ESPN’s Dan Rafael in reporting that 29 year old WBC, WBA, and RING 140lb champion Terence “Bud” Crawford(30-0 21kos) will face 33 year old southpaw Felix Diaz(19-1 9kos). The bout is to take place on HBO Championship Boxing May 20, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.
Crawford last fought in December when he stopped the overweight and over matched John Molina Jr.(29-7 23kos) on HBO Championship Boxing.
Diaz’s last bout was against Levis Morales(14-5-1 7kos) in a stay busy fight this past February 3rd, 2017. Diaz’s most notable win came against Sammy Vasquez(21-2 15kos) in July of 2016 where he won a narrow decision.
NOTHING is official yet. More details to follow…