Terence Crawford is an American professional boxer who is nicknamed Bud. He has several world titles to his name. We take a sneak peek into his life and career here today!
Terence Crawford-age, childhood, education
Terence Crawford’s middle name is Allan. He was born on 28 September 1987 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. His age is 31 now. His parents are Debbie and Terry. He has two sisters named Shawntay and Latisha. He is an American national and has African-American ethnicity.
Talking about his parents, he said:
“Both of ’em want to get drunk and argue and then, you know, that was pretty much it. … From the time I was a kid, I’d see my dad going in and out, in and out. I used to cry when he left because my dad was like my best friend when he was there. … He always told me he was proud of me, have me hitting on his hands, even when I was like 2 years old.”
He started boxing when he was 7. He used to even beat the future world champions such as Mikey and Danny Garcia. He was a gold medalist at the 2006 National PAL Championship and the Blue and Gold National Championship. In 2007, he also won a gold at the Pan American Games Box-Offs.
Terence Crawford and his professional career
Terence began professional play in 2008. He fought several big names such as Alejandr0 Sanabria and Breidis Prescott. He has also fought the Russian boxer Klimov and won over him. He also defeated Burns in 2014. After initial wins, Gamboa was defeated by Terence. But Terence did admit that Gamboa was the toughest to fight and defeat. He has fought lightweight, light welterweight, and also in welterweight category.
Terence also had some criminal record in the past and had turned himself to the police for it. These include theft, assault, and trespassing. He earns a decent through his profession and has a net worth of around $ 7 million.
Terence Crawford and his personal life
Terence has a long-term girlfriend named Alindra Person. The couple has five children. He is an amazing father and also deals in a business of medical equipment. They are not married or engaged.
Terence has a height of around 5 feet and 8 inches. His weight is 68 kg. He has black hair and eyes. The other body measurements are missing on him. He has a Twitter handle and an Instagram which is heavily subscribed. He has more than 304.7k followers on it.
Mikey Garcia and Terence Crawford
The latest news is that trainer Robert Garcia had said that there is a possibility of a fight taking place between Mikey Garcia and Terence in 2 years time. Robert said:
“If Mikey ever fights Crawford it’ll probably be two years from now because I think Crawford’s going to fight Mike Alvarado, then he might give [Thomas] Dulorme a rematch. That’s probably why Top Rank doesn’t even mention Crawford’s name. They mentioned Lomachenko and that’s the fight they want,”
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