Spence warns Pacquiao ahead of title clash


FILE – Errol Spence Jr. after a unanimous choice towards Danny Garcia throughout their WBC & IBF World Welterweight Championship combat at AT&T Stadium on December 05, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. Ronald Martinez/Getty Photos/AFP

MANILA, Philippines — Errol Spence Jr. despatched out a stern warning towards Manny Pacquiao forward of their August 21 showdown for the American’s IBF and WBC welterweight titles.

In an episode of Barbershop Conversations, Spence mentioned he’s higher than ever and his victory over Danny Garcia in December 2020 was only a fraction of what he can do towards Pacquiao in Las Vegas.

“I’ll be stronger and bodily higher than my (latest) fights. If he’s that, he needs to be wanting on the Chris Algieri, Lamont (Peterson), and Kell Brook fights to search out one thing. If he’s wanting on the final combat considering he’s discovered a weak spot, he’s going to be in bother,” mentioned Spence.

The Garcia bout was Spence’s lone combat in 2020 as he spent a lot of the 12 months recovering from a horrific automotive crash in October 2019 in Texas.

Earlier than that crash, although, Spence (27-0, 21 KOs) was on a tear as he stopped Algieri in 5 rounds of their April 2016 combat earlier than dispatching Leonard Bundu, Brook, Peterson, and Ocampo.

His match towards Ocampo lasted simply three minutes.

Spence, although, is aware of that Pacquiao (62-7-2) will are available in hungry as customary of the eight-division World champion.

“I anticipate the identical Manny Pacquiao we get each time. He’ll come to combat, and I’m undoubtedly going to come back to combat,” mentioned Spence. “Pacquiao doesn’t care who he fights. Pacquiao’s a warrior, he’s a man who will combat anyone.”


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