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Indongo ready to roll in unification with Crawford

Julius Indongo says everything has gone smoothly leading up to this fight and he expects to upset the odds.

Boxing at The SSE Hydro Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Julius Indongo is just a few days away from his undisputed title unification with Terence Crawford in Lincoln, Nebraska — but make no mistake, he says he’s not at all intimidated by fighting in hostile territory. Indongo is used to being the underdog, just as he was in his last two fights, and tells WBN that once the bell rings on Saturday he’s just ready to handle business.

“I will step into the ring prepared and do the best I can, as I have been doing for my entire career.”

No, Indongo is quite the talker that Floyd Mayweather or Conor McGregor is (neither is Crawford for that matter), but this is a legitimate fight for all the marbles — all four major titles — even if almost all expect that Crawford is just in a higher class than Indongo.

“The [critics] will not be stepping into the ring; there will only be two people in the ring.”

Indongo will be competing to become the first undisputed champion from Africa, hoping his rapid ascent will provide inspiration to his fellow countrymen. He isn’t a man of many words, but he hopes to let his fists do the talking this Saturday. And given the fact that he says he hasn’t felt any side effects from the long trip — no jet lag or anything — we can expect him to be in the best possible condition.

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