Errol Spence vs Shawn Porter Is Being Decided
IBF Champion Errol Spence Jr. and WBC Champion Shawn Porter are in talks to have a Welterweight Unification Fight. The fight would take place in Dallas, Texas.
Fight Clash With Pacquaio vs Keith
Errol said that he wants to fight three times in 2019. Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman fight is also being planned in July. Boxing fans wouldn’t want to pay for both the major fights. So Spence might have to wait for 6 months to get his next fight.
Another Big Fight In September
Spence is coming off after defeating Mikey Garcia by a 12 round unanimous decision. The PPV buys of that fight were almost 400,000. Spence’s fight against Porter might now generate more revenue since Porter is not as popular as Mikey Garcia. Porter has 3 losses to his career and is last fight against Yordenis Ugas didn’t go that well either with a controversial 12 round slip decision win.
The Trilogy Fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is expected to take place in September. So, if Spence vs Porter is shifted to September. It will still have a clash with the Trilogy Fight.
Porter defeated Ugas on March 9th but the fans think that Ugas won that fight. Porter said that he was satisfied with the win over Ugas and he has nothing to prove that he would give him a rematch. If Porter loses to Spence, he can fight Ugas again to get back the title shot.
Spence vs Porter Will Be Exciting Due To Different Fighting Styles
Porter is a rough fighter who likes to put pressure on his opponents. Porter was able to beat al lot fighters using this technique. His opponents often end up with cuts and bruises. While Spence on the other hand is more of a calm boxer. He lets his opponents come to him. Their fight is going to be really interesting since both of them have completely opposite fighting styles.
Porter didn’t want to fight Spence Before
According to Spence, Porter didn’t want to fight him in March. She he ended up fighting Mikey Garcia. WBC would have allowed the Spence vs Porter fight back then. But the fans say that Porter wasn’t ready to face Spence and his strength.
“September is a good month traditionally for PPVs, which is where this fight will probably land since Spence proved he’s a draw,”
Coppinger said about the likely rationale behind Spence and Porter looking to fight in September.
“August a poor month for PPV. You can’t have Pacquiao-Thurman and Spence-Porter in the same month.”
Winners Of The Two Fights To Face Crawford
It is expected that the winners of Spence vs Porter and Pacquaio vs Thurman will fight each other and the winner of that fight will go up against Terence Crawford for WBA Welterweight Championship.
All the four fighters in the mini tournament are not bound to fight Crawford but they are definitely want to fight the undefeated WBA Champion. Terence is fighting Amir Khan on April 20th and if he comes out as a winner of that fight. He will definitely become a fan favorite to fight the winner of those fights.
Which fight will you be watching? Who will end up facing Terence Crawford?
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