In a monumental event for the world of boxing, the long-awaited showdown between Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. is finally taking place for the undisputed welterweight world championship.
This clash has been brewing for several years, with the tension escalating when the two fighters had a heated argument backstage in Oklahoma City back in 2018. Since then, fans and boxing enthusiasts alike have eagerly anticipated this matchup, and now, after five years of trash talk and anticipation, the undefeated warriors will step into the ring to settle their differences.
Both Crawford and Spence Jr. are ranked among the top 10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world, making this a rare and highly anticipated showdown in the boxing community. Here’s all you need to know about the Crawford-Spence Jr. fight.
Date and Venue:
The epic encounter between these top welterweights is scheduled to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 29.
The event will kick off at 8 p.m. ET with three preliminary fights before the main event, which features Crawford and Spence Jr.
How to Watch:
Fans can catch all the action on Showtime Pay-Per-View for $84.99. Additionally, streaming options are available on PPV.com for the same price.
Championship Belts on the Line:
The stakes couldn’t be higher as all four welterweight titles will be up for grabs on Saturday night. Spence Jr. holds the unified WBC, WBA, and IBF welterweight world titles, while Crawford is the reigning WBO welterweight world champion. The victor of this bout will become the undisputed welterweight champion of the world.
Errol Spence Jr.’s Previous Fights:
The formidable Errol Spence Jr. boasts an impressive record of 28 wins, 22 of which were by knockout. Some of his notable opponents include Yordenis Ugas, Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter, and Mikey Garcia, among others.
Terence Crawford’s Previous Fights:
Terence Crawford has a perfect record of 39 victories, with an impressive 30 wins coming by way of knockout. He has faced some tough contenders, including David Avanesyan, Shawn Porter, Kell Brook, and Egidijus Kavaliauskas, to name a few.
As the boxing world eagerly awaits this historic face-off between two of the sport’s finest, fans can expect an electrifying and action-packed event. The winner of this epic battle will etch their name in the history books as the undisputed welterweight king.
Source : USA Today
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