Freddie D. Crawford began his boxing career in 1966. Two years later, Freddy was undefeated and won his first Carolina Golden Gloves Championship with Gastonia Boys Club coached by Fred Masters.

Freddie later joined the Charlotte Boxing Club and trained under Hall of Fame member Coach D.C. Smith, where he won his second Open Division Carolina Golden Gloves Championship, collecting a 49 wins and 13 losses record. Freddie’s passion for boxing and coaching youth has positioned him as Assistant/Head Coach of Gastonia P.A.L. Boxing Team. Forming and coaching Gastonia Eagles Track and Field for 26 years, head Track and Field Coach at Ashbrook High School, Gastonia, NC.

Freddie is retired Captain of 29 years service with the Gastonia Police Department.

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