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Mutual respect fueling Terence Crawford-Amir Khan, but Bob Arum's lofty words help, too

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Mutual respect fueling Terence Crawford-Amir Khan, but Bob Arum's lofty words help, too

“I believe all the fights that I fight from here on out is for my legacy,” Terence Crawford (34-0, 25 knockouts) said. “That’s why I want the biggest fights out there. Amir Khan’s name came up because he was the next best welterweight.”

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Bob Arum

Bob Arum often compares Terence Crawford to “Sugar” Ray Leonard, whom he promoted at the height of his career. “It’s going to be a really, truly great fight,” Arum said of Crawford-Amir Khan.

Tony covers UNO sports, the Omaha Storm Chasers and boxing for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @BooneOWH. Phone: 402-444-1027.

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