Manny Pacquiao, Claressa Shields, and More React to Errol Spence Jr.’s Dominant Win Over Danny Garcia

Published 12/06/2020, 1:21 AM EST
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)


The return of Errol Spence Jr. has lived up to the hype as the unified welterweight champion defended his titles in style against Danny Garcia in a 12-round clinical showdown.

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Before the fight, several analysts had belittled ‘The Truth’. However, Errol Spence Jr. left no doubts in the ring and registered yet another professional victory.

Despite a long lay-off of more than a year, Spence Jr. showed that he is still treacherous inside the ring. In his latest fight, he brought his best game and prevented Garcia from infusing much damage.

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‘Swift’ had his moments in the fight and initially looked sharp. However, Errol Spence Jr. pushed him to the corner multiple times and landed some prominent jabs.

By the end of the fight, Garcia was worn out. But, he remained on his feet and kept the show rolling till the final bell.

Although ‘Truth’ couldn’t get the stoppage, the unified champion still tired out his adversary and claimed a unanimous win by a huge margin. The judges scored the contest 117-111, 116-112, 116-112 in favor of Errol Spence Jr.

The entire world had their eyes on the welterweight thriller, and several people reacted to the fight. Here are some of the best from the mix.

What’s next for Errol Spence Jr.?

After such an alluring return, the champion might lock horns in a rematch against Shawn Porter. He has already beaten Porter in the past, but considering the ongoing welterweight tale, we might see the rematch soon. Meanwhile, a face-off with Terence Crawford is also possible.

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 28: Referee Jack Reiss in the ring with Erroll Spence Jr. 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)

Spence Jr. has several options ahead of himself. He will seemingly take some time off and celebrate the win. But, like all champions, he will return to the gym soon to prepare for his next challenge.

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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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