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Watch Bud Crawford's victory celebration in downtown Omaha

Posted at 2:56 PM, Aug 11, 2023

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The City of Omaha celebrated Terence "Bud" Crawford, the undisputed welterweight champion of the world, on Saturday.

Watch the celebration below or on the 3 News Now Facebook Page

Watch the parade below or on the 3 News Now Facebook Page

Here's what the City of Omaha says to expect from the parade:

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The Victory Parade and Celebration begins at 10 a.m. and goes along Farnam Street from 19th & Farnam and then ends at the Gene Leahy Mall. Boxing enthusiasts, sports fans and the general public are asked to line the parade route to show their support.

The parade will conclude at Gene Leahy Mall with a celebration that will include tributes to Crawford's journey.

According to a press release, the event will feature special guests, city officials and community leaders who will come together to honor the champ, his team, and the contributions he is making to the youth in our community.

Park Omaha will provide free parking in three city garages:

  • Park 1 at 15th & Douglas
  • Park 5 at 19th & Capitol
  • Park 8 at 12th and Capitol

All parking meters in downtown Omaha will be free on August 12 until 1:00 p.m. The public parking garage at 19th and Harney Street will also be free.
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