Terence Crawford claims Bob Arum’s ‘revolting racial bias’ hurt his career

Terence Crawford claims Bob Arum’s ‘revolting racial bias’ hurt his career


This could be the most bruising legal boxing bout of all time.

Welterweight champion Terence Crawford is challenging famed boxing promoter Bob Arum in a bombshell lawsuit, claiming the promoter’s “revolting racial bias” prevented him from landing big fights and earning tens of millions of dollars, according to court papers filed in Nevada.

Crawford, who signed a deal with 90-year-old New York-born Arum and his company Top Rank in 2011, alleges in this complaint that Arum “Simply does not care about, support, or know how to promote Black fighters,” and deliberately didn’t build him into a marquee pay-per-view star.

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Crawford, 34, famously split with Arum at a November 2021 press conference, saying he wanted to become a free agent to better land his

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