“It’s over for the heavyweight division”: Jared Anderson trains with Terence Crawford and gets fans pumped for Martin Bakole fight

ESPN Ringside shared a few snaps of it Jared Anderson And Terence Crawford. It shows the former undisputed welterweight champion watching with rapt attention as the young heavyweight contender trains. Since the time they appeared, the photos have gained a lot of attention among fans.

On August 3, Terence Crawford will kick off his campaign in the 154-pound weight class. He will face the WBA light middleweight champion Israel Madrimov. Held under the auspices of the Riyadh season, the event offers quite a few exciting cards. It looks like there are two non-title fights, both in the heavyweight division. Apart from the fight between Andy Ruiz Jr. And Jarrell Millertakes on rising contender Jared Anderson Martin Bakol.

Terence Crawford and Jared Anderson, understanding the sweet science together


Article continues below this ad

The tweet read: “Bud and Big Baby in the laboratory.The 24-year-old Anderson defended his regional title against it Ryad Merhy on August 13 last year. In Bakole he will face a formidable opponent with a justified pedigree. The Congolese boxer is number one on the WBA heavyweight list. It’s clear that ‘The Real Big Baby’ wants to leave no stone unturned.

Understandably, the Toledo-born boxer might want to maintain his undefeated streak. In addition, a victory over another heavyweight promises a better position in the hierarchy. There was talk of fighting against it Deontay Wilder. But it seems the showdown now has a negligible chance considering the way ‘The Bronze Bomber’ suffered his fourth defeat at the hands of Zhilei Zhang.

Jared Anderson could have the edge over Martin Bakole in knockout-to-win percentage. However, the former sparring partner of Tyson Fury And Oleksandr Usyk packs a powerful punch. A word from the wise often comes in handy in such a situation.

Wisdom in the Ring, fans excited

Most users seemed happy with the photos. One of the biggest names in modern boxing lending a helping hand to a rising star is a sight to behold. Let’s see how some fans reacted.

The photo seems to have shocked this user. With ‘Bud’ Crawford by his side, Jared Anderson could probably be expected to wipe out most of the competition in the heavyweight division, the user seems to believe.

Then the next user also appears to share similar thoughts. With guidance from the P4P legend, Jared Anderson is on a sure path to heavyweight dominance, according to the user.

The following user then praised the unified welterweight champion for his dedication to supporting the next generation of boxers.

Then this follower thinks Terence Crawford would excel as both a boxing trainer and promoter.

But then it’s hard to put the naysayers aside. This user said that Israil Madrimov would easily beat Terence Crawford when they meet on August 3.


Article continues below this ad

Unlike Jared Anderson, who has been relatively active, Terence Crawford marks his return after a 12-month hiatus. For one of the pound-for-pound best boxers in the world, there is a lot at stake in the August 3 fight. A win could just as easily signal his seriousness in pursuing one of the most coveted matchups: the fight against Canelo Alvarez.


Article continues below this ad

If Terence Crawford has already mentored Jared Anderson, the latter certainly won’t be the first boxer to be blessed with the eternal wisdom of a boxing great. One of the biggest beneficiaries of the welterweight champion’s insights remains Shakur Stevenson. The three-division champion has never hesitated to heap high praise on the Nebraska southpaw for the way he has guided him over the years.

What is your opinion on Terence Crawford’s upcoming fight? Do you think he will finish Madrid easily? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

Share this with a friend:

Back To Top