Errol Spence and Terence Crawford have finally agreed on the date and terms of their fight. The welterweight title will be at stake, and they should fight on November 19 (the eleventh month) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and their fight will headline the entire event.
Spence will defend his WBA super, WBC, and IBF titles in this fight, while Crawford will bring his WBO belt to the table. Crawford normally won titles in the lightweight and junior welterweight categories, and now he will try to bring the welterweight belts into his possession, but he will not have an easy task ahead of him.
Spence (28-0, 22 KOs) last fought in the fourth month of this year when he beat Yordenis Ugas by technical knockout and thus achieved his first knockout in more than four years. Terence Crawford (38-0, 29 KOs) fought his last match at the end of last year when he defended his belt against Shawn Porter.
He won by knockout, after which Porter retired, and in the eleventh month he will try to unify the welterweight belts.
Crawford himself admitted he was confident the fight would be made this year
“I’m excited about it, man, I just can’t wait until the contract gets signed and I get to go to training camp.
Just picturing myself walking down that aisle to put on a great show. Because I know me. And I’ve been waiting for this moment all my life – to show everybody that doubts me who Terence Crawford is. It’s right there, it’s right there”.
As reported by the BoxingScene portal, the boxers signed a contract containing the famous instant rematch clause, and after even 17 years we will get a champion who has united all the welterweight titles, which would mean that the mandatory challengers Jaron Ennis and Vergil Ortiz will be for some time to come. having to wait for their opportunities to come to the long desired gold.