Through Sam Volz: Terence Crawford slammed Jermell Charlo on social media on Friday in response to being left out by him. Terence informs Jermell that Errol Spence Jr is in control by blocking the fight.
Crawford (39-0, 30 KOs) wants to fight undisputed junior middleweight champion Jermell (35-1-1, 19 KOs), but that’s not going to happen, according to Errol Spence Jr. a fight against him, he doesn’t get Charlo.
Crawford recently damaged his credibility by giving up negotiations with Spence so he could fight the little-known David Avanesyan on BLK Prime on December 10.
That was a weak move by Crawford to abandon negotiations with Spence to fight Avanesyan. It made Crawford look scary and untrustworthy because he negotiated with Avanesyan without telling Spence.
Errol has already said he won’t fight Crawford next time. He gave no reason why he won’t fight Crawford next time, but it could be due to his recent car accident, which left him with some bumps and bruises.
Also, Spence may not be willing to put himself in the position of Crawford pulling out of their negotiations a second time, making him seem stupid for wasting time.
Awww @TwinCharlo I understand why you had your pom-poms so heavy @ErrolSpenceJr are you daddy. So it makes since now you should have just said those moons. My bad EJ for talking to your son like that, let’s stick to you. I’ll take you to the seafood platter after I fille you. pic.twitter.com/i8UcATg7Dj
— Terence Crawford (@terencecrawford) December 24, 2022
It’s likely that Crawford will have to fight Spence first before he gets a chance to fight Jermall because he can’t move up to the next division without proving himself against Spence on 147 first.
Crawford said earlier this week that he is ready to “turn the block” to resume negotiations with Spence now that he has finished his battle with Avanesyan.
However, Spence probably won’t fight Crawford because of the car accident and the way he did him by disappearing during their negotiations.
Spence will likely have an easy tune-up fight against one of the contenders at 147 before resuming talks with Crawford if he’s still fighting at welterweight.
Crawford has to keep busy while he waits for Spence. Here are some good options for Crawford to fight next:
- Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis
- Keith Thurman
- Vergil Ortiz Jr
- Jordanis Ugas
Crawford has a lot of evidence dealing with boxing fans to show that he is able to hold his ground in negotiations without disappearing.