Boxing: Floyd Mayweather keen on signing Terence Crawford: I’ll support a black American first

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Has revealed his desire to sign a free agent Terence Crawford The 34-year-old’s contract with Top Rank expired last year.

Crawfordis suing his old company for breach of contract and racial bias, and looks to achieve a match with Errol Spence Jr. For a seemingly undisputed welterweight championship match Mayweather You may want to do this work.

Talking to Ben Thompson from Fight Hype, Mayweather He spoke of his desire to support his fellow black Americans.

“It’s not the same as the Chinese supporting the Chinese, the Dominicans supporting the Dominicans, the Puerto Ricans supporting the Puerto Ricans, and the Mexicans supporting the Mexicans.” Mayweather She said. “I’m a black American. I’ll support a black American first. I’ve always wanted the best for Terrence Crawford…always.”

“We have spoken on many occasions. We have each other’s phone numbers. We hope that everything will go as it should, and of course, I would like to sign Terence Crawford. You’ve talked about getting Terrence Crawford to get the fights he wants.

“You see a lot of young fighters now starting their own promotion company. You have to be able to give the fighters [$1 million and up to $6 million] upfront before you get a promotional company. I’m not talking about Terence CrawfordBut fighters in general.

“If you’re not able to do that, and you’re a major promoter right now, then we’ll have to wait. That’s what I think. Everything has a time and place. But I think every fighter should dream of being a promoter: promoting is hard work.”

“You can look at me for example. I wanted to be a promoter to help the fighters, but the more I helped them, the more they hated me. That comes with the territory. That comes with the sport. That’s what it is.

“I want to put the fighters in a position to get the lion’s share. Before that Floyd Mayweather Jr. I became a promoter of the sport, and the promoters were getting the lion’s share and getting more money than fighters… I changed fighters to get crazy money.”