WATCH: Omaha celebrates Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford

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Published: Aug. 11, 2023 at 12:23 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The City of Omaha celebrated Terence “Bud” Crawford’s historic boxing victory on Saturday.

Terence “Bud” Crawford became the undisputed welterweight champion of the world when he outclassed Errol Spence Jr. on Saturday, July 29. With the win, Crawford became the first male boxer in the four-belt era to unify two divisions.

Saturday, the City of Omaha honored the hometown kid with a victory parade and celebration.

Mayor Jean Stothert said during her announcement last week that the event was being paid for by the city, which waived all fees for police overtime, permits, and other expenses. Business partners — including Baxter Auto, American National Bank, and others — also helped to sponsor the event.

Following the parade, there were festivities on the great lawn, with entertainment, tributes, and video highlights of Crawford’s accomplishments and showcasing his contributions to the Omaha community.

While no one knows for sure how many people attended Saturday, the mayor said last week that the city anticipated at least 10,000 people.

In addition to the city’s festivities during the day Saturday, there will also be a special celebration at Steelhouse Omaha that night.


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