Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford agree to fight in Las Vegas

The welterweight titles are split between two fighters. Errol Spence Jr. has those of the WBA, the IBF and the WBC and Terence Crawford He is the holder of the OMB. Soon, the belts will belong to only one of them.

According to a report by ESPN’s Mike Coppinger Spence Jr. and crawford have reached an agreement to fight for the undisputed welterweight title on July 29 at T-Mobile Arena from Las Vegas.

Negotiations were conducted by PBC’s Al Haymon, on behalf of Spence Jr., and by Ish Hinson, representing Crawford. According to Coppinger, both fighters will receive earnings in the eight-figure range and the bout will be a Showtime pay-per-view.

The agreement includes a rematch clause that can be activated up to 30 days after the fight. With this in mind, the second confrontation between Spence Jr. and Crawford would take place at the end of the year.


The last fights of Spence Jr. and Crawford

Spence Jr. got the WBA belt by beating Yordenis Ugas in his last fight, held on April 16, 2022. The Cuban lost by TKO in the tenth round and ‘The Truth’ was able to add another championship to his record at AT&T Stadium.

Crawford’s last defense was a quick one in front of the public of his birthplace. On December 10 of last year, at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, the American knocked out the Armenian David Avanesyan in the sixth round. At the time of the knockout, the scorecards of the three judges were 50-45.

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