Two of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the planet do fight, as Errol Spence Jr. protects his IBF welterweight title against WBC lightweight champ Mikey Garcia on Saturday, March 16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
One year prior, the battle was just a pipedream. Before his lightweight title unification session with Robert Easter Jr. in July, Garcia began raising the likelihood of climbing in weight and testing the man, who is maybe the best 147-pound contender on the planet. At first, Spence was pompous of the session and disclosed to Sporting News amid his telephone call that he didn’t ponder it. Be that as it may, Garcia brought it up additional. That and its draw occurring at the biggest arena in the nation, ended up being a lot for Spence to leave behind.
Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) had an excellent 2018. Last March, he climbed to 140 pounds and commanded Sergey Lipinets to catch the IBF title. At that point, he returned down to lightweight and beat Easter to add the IBF belt to his gathering.
Not to be beaten, Spence (24-0, 21 KOs), a 2012 Olympian, additionally battled multiple times in 2018, having ceased Lamont Peterson and Carlos Ocampo. Boxing savants and fans alike feel Garcia is gnawing off somewhat more than he bite and Spence ought to have a simple night at the workplace.
Yet, can Garcia challenge the chances and climb in weight to pull off the irritated? Or on the other hand does Spence demonstrate that there are weight classes for a reason, while strengthening why he’s a standout amongst the best in the battle amusement?
Here’s everything you have to think about Spence-Garcia.
At the point when is the Errol Spence Jr. versus Mikey Garcia battle?
Errol Spence Jr. versus Mikey Garcia initiates on Saturday, March 16. The fundamental card starts at 9 p.m., with Spence and Garcia expected to make the stroll to the ring for the headliner at around 11:30 a.m.
How would I watch Errol Spence versus Mikey Garcia?
You can watch Spence versus Garcia on Fox PPV.
Where is the Errol Spence versus Mikey Garcia battle?
Errol Spence and Mikey Garcia will battle at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Spence contends in his home state for the 6th time, while Garcia battles in the “Lonestar State” for the ninth time.
Errol Spence versus Mikey Garcia wagering chances
As indicated by ProBoxingOdds.com, Errol Spence is a – 500 top pick, which implies you’ll have to wager $500 to win $100. In the interim, Garcia is a +348 longshot, which means in the event that you wager $100, you could win $348.
Errol Spence record and bio
Name: Errol Spence Jr.
Born: March 3, 1990
Height: 5-9 ½
Total fights: 24
Record: 24-0 with 21 knockouts.
Mikey Garcia record and bio
Name: Mikey Garcia
Born: December 15, 1987
Total fights: 39
Record: 39-0 with 30 knockouts.