VIDEO: Terence Crawford Loses His Cool When Asked About Fighting Errol Spence Jr.

Published 02/14/2021, 7:40 AM EST
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 20: MANDATORY CREDIT Bill Tompkins/Getty Images Terence Crawford defeats Felix Diaz by RTD in the 10th round during their Super Lightweight fight at Madison Square Garden on May 20th, 2017 in New York City. Crawford in victory. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)


Current welterweight champions- Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. have teased a contest against each other for a brief span, and it might happen somewhere down the line. But, Crawford seems to have moved on from it as he appeared vexed about the collision.

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According to ‘Bud’ Crawford, he longer needs the fight and isn’t worried about it. However, he is ready to accept the challenge if an offer does come to him. That said, Terence Crawford has several more options ahead.

Speaking with Fighthype, ‘Bud’ appeared vexed when confronted with the query of the Errol Spence Jr, fight. He delivered a straight answer and snubbed the possibilities of the bout.

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“I don’t need that fight, I am not worried about that fight. I even told you all numerous of times now, I am not even worried about the fight. You never would see me asking for that fight ever again. If it happens, it happens. If it don’t, I don’t care,” said Crawford.

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The undefeated WBO champion might face Manny Pacquiao next. There were several rumors regarding the fight, but nothing was confirmed. Meanwhile, Pacquiao has given a green signal to the same, but only if he receives $40 million.

So, fans can wait and see how things play out between them and then decide the future for Terence Crawford.

Despite him not being worried about a fight against Spence Jr, he hasn’t explicitly ruled out ‘The Truth’ as an opponent. Hence, it will always be at the forefront of boxing fans’ wish lists.

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Errol Spence Jr vs Terence Crawford- The fight build-up

Following a horrific car accident, Errol Spence Jr. remained out of action for a long time. But, he registered a sensational comeback win against Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia via unanimous decision. Given the fact that he retained his undefeated streak and his belts in close proximity of another divisional champion doing the same, fans wanted to see them collide.

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NEW YORK, NY – MAY 20: MANDATORY CREDIT Bill Tompkins/Getty Images Terence Crawford defeats Felix Diaz by RTD in the 10th round during their Super Lightweight fight at Madison Square Garden on May 20th, 2017 in New York City. Crawford in victory. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

The interest may have waned at present, and hence promoters may put this fight on the back burner for now. If both ‘Bud’ and ‘The Truth’ register wins in the next bouts, the welterweight unified title fight may be hard to overlook.

Do you think Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. will ever fight?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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