Errol Spence Jr. Reveals His Greatest Challenges Before Danny Garcia Fight

Published 12/05/2020, 9:39 PM EST
TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 11: Errol Spence Jr. celebrates his victory against Chris van Heerden during their Premier Boxing Champions bout at the Ricoh Coliseum on September 11, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)


WBC and IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. will defend his titles against former champion Danny Garcia in a 12-rounds main-event battle on December 5.

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‘The Truth’ had a sensational, lopsided win against Shawn Porter in his last fight in 2019. However, he has fought some titanic battles outside the ring since then.

Following a brutal car-crash in the same year, ‘The Truth’ has regained his shape and physical attributes impressively. Although many believed Errol Spence Jr. won’t be able to return to the sport again, he is ready to prove them wrong.

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The unified world champion has had a good training camp, and just before his high-voltage fight against Garcia, he has reflected on the toughest challenge he faced.

In an interaction with the YouTube page of NFL Playoffs. ‘The Truth’ adjoined with the crew and sent his fans into a frenzy.

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 28: Erroll Spence Jr. in the ring after he defeated Shawn Porter in their IBF & WBC World Welterweight Championship fight at Staples Center on September 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Spence, Jr won by decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Speaking on his recent training camp, he said, “For me it’s just staying focussed, training, losing the weight, and just being 100% on point. I think me and my coach are working since probably July. So, I mean we have been grinding, working hard, trying to get back, staying 100% focussed, 100% ready for December 5th, Saturday night.”

Errol Spence Jr. vs Danny Garcia- Who takes the win?

It’s hard to picture a fight when there are umpteen factors to determine the outcome. Several analysts believe Errol Spence Jr. will showcase the implications of the accident, and he might not be in his best form on the fight night.

‘The Truth’ is a technical puncher with impressive footwork. He also knows to change level and close the range rapidly. However, he will also have to take note of Danny Garcia’s swift counter punches.

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‘Swift’ Garcia, the former champion, has faced several A-listers in his career and is one of them himself. Despite being an underdog, he has a massive chance of landing an upset.

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That said, it’s clearly a fight for the fans where they cannot afford to blink an eye. Anything can happen inside the squared circle when Garcia and Spence Jr. finally lock horns against each other. Who do you think will boast of the last laugh?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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