The World Boxing Organization World Welterweight name is going to 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) in a 12-round bout. This championship fight 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 Nebraska
Why: WBO Welterweight Title
Preview: The level of dominance by World Boxing Organization World Welterweight champion Terence Crawford is of profound proportions. In fact, few entities in any sport have proven the excellence of Crawford. The current WBO World Welterweight champion will be battling in his own back yard of Omaha, Nebraska on October 13 when he defends his title belt against lightly considered challenger Jose Benavidez Jr.. Crawford is a lots of very 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 insufficient. Crawford is the top rated middleweight champion and hasn’t 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 fights from an orthodox position. As he’s a local hero.
Crawford last fought on June 9, 2018 when he defeated Jeff Horn at a ninth-round technical knockout in a scheduled 12 round fight. The battle took place at 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 at 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 names. Crawford knocked Indongo in both the third and second rounds down.
Crawford defeated Felix Diaz on May 20, 2017 at a 10th round RTD for the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization World Super Lightweight titles. The bout was scheduled for 12 rounds also took place at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Jose Benavidez Jr. is 26 years of age and is now ranked 27th in the world. He stands at six feet, two inches tall with a reach of 73 inches and then fights from an orthodox stance. Benavidez Jr. resides from Phoenix, Arizona and is a native of Panorama City, California.
Benavidez Jr. last fought on June 9, 2018 when he took on Frank Rojas at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was an easy win for Benavidez since he scored a first-round knockout in a bout that was scheduled for 10 rounds.
Prior to this Benavidez Jr. happened on Matthew Strode in 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 factors for Crawford being such a massive favorite are pretty obvious. He is a proven winner that has fought a far superior list of opponents. Benavidez Jr. has a much weaker body of work and that’s a big reason why he is ranked 27th in the world. Crawford should cruise to victory before his hometown fans.
Bet Jose Benavidez Jr. vs. Terence Crawford
Opening Boxing Lines in 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 need to risk $1500 to win $100. Jose Benavidez Jr is that this battle’s underdog, which has value at +700, which means that for every $100 bet you will win $700.
Total Rounds Betting
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds. Check for the overall rounds gambling line. By way of instance, if the total rounds gambling line is Over 9.5 Rounds -170, that means that in case you think the fight is going to go to 10 rounds for you to win your wager you would need to bet $170 to win $100. The Beneath 9.5 +Rounds +170, will mean you would have to risk $100 to win $170.