Terence Allan Crawford is an American professional boxer. He is a world champion in three weight classes, having held the WBO welterweight title since June 2018; previously he held the WBO, Ring magazine and lineal lightweight titles from 2014 to 2015; and the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, Ring and lineal light welterweight titles between 2015 and 2017.
In August 2017, Crawford had a short reign as the undisputed light welterweight champion, and was the most recent undisputed titlist in the division since Kostya Tszyu in 2004. Crawford became the first male boxer to simultaneously hold all four major world titles in boxing (WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO) since Jermain Taylor in 2005, and is one of only five boxers in history to do so, with Taylor, Bernard Hopkins, and Cecilia Brækhus preceding him and Oleksandr Usyk following him.
As of May 2018, Crawford is ranked as the world’s second best active boxer, pound for pound, by the Boxing Writers Association of America and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and third by The Ring, ESPN and BoxRec. He was named Fighter of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2014, and by ESPN in 2014 and 2017.
Stylistically, Crawford is known for his exceptionally fast hand speed, punching power and defensive skills, as well as his ability to comfortably switch hit from orthodox to southpaw.
Exclusive interview with Terrence “Bud” Crawford 3 Time World Boxing Champion-2018, was done at Ring 8 VBA Annual gala, where he was honored , WBO Welterweight world champion Terence Crawford will take home the coveted Fighter of the Year.
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