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Errol Spence Jr.

Errol Spence Jr: Eyeing Bigger Names For Possible Mayweather Undercard Slot

(Photo credit: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions) Former US Olympian Errol Spence Jr is one of the most talked about prospects in all of boxing at the moment and the talented Texan star has got his sights firmly set on the big fights, telling fighthubtv that he will take any of the names in the division above him, such as Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman or Amir Khan – and he would like to fight them on Floyd Mayweather’s under card on Sep 12th.

“It’s really all of the above” Spence said when quizzed on who he would like to fight if he got that opportunity.

“Everybody’s name; Amir Khan, Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman. I mean anybody who gonna get in the ring – like Floyd said, Floyd said he’d vacate one of his belts for us to fight, so I mean why not? Fighting on the biggest stage, MGM Grand on PPV on Floyd Mayweather’s co-main event? I mean how big can it get?” Continue reading

Errol Spence Jr. Impresses With Resounding Victory Over Ronald Cruz Friday on ShoBox: The New Generation

LAS VEGAS (June 27, 2014) – Undefeated Errol Spence, Jr. didn’t lose a round and may have made the transition from prospect to contender in a dominating unanimous decision victory (100-90 three times) over the durable Ronald Cruz in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME® from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Spence (13-0, 10 KOs) was remarkably efficient with his power punches, landing 282 shots compared to Cruz’s 65 at a rate of 58 percent. Looking like a potential future world champion, the 2012 U.S. Olympian was technically sound and sharp with his punches, picking apart the courageous Cruz (20-4, 15 KOs) as he went past the eighth round for the first time in his career. Conditioning certainly wasn’t an issue for the 24-year-old, who threw more punches in the 10th and final round (114) than he did in any other round in the fight. Continue reading

Errol Spence Jr. vs Emmanuel Larte on Oct 14

In a clash of unbeaten fighters, 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol Spence Jr. will be back in the ring on Monday, Oct.14, as he faces off against fellow undefeated welterweight Emmanuel “Ice Cold” Lartey in the Golden Boy Live! eight-round co-main event of the FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes broadcast from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL. Continue reading

Omar Figueroa Jr., Jermall Charlo and Errol Spence Jr. in action on Saturday, March 2nd in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, March 1 – Texas’ finest boxers will be out in full force on Saturday, March 2, when Golden Boy Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions bring world-class fight action to the Our Lady of the Lake University Wellness & Activities Center in San Antonio, Texas, featuring unbeaten Lone Star State rising stars Omar Figueroa Jr., Jermall Charlo and Errol Spence Jr. Continue reading