Terence Crawford has given fans a glimpse into his stunning honours cabinet amid his recent loss of his undisputed champion status.
The welterweight king became a two-weight undisputed champion when he scored a knockout win over Errol Spence to unify all four 147lb belts in July.
Amir Khan, Kell Brook, Ricky Burns and Shawn Porter are just some of the big-name fighters he’s vanquished during his journey to superstardom.
In 2017, Crawford was stripped of his IBF world title just days after beating Julius Indongo to claim all four belts at 140lbs because he had an overdue mandatory challenger.
Now, the same situation has happened again.
The IBF revealed earlier this month that they had quietly ordered Crawford to defend against exciting American welterweight Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis after his win over Spence.
READ MORE ON TERENCE CRAWFORD
However, Crawford’s team responded by telling the sanctioning body that they could not fulfil the mandatory obligation as Spence had activated a rematch clause in his contract.
After once again losing his undisputed status without ever falling short in the ring, ‘Bud’ paid his mother a visit and took some time out to look back on everything he’s achieved.
The 36-year-old shared a video of him going through every belt he has won during his perfect 40-fight professional career while simultaneously sending a message to his haters.
“I’m just reflecting on my accomplishments at my momma’s house,” Crawford said.
“This is where all my belts are at. You know, hard work, dedication means ya’ll favourite fighters – some of them – don’t die.
“I see why ya’ll mad! Don’t hate, just congratulate.
“They’ve been in a trophy case all these beautiful accomplishments that are collecting dust at the same time.
“If you don’t congratulate, it’s alright. Just continue to hate, I’m going to continue to shine. History books. Stamped. Earned. You can’t take that away from me.”
Since becoming the pound-for-pound best boxer on the planet, Crawford has been targeting a mega-money fight with undisputed super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez.
However, he is more than willing to settle his rivalry with Spence first.
Talks are currently ongoing for a rematch that is expected to take place in the 154lb division. This is believed to be much more suitable for Spence, who had outgrown his long-time weight class.
Crawford vs Spence 2 was supposed to take place before the end of 2023, but with no announcement on the horizon, it now appears that their re-run will happen during the first few months of next year.