Gloves and Glory with boxer Franchón Crews-Dezurn

Gloves and Glory

sound mood: Feng Shui, (from insecure season 4 soundtrack) Jidenna Featuring Raedio

Franchón Rebecca Monich Crews made an appearance to the world in 1987 her name similar to a french dessert out of Paris, However, Franchón born and raised in Virginia and prides herself on her southern routes. As a youngster, Franchón knew she was special from her talents of music which morphed into boxing in which she made her career debut in 2016 against Claressa Shield, a two-time Olympic Champion and she currently holds the title of unified super middleweight world champion. Crews-Dezurn also goes by the name ‘The Heavy Hitting Diva’, stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall with an orthodox stance having a reach of 72 inches. Her records include:

  • World Boxing Organization (WBO) female — 2019 till present
  • World Boxing Council (WBC) female — 2018 till present
  • World’s second-best active female super middleweight honored by The Ring and BoxRec.
  • Fifteen national titles
  • Four Pan American championships

Franchón currently resides in Baltimore, US with her husband Glenn Dezurn who is into Bantamweight boxing. She won her last match on Jan 2, 2021, by defeating Ashleigh Curry (7–1)

During our conversation with Franchón, we spoke about her upbringing in Virginia, holistic approaches to health, her love of music, boxing as a sport, and Laila Ali’s impressive entrepreneur branding sense.

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