Terence Crawford

A killer instinct matched with slick style elevates Crawford to superstar status.

Terence Crawford Bio

  • Weight Class:Lightweight
  • Record:31-0 | 22 KOs | 0 Draws
  • Hometown:Omaha, Nebraska
  • Birthdate:September 28, 1987
  • Height:5' 8"
  • Nickname:Hunter

Known for switching stances to confuse his opposition, Terence "Bud" Crawford is one of boxing’s most versatile fighters. Crawford is capable of hurting opponents with either hand and possesses the speed and slickness to outbox his opponents.

As an amateur, Crawford won the 2006 National PAL Championship, Blue & Gold National Championship and 2007 U.S. Pan American Games Box-Offs. In the lead up to his 2013 debut on HBO, he compiled 19 victories after turning pro in 2008.

Fighting on short notice, he defeated Breidis Prescott at Mandalay Bay in his first HBO appearance in March 2013 and stopped Alejandro Sanabria in six rounds that June. Crawford scored a unanimous decision win over undefeated Andrey Klimov in October 2014 to finish the year.

In 2014, Crawford traveled to Scotland to face lightweight titlist, Ricky Burns. Awarded a unanimous decision win over Burns, Crawford claimed his first 135-pound world title. That June, he knocked out undefeated Yuriorkis Gamboa in nine rounds—flooring him four times—in front of a hometown crowd at at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center. Crawford rounded out 2014 with a unanimous decision win against Ray Beltran in November and was named ESPN.com’s Fighter of the Year.

2015 marked Crawford’s debut in the 140-pound division. He earned a world title in a second weight division against Thomas Dulorme in April, knocking him down three times, en route to a sixth round TKO win. In his first defense that October, Crawford excited fans at CenturyLink Center once more forcing a tenth round stoppage against Dierry Jean.

Notable Fights

Ricky Burns – W UD 12

Yuriorkis Gamboa – W TKO 9

Raymundo Beltran – W UD 12

Thomas Dulorme – W TKO 6

Dierry Jean – W TKO 10