Manchester, United Kingdom (June 29, 2023) With a lifetime of achievements defying the naysayers, Undisputed Super Middleweight World Champion Franchon Crews-Dezurn is experiencing a week like no other.
The ‘Heavy Hitting Diva’ started the week with her highly anticipated debut single ‘Secret Place’ entering the lauded Music Week Commercial Club Charts at #30. The dynamic dance track produced by songwriter C-Rod at Miami’s renowned Criteria Recording Studios has quickly ascended up the charts to currently sit at #19. The single, executive produced by Crews-Dezurn’s manager and CEO of Patriak Records, Peter Kahn, can be heard here. Patriak Records will also release Crews-Dezurn’ debut album in early 2024. (Kahn was voted the 2022 Boxing Manager of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America).
This Saturday, July 1, Crews-Dezurn, (8-1, 2 KOs), caps off her extraordinary week by defending her Undisputed Super Middleweight World Titles against #1 ranked contender Savannah Marshall, (12-1, 10 KOs), at the famed AO Arena in Manchester, England. The fight will be broadcast in the United States on ESPN+ (2:30 p.m. ET). A remarkable fight week feature by Michael Rothstein for ESPN can be viewed here.
Franchon’s musical journey began at 17 years old, appearing on American Idol. Despite being told by Simon Cowell that, “You can’t be good at everything”, Crews-Dezurn has made it her mission to prove him wrong. Having already conquered the world of boxing and accomplished feats unparalleled in the sport’s history, she now sets her sights on fulfilling her lifelong dream as a musical artist. Hailing from Virginia, Crews-Dezurn’s musical influences span various genres, providing her with a versatile and dynamic foundation for her artistic expression.