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Crawford Q&A: 'I just need to be me'

Originally Published: June 25, 2014
By Brian Campbell | ESPN.com

Terence Crawford may be a new face on the scene in boxing, but the unbeaten lightweight titlist has quickly made a name for himself as a slick boxer.

Crawford, 26, will face his most difficult challenge to date when he defends his title for the first time Saturday (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT) against former Cuban Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa (23-0, 16 KOs) at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

The bout represents a homecoming for Crawford (23-0, 16 KOs), an Omaha ...

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