boxing favorite in -1500, which means that you have to gamble $1500 to win $100. Jose Benavidez Jr is that this fight’s underdog, which has worth at +700, meaning that for every $100 bet you’ll win $700.
Total Rounds Betting
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds. Check back later for the total rounds gambling line. By way of instance, if the total rounds betting line is Over 9.5 Rounds -170, that means that in case you think the fight is going to go to at least 10 rounds that you win your wager you would need to bet $170 to win $100. The Beneath 9.5 +Rounds +170, will mean that you would need to risk $100 to win $170.
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