Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. Fight Has a Venue for August 21st

Published 06/24/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 09: Manny Pacquiao celebrates after defeating Timothy Bradley Jr. by unanimous decision in their welterweight championship fight on April 9, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


This year, there’ll be several boxing bigwigs who’ll take up the ring space. Manny Pacquiao is one such stalwart in that list who’ll take on the exuberant undefeated contender, Errol Spence Jr. A fight between these two is set for August 21st, and it has already sent shock waves in the boxing universe for obvious reasons.

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Earlier, there was no tentative venue decided for this high-voltage encounter. But now it seems, this contest will take place in a perfect setting at T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas.

Michael Benson reported this on his Twitter handle. “The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas has been confirmed as the venue for Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence, August 21st. Vegas back open up to 100% capacity so a full crowd of 20,000 can be expected.”

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Las Vegas is out of the clutches of the ongoing global pandemic. That said, both Pacquiao and Spence Jr.‘s teams thought of seizing this opportunity by rolling out this fight in front of a full in-stadium audience.
In this fight, the Filipino Senator will walk in after a long in-ring hiatus. He didn’t compete for the whole of 2020, but for his return fight, ‘Pacman’ was truly ready to take on someone as elite as Errol Spence Jr.
‘The Truth’ is one highly active fighter in the welterweight roster. Last year, he took up a 12-round boxing bout against Danny Garcia. In this contest, the American boxer retained his undefeated stint and proved that the car crash hadn’t hampered his boxing abilities.

Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. – Battle to be the best

Manny Pacquiao has spent almost three decades in the sport of boxing. With time, he’s only improved. Though ‘Pac-Man’ will take this contest as another boxing bout, Spence Jr. will take on this battle to signify his legacy for many more years to come.
That said, both the boxers will bring in their A-games into this contest. And they’ll look forward to annihilating each other with their sublime skill sets.
Furthermore, this fight will undeniably determine the best welterweight of boxing at present.

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Who will you be rooting for in this contest?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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