I'm starting to hear more often about Crawford's boring personality...

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by MURK20, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. MURK20

    MURK20 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 26, 2008
    which is hindering his stardom.

    One of the reasons that Mayweather haters claim that they hate him is because his boastfulness is tasteless. AB whose even more vocal than Floyd, was despised when he was undefeated. I'll throw Wilder in there too. Which is it? The so called loudmouth and clown, some like to say or the more serious character, whose short on chuckles and smiles?

    Lomachenko's personality is dryer than Crawford's but no one complains about it. I personally can care less about a fighters nature beyond the ring. I'm a fan of boxing period. I respect great skills whether you're a douche or a saint.

    That said, I hope that Crawford doesn't change his ways to appease the public. If he's keeps fighting the way he does, he'll get the recognition that he deserves much like Hagler.
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  2. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 4, 2017
    Hagler became famous beating Duran who was a superstar at that time, nobody at welter will give Bud the limelight by fighting him the way Duran did for Hagler, you just can`t get that kind of exposure on PPV unless you`re Floyd, Hagler then went onto to have iconic fights with Hearns and Leonard, there is no way a fight with Spence will be as big as those two fights.
  3. panchman69

    panchman69 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 10, 2012
    Crawford will go down as an atg when it is all said and done. I have no doubts he'll go on and fight all the top guys at welterweight and stop them all. He acts like a man that knows hes the best, he aint on social media dancing and yelling like an insecure clown.
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  4. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 22, 2019
    He's not got a bad personality, he's just not a shameless self-promoter. I have no problem with his persona at all, seems the ideal fighter in many ways.
  5. sasto

    sasto Active Member Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    Did Hagler get the recognition he deserves?

    Maybe among some but even spending a lot of time around his adopted home of Brockton, MA I heard a lot more about SRL and Duran.
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  6. MURK20

    MURK20 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 26, 2008
    That's why he and Spence both are trying to get Pacquiao. I don't like it but I understand it. It's the most lucrative fight they can get and it will take them to the next level.
  7. The Underdog

    The Underdog Member banned Full Member

    Aug 6, 2020
    Great dude and a ridiculous talent, what’s not to like? Really don’t understand the hate he receives on here.
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  8. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    Which is it? It's neither. No one said he has to turn in to a villain ala Mayweather, or a clown like Broner. There was just talk on why TC will likely not be a PPV star.

    Loma isn't a PPV star either. TC will get some recognition, but nothing like Hagler. Halger had two huge fights. There's nothing but a Pac fight that might get TC more public awareness.

    Bottom line is, TC needs a better PR person. Should have been looking to do endorsements. Start small and go up.
  9. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

    Jul 26, 2004
    His personality is fine.

    The only person complaining about that is Bob Arum. Its a non issue.

    Crawford isnt more popular because hes rarely ever in meaningful fights.
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  10. deyell

    deyell MOLECULE FROM HELL. Full Member

    Aug 10, 2015
    Maybe he shouldn't have ducked Shawn Porter after all...
  11. Mrboogie23

    Mrboogie23 what the?? Full Member

    Jul 20, 2004
    I haven't heard anyone complain about it. With that said, if they do then they're dumb. He is a mellow person outside of the ring. Inside of the ring he's a ridiculously talented fighter with killer instinct. What's not to like?
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  12. MURK20

    MURK20 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 26, 2008
    Read some of the comments in this thread.

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  13. The Real Lance

    The Real Lance Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    No one has complained about it. It was just a topic the other day, guess the TS took it personal or something...
  14. Stiff Jab

    Stiff Jab Active Member Full Member

    Jan 7, 2019
    I'm more offended by his claiming he'll fight anyone, and then when Shawn Porter pipes up Crawford was all, "Except for him."
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  15. George Crowcroft

    George Crowcroft 'Snarky Little Gobshite' - IntentionalButt Full Member

    Mar 3, 2019
    He actually had quite a few more. The three with the other members of the Fab 4, and his fights with Sibson and Minter were absolutely huge here in the UK.