The World Boxing Organization welterweight champion began a legal battle against the boxing promoter Bob Arum, why? In this text we explain Why did Terence Crawford sue Top Rank? and the consequences of the dispute.
Terence crawford began one of the biggest legal battles in boxing history. The accusation is serious. Bob Arum through his company Top Rank he could lose a lot if he is found guilty of harming the boxer’s career.
Why did Terence Crawford sue Top Rank?
The boxer accuses that the “disgusting racial bias” of Bob Arum It kept him from having big fights and making millions of dollars. The official documents were presented in the offices of Nevada, United States.
In 2011, the boxer signed a contract with the promoter and his company Top Rank. In the complaint, he alleges that Bob Arum he doesn’t care about his career, he doesn’t support or know how to promote black boxers. He claims it didn’t make him a pay-per-view star.
Crawford separated from Arum in a press conference held in November 2021. At that time he argued that he was becoming a free agent to get the fight of his dreams against Errol Spence Jr..
The lawsuit filed in the Eighth Judicial District Court in Nevada:
“Crawford highlights the systemic racism that Top Rank runs through, Top Rank’s complete inability to properly promote black wrestlers, and Top Rank, Arum and [su hijastro] Todd DuBoeuf’s disparate treatment of black wrestlers, including Crawford.”
“Arum clearly allows his disgusting racial bias to affect the fighters he is obligated to promote.”
How much money is Bob Arum suing for?
Terence hired the lawyer Bryan Freeman and sued top rank for the amount of 10 million dollars. The document presents evidence, such as Arum’s taunts when contacted by The Post.
The documents allege: “For years, professional boxers and others in the sports world have criticized Top Rank owner Bob Arum for his disparate treatment of black boxers, including those same black boxers that Top Rank has the contractual obligation to promote.
Crawford demands a jury trial where damages are decided. While the promoter said that he lost 20 million dollars in promoting the boxer’s career.
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