Omaha's Crawford working to keep combat in the ring, not on the streets
Terence “Bud” Crawford said his new gym, B&B Boxing Academy, will open soon at 3034 Sprague St. in north Omaha. “Oh, man, it's beautiful,” he said. “It makes you feel good.”
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 am
As a 26-year-old on the brink of a world title shot, Terence “Bud” Crawford's dedication to the boxing gym is unquestioned. But he admits that wasn't always the case in his youth.
Omaha's top-ranked lightweight recalls times when trainer and mentor Midge Minor pulled him off the streets of north Omaha routinely and forced him downtown to the C.W. Boxing Club.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 am.