Manny Pacquiao Vs. Errol Spence – Done Deal For Aug.21 In Las Vegas — Boxing News


Manny Pacquiao introduced on Friday on social media that he’ll be combating Errol ‘The Fact’ Spence Jr on August twenty first in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Allegiant Stadium is the potential venue for the struggle between Manny and Spence. That venue is smart for the Pacquiao-Spence struggle, because it seats 65,000 followers, and so they might get an enormous crowd there.

A struggle between Pacquiao and Spence would doubtless promote out the 80,000 seat AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Nonetheless, if Pacquiao fought there, he could be the equal of the visiting fighter as a consequence of Spence residing in that state.

The Filipino star posted a struggle poster of him and IBF/WBC welterweight champion Spence Jr (27-0, 21 KOs) with the August 21 date and the situation of the match in Las Vegas.

The struggle is reportedly a achieved deal for PBC on FOX pay-per-view. Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) has signed the contract for the struggle.

It’s more likely to be an incredible struggle this summer season and will do higher pay-per-view numbers the July twenty fourth struggle between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.

“I’m quicker and stronger,” mentioned Pacquiao to The Athletic when requested at this time in regards to the struggle with Spence.

There’s no query that the previous eight-division world champion Pacquiao is quicker than the 31-year-old Spence, however I wouldn’t go as far as to say that he’s “stronger.”

Spence is unquestionably the larger puncher, as he ought to be given how huge he’s in comparison with the smaller 5’6″ Pacquiao.

Within the two years that Pacquiao has been out of the ring since his win over WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman in 2019, numerous fighters have expressed curiosity in combating him.

The fighters that have been thought-about for Pacquiao:

  • Terence Crawford
  • Conor McGregor
  • Ryan Garcia
  • Keith Thurman
  • Mikey Garcia

Pacquiao, 42, was in negotiations to struggle WBO welterweight champion Crawford lately for a conflict that was being pegged for Abu Dhabi, however the talks fell aside.

As soon as Crawford was out of the image, PBC moved ahead and start hammering out a deal between Pacquiao and IBF/WBC welterweight champion Spence, in line with Mike Coppinger.

Errol Spence, Manny Pacquiao - Boxing News

Pacquiao lately was stripped of his WBA welterweight title for inactivity as a result of he hasn’t fought since July 2019.

He defeated WBA 147-lb champion Keith Thurman by a 12 spherical break up choice, however as a substitute of defending the belt in a well timed style, Pacquiao has been inactive.

Not lengthy after light-weight Ryan Garcia introduced that he might be combating Pacquiao, the WBA stripped the Filpino star of his title.

Pacquiao has a three-fight profitable streak relationship again to 2018 with wins over Thurman, Adrien Broner, and Lucas Matthysse.

Spence has fought as soon as within the final two years, beating Danny Garcia by a 12 spherical choice final December. Earlier than that, Spence had been injured in a automobile crash in 2019.

There was discuss lately of a struggle between Spence and Terence Crawford, however nothing materialized. It’s believed that Crawford could be too expensive for Spence.


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