Errol Spence: ‘There’s No Backing Down’ Vs. Terence Crawford

Errol Spence

Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford are just weeks away from squaring off against one another for the undisputed welterweight boxing championship. The event takes place July 29 from Las Vegas and the T-Mobile Arena.

Errol Spence Knows He Needs To Bring It Vs. Terence Crawford

Reigning WBC, WBA and IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. understands the opponent standing before him.

Spence will defend his titles and look to secure the WBO belt and undisputed tag when he faces Terence Crawford on July 29 in Las Vegas. The Showtime pay-per-view card takes place from the T-Mobile Arena.

For Spence, this is the chance to solidify his standing and obtain the title of No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

“There’s no backing down for either one of us. Me and Terence put together is just a recipe for a great fight. We both come to win and now we have everything on the line. I know we’re gonna put on a great performance,” he said. “I came out here to Las Vegas three weeks early to train and acclimate. We’ve been 100% focused and training hard.

“We’re going over the game plan and making sure we’re on point and not leaving any stone unturned. This is a legacy fight and a fight people are gonna talk about for a long time.

“This fight does a lot for the sport of boxing. I hope a lot of the best fighters are ready to face each other. This is an old school fight with the two best fighters in the world. It’s rare that you get that.

“We’re two old school fighters who are going to go in there and give it their all.”

Errol Spence Looking For Another Belt To Add To His Collection

Spence returned from a year-plus hiatus back in 2022, finishing Yordenis Ugas in the 10th round to win the WBC welterweight belt, adding it to his WBC and IBF titles.

The 28-0 fighter has been involved in championship matches since 2017, spanning seven fights. Of those, four have been ended early with wins over Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter and Mikey Garcia mixed in.

“There have been fighters way more gifted than Terence who have lost in boxing. They can say what they want about him, but I know my capabilities. I know my mindset when I step into the ring. I believe that I can beat any fighter,” he said. “The level of opposition you face definitely matters.

I’ve fought guys at the top when they really had something to lose. But once we get in the ring, it’s really all about abilities. It’s about dictating the pace and implementing the game plan.

“I didn’t want to risk anything that would jeopardize this fight. I was willing to sacrifice to wait on Terence.

Everyone knows the magnitude of this fight and what this means for our legacy. I put the ego to the side.”

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