Errol Spence, stepping up in class, averaged 70.4 punches thrown per round and landed 57.4% of his power shots. Opponents landed just 20.7% of their power punches. Algieri's 30.7 jabs thrown per round #8 among Categorical Leaders- can he land vs. southpaw? Algieri's opponents landed 38.7% of their power punches- #7 among Cat. Leaders.
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ERROL SPENCE JR
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "This is a great card from top to bottom. These are all competitive fights. I'm an exciting fighter and I'm going to give the fans something to remember."
On why he believes he will win: "I believe I'm going to be victorious because I trained too hard not to be. We have a great game plan and I believe in my abilities as a fighter."
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "I'm going to have some pasta and probably a sweet potato. I'm going to keep it healthy but still gain some weight."
On why fight fans should watch his fight: "My fights are always exciting. I bring the action and you can expect a fast-paced technical fight."
On why he believes he will win: "I'm going to win because styles make fights and I have the style to beat Errol Spence Jr."
On what he will eat after he weighs-in: "Spaghetti and meatballs are my go to after a weigh-in."