“I’m going for the knockout”: Terence Crawford sends stern warning to champ Errol Spence ahead of boxing bout

This has been a great year for boxing fans as we witnessed two superstars Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia go against each other in April and undisputed lightweight champion Devin Haney defended his titles against Vasyl Lomachenko in a twelve-round war. Apart from these bouts, we may finally see Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr compete for the undisputed welterweight titles.

Both Crawford and Errol Spence Jr shared the announcement of the fight date on their social media accounts. It is needless to say that fight enthusiasts all around the globe were waiting for this matchup as these two welterweight boxers are considered the best in the business by many. Moreover, these two have been linked to fighting each other for nearly five years.

When will Errol Spence Jr and Terence Crawford fight for the undisputed welterweight title?

Terence Crawford will take on Errol Spence Jr on July 29th for the undisputed welterweight titles at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The announcement of this matchup has been the headline this week and it wouldn’t be a surprise if it becomes the biggest fight of 2023.

Because many fans highly rate both Errol Spence Jr and Bud Crawford and their resumes speak volumes of their greatness, this fight has the potential to break records this year. In the build-up to this super fight, both welterweights joined First Take to discuss and promote their undisputed title fight.

While having a conversation, WBO world welterweight champion Terence Crawford warned Errol Spence Jr and said that he will be going into this fight looking for a brutal knockout win.

“If I get him hurt, I’m going for the knockout. I don’t have a 100% ratio of knockouts in the welterweight division for nothing. Ever since I moved up I became meaner, stronger, punching harder. So of course, if the knockout comes,” said the champ.

How many times has Errol Spence Jr defended his belts?

Errol Spence Jr has asserted his dominance in professional boxing ever since he made his debut in 2012. The American boxer is currently undefeated with a record of 28-0 out of which 22 wins have come via knockout. The American boxer worked hard to rise through the ranks and earned his title shot against Kell Brook in 2017.

Errol Spence Jr fighting

The Truth annihilated Brook and stopped him in the 11th round to win the IBF title. From thereon, Spence marched forward strong as he defended his titles on six different occasions. Speaking about his title defenses, Errol first defended his belt against Lamont Peterson, Carlos Ocampo, Mikey Garcia, Shawn Porter, Danny Garcia, and Yordenis Ugas.

He will now try to reach the ultimate goal of becoming the undisputed welterweight champion. However, undefeated WBO champion Terence Crawford is a thorn in his road and Errol Spence Jr will have to overcome him to solidify his legacy further.


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