Horn Open To Crawford-Pacquiao Rematches

Jeff Horn

Terence Crawford on Saturday night once again demonstrated why he is simply brilliant to watch with a measured yet classy display against Jeff Horn to become the WBO welterweight champion of the world. "Terence Crawford is one of the best in the world and I matched it for him for nine rounds", Horn said.

Arum said Crawford, now a three-time world champ from just 33 starts, was the equal "or better" of another Top Rank boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard, the great star of the 1980s.

After the eighth round horn stopped attacking. Pacquiao is set to face Lucas Matthysse in July, for Matthysse's WBA title, but also has openly campaigned to face Vasyl Lomachenko in his next fight.

"This was my first professional loss but I've lost fights in the amateurs and I've had defeats in everyday life but you just have to overcome it". The third followed a similar pattern with the much cleaner work and efficency coming from American Crawford.

Humbled on the big stage the night before, Horn put on a fearless front on a gloomy Monday morning (AEST) as he and his family began picking up the pieces. I've still got plenty more to prove.

"I definitely do have those layers, I feel like I didn't show all of them but hopefully I can adjust and use those type of skills that I do have in a fight like that in future", he said. I always knew he would be crafty and skilful but I didn't realise how hard he would be to catch, " Horn said.

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"I feel like I'm getting better and better", Crawford said.

It has been speculated that other United States promoters could look to match their up-and-coming fighters with Horn because of the test he can provide.

But Lonergan said he had no regrets about Horn's first Vegas experience. "I would like to come back here and win a big fight".

Trainers Glenn Rushton and Brian McIntyre also traded insults for weeks before fight night but a threatened violent confrontation never eventuated.

"Jeff was just that little bit off with his timing but in the end that made all the difference".

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