Spence has the advantages over Crawford.

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Olu G. Rotimi, Jun 15, 2022.

  1. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Lord President of the Council Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    Power - Spence.
    Chin strength - Spence.
    Quality opposition - Spence.
    Activity - Spence.
    Age/youth - Spence
    Inside fighting - Spence
    Stamina - Spence
    Durability - Spence
    Athleticism - slight edge to Crawford
    Mental toughness - Spence
    Fight adjustments Crawford/Spence tie
    Hand Speed slight edge to Crawford
    Physicality - Spence
    Experience in a Big Fight - Spence
    Body punching - Spence
    Jab consistency - Spence
    Consistency - Spence
    Defense - Spence
    Ability to dictate style and pace of fight - Spence
    Trainer Advantage goes to Derrick James over Bomac.
    Fighter more apt to make mistake or lose their composure - Crawford

    The conclusion of this fight if it happens will see Errol the "Truth" Spence Defeat Terence "Bud" Crawford by stoppage anywhere between rounds 9-12.
  2. JOKER

    JOKER CEO of the LDBWC Club Full Member

    Dec 18, 2019
    Crawford carves Spence up popping one of his steroid balloon nipples in the process.
  3. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 Prayed for Shadow,Waste of time,Still a nincompoop Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Based on this if true why bother having the fight??
  4. miniq

    miniq You Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Crawford can be hurt

    Just nobody can get on top of him & pin him.

    I've always favoured Spence but as Crawfish gets more comfortable at 147 whilst Spence struggles to make the weight I lean more towards the fish.
  5. MetalLicker

    MetalLicker Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 10, 2011
  6. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Lord President of the Council Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    The intangibles can’t be measured. However for Crawford to win this fight he is going to need to be better than Sugar Ray Leonard and you know what, I personally don’t think he can.
  7. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Lord President of the Council Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    He actually does not. Those who have been in with both clearly give the power advantage to Spence and it is also self evident to the eye test.
  8. bluebird

    bluebird Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 17, 2009
    Crawford is (slightly) better, Spence is (slightly) bigger

    55-45 Crawford
  9. 6.5winmag

    6.5winmag Member Full Member

    May 1, 2020
    spence will pull a mayweather on crawford.jab & clinch to a split decision.setting up mega fight #2 while exposing crawford like tyson did to wilder.
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  10. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

    Nov 5, 2017
    Yeah? Guess that'll make Mean Ol' Bud's victory all the more creditable.
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  11. Blaxx

    Blaxx Member Full Member

    Feb 8, 2018
    Punch placement/accuracy?
    Fighting at medium range?
    Fighting on the outside?
    Killer instinct/finishing?
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  12. DRUGS

    DRUGS Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 6, 2014
    In other words Spence is the PBC fighter so therefore you rank him higher to suit your agenda.
  13. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Lord President of the Council Full Member

    May 29, 2007
    These attributes you pull out because you think Crawford has the advantage will be brutally exposed in October when they fight. I wonder why Crawford is hesitant to sign the contract for the fight. Maybe he can’t find his pen.
  14. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Sextus Julius Severus Full Member

    Nov 4, 2017
    This is a 50-50 fight.

    Crawford has an edge in skills, Spence has the edge in power, but Crawford isn't feather-fisted and Spence has decent boxing skills.

    I hate mismatches, but I love watching evenly matched fights like this, where I don't know who is going to win beforehand.
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  15. mpg

    mpg New Member Full Member

    May 10, 2015
    Styles make fights. Spence is a big strong pressure fighter. Crawford a skillful boxer puncher. That alone puts the ball in Spence's court.