Throughout the history of boxing, we’ve witnessed several intense physical clashes outside the ring, from the infamous Larry Holmes vs Trevor Berbick showdown to the iconic Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali confrontation. Adding to this legacy, the boxing world has recently experienced another significant physical altercation between Caleb Plant and Jermell Charlo during the Terrace Crawford vs Errol Spence weight event.
Terence Crawford on Jermell Charlo: “I don't like Jermell for the simple fact that I feel he's a fake individual. I feel Errol Spence is real, genuine, he stands on everything he says. I feel like Jermell is one of those guys that does a lot for attention. ” [@ThePorterWayPod]
— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) August 9, 2023
Just days after the incident, during his recent appearance on The Porter Way Pod, Crawford was questioned about his feelings towards Charlo and who he dislikes more, only to reveal his preference for Spence. He provided an answer along with an explanation for his choice.
Here’s why Terence Crawford hates Jermell Charlo
During the podcast conversation, Terence Crawford shared his perspective on Jermell Charlo, explaining that he holds negative feelings towards Charlo due to perceiving him as a fake individual. On the flip side, Crawford views Errol Spence as someone who is genuine, truthful, and consistent with his statements. From Crawford’s standpoint, Charlo appears to be driven by a desire for attention based on his actions.
In his words, “I don’t like Jermell for the simple fact that I feel he’s a fake individual. I feel Errol Spence is real, genuine, he stands on everything he says. I feel like Jermell is one of those guys that does a lot for attention.” (From 27:30)
Crawford’s view on Charlo implies a focus on authenticity and integrity that one should have. Indeed, he has been outspoken on Charlo. This perspective emphasizes Crawford’s belief in credibility and consistency, especially in the high-stakes arena of professional boxing. Meanwhile, there is no reactions till now from Charlo on Crawford.
Meanwhile, Crawford will focus on his upcoming challenger, while he savors the positive moments following his jaw-dropping knockout victory against Spence. The undefeated champion, “Bud”, who has conquered three divisions, firmly etched his name in history with a resounding ninth-round TKO against the formerly undefeated Spence Jr. This remarkable triumph crowned Crawford as the pioneer in the welterweight division, achieving undisputed glory in the era of four championship belts.