Nov. 26, 2014, Omaha,Nebraska - (L-R) Bernard Parks of Omaha, IBF Featherweight champion Evgeny Gradovich, WBO Lightweight champion Terence Crawford ,"the Pride of Omaha" , No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger Ray Beltran of Mexico and Jayson Velez of Puerto Rico pose during the final press conference Wednesday for their upcoming fights.
Bottom photo: Crawford gives away free Thanksgiving turkeys with the help of Omaha mayor Jean Stothert (R) to hundreds of Omaha residents on Tuesday.
Crawford is ready for his upcoming world title defense against No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger Ray Beltran of Mexico.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, Crawford vs. Beltran will take place during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on Saturday, November 29, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha,NE.
It will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.