Undefeated Crowley To Face Spoiler McLellan In
All-Canadian Super Welterweight Showdown Feb. 9
On Saturday, February 9, at the Memorial Centre in
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, hometown favourite Cody “The
Crippler” Crowley’s CCC Promotions will promote, and he will
fight in the 12-round main event of, “Homecoming IV- Bad
Blood,” a night of world-class professional boxing.
In the toughest test of his career, the undefeated Crowley
(16-0, 9 KOs) will defend his CPBC Canadian and
International Super Welterweight Championships against
former Canadian champion Stuart McLellan (25-2-3, 10 KOs).
25-year-old Crowley, from nearby Douro, Ontario, now resides
and trains in Las Vegas with Ibn Cason, brother of former
heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman. The aggressive southpaw
has gained notoriety and intense popularity back home for,
among countless other world champions, serving as Floyd
Mayweather Jr.’s sparring partner for the Pacquiao and Conor
Officially his own promoter as President of CCC Promotions,
Crowley won the CPBC International Super Welterweight Title
in May 2017 with a unanimous decision over Mexico’s Edgar
Ortega. In May 2018, he added the CPBC National Championship
with a unanimous decision over Canadian rival Kevin Higson.
“He’s one of the first guys I wanted to fight when I turned
pro,” said Crowley of McLellan. “He calls me out after every
fight. I’ve offered him purses before, but now he realizes
this is his biggest opportunity for a fight in Canada. I
think it’ll be a great fight. We are going to bang it out,
toe-to-toe. He thinks he has experience on his side and
keeps saying I’m not ready, but people have only seen about
20% of what I can do. He’s a big guy who walks around at 175
lbs or so. He hunts you down and comes forward and tries to
break you down, but that’s what I do. And I do it way
32-year-old McLellan is an 11-year professional and former
national champion, currently riding a 13-fight winning
streak dating back to 2015. A determined and active pressure
fighter, McLellan has gained a reputation as a spoiler for
fighting and winning in the opponent’s hometown.
McLellan maintains that Crowley isn’t ready for a fighter
with his experience.
“I know he’s got money behind him and gets the best training
in Vegas, but all the glitz and glamor mean nothing to me.
It’s nothing new to be on the road and be a road warrior. I
won the Canadian title in the guy’s hometown. He thinks he’s
ready for me, but he has no idea what he’s getting into.
He’s going to find out on February 9. I have too much
experience. I’m a very busy fighter and people have a hard
time dealing with it. The stuff he’s learning right now is
already second nature to me. 21 years of experience speaks
The exciting undercard, packed with Canadian and
international talent, will be announced shortly.