Manny Pacquiao will be fighting Errol Spence on August 21 st in Las Vegas. Pacquiao has not defended since defeat Keith Thurman two years ago. Spence overcame Danny Garcia last-place December one year after a near-fatal car accident.
While Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to fight tomato cans, Manny Pacquiao continues to fight killers.
Two years after fighting then undefeated Keith Thurman, the Filipino ring legend is returning to the ring against another gunman. Pacman himself cleared the edict via Twitter 😛 TAGEND
— Manny Pacquiao (@ MannyPacquiao) May 21, 2021
What a resurgence story.
Almost one year ago Errol Spence Jr. was hospitalized after a serious car crash where he was thrown from his vehicle.
One years later, he hits Danny Garcia by unanimous decision. pic.twitter.com/ L6n4P7lHQF
— Complex Sports (@ ComplexSports) December 6, 2020
After a near lethal single car collision in 2019, Errol Spence triumphantly returned to the ring last-place December, defeating former advocate Danny Garcia via unanimous decision to retain his WBC and IBF title. Prior to beating Garcia, Spence prevailed a second welterweight belt by kill Shawn Porter in a restricted separate decision prior to his accident.
The 31 -year old-fashioned Spence is a former Olympian who represented the United Position in the 2012 Summer Games. Since turning professional, Spence has won 27 consecutive bouts without a win and has knocked out 21 foes. He firstly became a world champion when he travelled to England to dethrone Kell Brook via knockout.
Known as the Truth, Spence was looking at a fight with WBO welterweight Terence Crawford, in a fight that would have determined who is the best welterweight today. Spence was also angling at a Shawn Porter combat but that very, did not materialize. In the end, he will get an “easier” and probably richer fight against one of the all-time greats in the sport.
Oldest Welterweight Champion
Manny Pacquiao thumps Keith Thurman to become the oldest welterweight endorse in autobiography https :// t.co/ KBsNTFgfXx
— CNN (@ CNN) July 21, 2019
Nearly two years ago, Manny Pacquiao became the oldest welterweight supporter when he defeated Keith Thurman via clear unanimous decision to win the WBA( super) welterweight title. Now 42 and a full-time legislator in his native country, Pacquiao has an opportunity to break his own record.
Pacquiao is one of the all-time greats in the sport. He is the only fighter to triumph a life name in eight different value first-class and the only one to prevail five lineal claim. Since suffer a coincidence hometown decision loss to Australian journeyman Jeff Horn in 2017, Pacquiao has acquired three straight contests, overcoming onetime macrocosm endorses Lucas Matthysse, Adrien Broner, and Thurman in superb fashion.
The Filipino fighting senator is style past his primary. And while he surprised the world with a yield performance against Thurman, it remains to be seen what is left of the living myth at the age of 42. Still, Pacquiao fighting Spence is pretty much dope and crook, considering that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is fighting YouTube punk Logan Paul after bouts with kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa and MMA star Conor McGregor. That doesn’t erase the fact though that Mayweather beat Pacquiao readily when they contended in 2015.
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