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Terence Crawford Is Named WBC Welterweight Champion In Recess

WBC Press Release:

The WBC Board of governors has voted in favor to accept our proud WBC welterweight champion, Terence Crawford, to be placed as champion in recess in the welterweight division.

Terence Crawford conquered the WBC Welterweight championship with a spectacular performance knocking out previously undefeated Errol Spence Jr. on July 29th, 2023.

Crawford will fight on august 3rd at the BMO Stadium, Los Angeles, California, in the debut promotion of Riyadh Season in the United States. His upcoming fight will be at Super welterweight against Israil Madrimov.

The WBC Board also voted in favor of officially sanctioning the Crawford vs Madrimov as a final elimination bout for the mandatory position in the Super Welterweight division. Terence Crawford will inform the WBC which division he wishes to compete after the August fight.

WBC Interim Welterweight Champion Mario Barrios will be elevated to full champion if Crawford decides to stay at the super welterweight division.

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