Who is Terence Crawford and what is his net worth 2018? Terence Allan Crawford is an American professional boxer. He has held the WBO title since 2015. He is also currently the Ring Magazine, Unified WBC, and Lineal Light Welterweight Champion. Terence debuted as a boxer on March 14, 2008.
Terence Crawford was born on September 28, 1987, in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. he was born to Terry Crawford and Debbie Crawford. He has two siblings, Latisha and Shawntay Crawford. He was raised in a Christian family. Terence started boxing at the age of 7. Terence Crawford is dating longtime girlfriend Alindra Person. They have five children together.
As an amateur boxer, Terence Crawford fought 70 professional bouts. He lost a total of 12 bouts. He fought his first professional bout on March 14, 2008. The fight was against Brian Cummings who he knocked down in the first round. His next fight was against Breidis Prescott.
Breidis was scheduled to fight with Khabib Allakhverdiev, however, Khabib withdrew from the fight and Terence had to fill in. he accepted the fight on a three days’ notice. That was the first-time Terence was fighting a 10-round fight at 140 lb. limit. Terence, however, claimed victory in that match.
Terence fought a WBO World Lightweight eliminator bout with Alejandro Sanabria in June 2013. Terence emerged victorious and that was Sanabria’s last competition. Terence was scheduled to fight Andrey Klimov on August 21, 2013. Andrey Klimov is ranked WBO #12. The fight was an eliminator bout to determine who would go against WBO champion Ricky Burns. At the end of the match, the fight was scored 100 – 90 in Terence’s favour.
Terence fought the then WBO champion, Ricky Burns in Scotland on March 1, 2014. He gave Ricky Burns and tough match and he easily won the match. He gained the WBO title. On June 28, 2014, he defended the title, fighting 2004 Olympic Gold medallist Yuriorski Gamboa. He maintained his title. He next fought Ray Beltran in his hometown, Omaha, Nebraska in a bid to defend his title. He won by a 12 round unanimous decision.
Terence fought Dulorme for the title of Light Welterweight which was vacant. The fight was scheduled for March 6, 2015. The fight ended in the 6th round after Terence had knocked Dulorme down three times. Terence fought Viktor Postol on May 3, 2016. He claimed the Lineal and The Ring Magazine titles.
Terence also fought John Monila Jr. in 2016, he won after a tough fight. In February 2017, he fought 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Felix Diaz. He managed to retain his titles, the fight ended in the 10th round.
Net Worth of Terence Crawford
Terence Crawford is one of the highest paid boxers. His net worth is $3.5 million. He has an average salary of $1.21 million per bout. He was identified as 2014 Fighter of the Year by ESPN and the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Terence Crawford’s grandfather, father, and uncle trained C.W Club, where Terence also trained. Crawford is known for his punching power and defensive skills. He is nicknamed the Bud. Crawford had some legal issues in 2016. He was charged with assault and theft of services.