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Terence Crawford: Kell Brook will break before I do

Crawford shares some of his final takeaways regarding tomorrow’s title fight against Brook.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Following the final press conference for Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook, taking place tomorrow night on ESPN, Crawford chats it up with Fight Hype about what he took away from his final stare down with Brook. Check out some excerpts below.

Crawford on his lengthy stare down with Brook:

“He said he ready. I’m ready too. At the same time...I don’t feel like he been in a fight with anybody of my skill level. So come Saturday he gonna find out.”

On if he was waiting for Brook to break eye contact during the stare down:

“I’m not gonna break. I’m not gonna break, so, you know, we gonna be there for an hour. That’s how I always carried it — you gonna break before I break, and that’s how it’s gonna be come Saturday.”

How to Watch Crawford vs Brook

Date: Saturday, Nov. 14 | Start Time: 7:00 pm ET
Location: Top Rank Bubble, Las Vegas, NV
TV: ESPN | Stream: ESPN+ (Prelims)
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On Brook claiming he’ll make Crawford quit on his stool:

“Listen, like I said before, ain’t nobody ever made me quit in nothing in life and I can’t say the same for him.”

On if he’ll come right after Brook if he feels he can take his best shot:

“Listen, man. It’s a fight. You get hit in a fight. Who knows how the fight may end up, who knows how the fight may go. But come Saturday I’m gonna be looking for fireworks.”

On if he’ll change his game plan if Brook’s power is more than he’s expecting:

“Who knows. I done been hit hard before. Kavaliauskas, he was a big strong power puncher and, you know, who knows?”

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