One of Boxing’s hottest new stars Errol Spence Jr. is widely considered to be the future of Boxing. Now Errol is preparing for another high profile fight and he posted this video of his most recent sparring session to strike fear in his opponent. Check it out.
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Errol Spence Jr. (born March 3, 1990) is an American professional boxer who has held the IBF welterweight title since 2017. As an amateur he won three consecutive United States national championships and represented the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics, where he reached the quarter-finals; all in the welterweight division. As of January 2018, he is ranked as the world’s eighth best active boxer, pound for pound, by The Ring magazine; as well as the world’s second best active welterweight by The Ring and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and third by BoxRec.
In 2009, Spence won the U.S. National Golden Gloves, and also won three consecutive national amateur welterweight championships from 2009 to 2011, all in the welterweight division. Spence reached the quarter-finals at the 2011 World Championships, losing to Serik Sapiyev. On August 3, 2012 Errol won his fight against Vikas Krishan Yadav after the original result was overturned and made it to the quarterfinals of the London Olympic Games.
Spence lost in the quarter finals of the 2012 London Olympics to Andrey Zamkovoy and turned professional shortly afterwards. On 9 November 2012, a 22 year old Spence made his professional debut at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California in a scheduled 4 round bout against 19 year old Jonathan Garcia. Spence knocked Garcia down and out in the 3rd round. In December 2012, Spence knocked out Richard Andrews at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, which was part of undercard for Amir Khan’s comeback fight against Carlos Molina.
Spence fought eight times in 2013, being victorious in all of them, winning six inside the distance. He was taken the distance in an eight-round bout in October by Emmanuel Lartei Lartey. The fight was rather one-sided, with all judges scoring the fight 79-73 in favor of Spence. By the end of 2013, Spence had won all of his 10 professional fights, 8 of them by way of knockout. Spence made his Showtime television debut on 27 June 2014 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas in a 10 round fight against Ronald Cruz. Spence was taken the distance and won a shutout unanimous decision.
On 13 December 2014, Spence beat Javier Castro by TKO in the 5th round at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. On 11 April 2015, Spence defeated Samuel Vargas by TKO in Round 4 of 10 in a Premier Boxing Champions fight card at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, bringing his record to 16-0. On May 16, it was announced that Spence would feature on the undercard of Shawn Porter vs. Adrien Broner on June 20 at the MGM Grand Arena. Spence defeated Phil Lo Greco (26-1, 14 KOs) via 3rd-round TKO.