Terence Crawford Draws Parallels Between Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart’s Friendship to His With Wayne Sullivan

Published 10/04/2023, 12:25 PM EDT

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Terence Crawford is on cloud 9. The undisputed welterweight champion solidified himself as one of the greatest boxers of this generation in July of this year. After years of anticipation, ‘Bud,’ fought and defeated Errol Spence Jr. after dominating him for the majority of the fight. Moreover, the 33-year-old is just as active on social media as he is inside the sport. His account boasts more than 1.5 Million followers and does not shy away giving his fans an insight into his personal life and thoughts.

In a recent post, Crawford appeared to be drawing parallels between Dwayne Johnson‘s and Kevin Hart‘s friendship to his friendship with Wayne Sullivan. What is it that he found relatable? Let’s find out.

Terence Crawford finds the relationship between Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart relatable


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Although Crawford has been in the public limelight for a long time, not much is known about his personal life. However, we do know for sure that he shares a fond relationship with Wayne Sullivan. The 32-year-old is an MMA fighter, competing in the light-heavyweight division. On his Instagram account, which has more than 2,9000 followers, he posted a video of Johnson and Hart. In the video posted by Moist, the two appeared to be having a friendly banter while recording each other on their phones. From the video, it is evident that there are a lot of fire trucks. Moreover, as the two megastars seemed to be having a friendly banter, it ignited Sullivan to draw parallels.


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On his Instagram story, he said that just like them, Crawford and he recorded incidents around them all the time while having a go at each other. Reflecting on the same, he stated, “This all of us keep trying to take videos of cool shit all week.”


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Meanwhile, Crawford could not help himself but resort to posting the story on his profile. Their interaction was wholesome to witness and was also a great insight into the lesser-known side of Crawford. Moreover, let’s take a look at him confessing how certain people transformed his life.

Crawford gets candid about the people who doubted him


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In an interview, the champion confessed that many people in his vicinity doubted whether he would ever be successful in the sport. However, this ignited a fire in him to become one of the greatest boxers in recent times. Moreover, he added that their perception of him changed once he made it in the sport.

He stated, “A lot of people told me I wasn’t going to become nothing. Look where I’m at. If y’all know me, and y’all know the real Terence Crawford, which a lot of y’all do, none of y’all thought I was going to grow up to be this guy that y’all standing in front of. Y’all say, ‘Boy, you was a little bad little one running around this month. Now you speak so nice. You’re giving back to the community, you represent us well.’ And half of y’all thought I was gonna be dead or in jail.”

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Although, he had many people who did not have faith in him. Regardless, he continued to be on the path he wanted to be and today is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters. Moreover, we are curious to know, what you make of his  life outside of the squared circle. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Written by:

Harddit Bedi


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Harddit Bedi is a passionate Boxing writer at EssentiallySports, who specializes in covering the off-court drama of athletes. He has a keen interest in the untold stories of boxers. Harddit is a firm believer in the primal nature of boxing, which he views as the oldest and most fundamental sport known to mankind.
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Arijit Saha