As previously reported, unified WBC, WBA and IBF welterweight world champion Errol “The Truth’’ Spence Jr. will take on WBO 147-pound world champion Terence “Bud’’ Crawford for the undisputed welterweight world championship on Saturday, July 29 in a highly anticipated Showtime PPV clash from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The winner of this battle of undefeated superstars will become the first undisputed welterweight world champion in the four-belt era. Spence vs. Crawford joins Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns, Pernell Whitaker vs. Julio César Chávez and Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, as a generational matchup of two popular stars whose dynamic and aggressive styles should produce an instant classic.
Pre-sale tickets are available tomorrow, Thursday, June 1 from 10 a.m. PT until 10 p.m. PT through AXS.com by using the code: BOXING
Public on-sale begins Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m. PT with tickets available through AXS.com. The event is promoted by Man Down Promotions, TBC Promotions and TGB Promotions.
"With the addition of this blockbuster event, Showtime Sports' industry-leading schedule becomes even stronger," said Stephen Espinoza, President, Sports and Event Programming for Showtime Networks Inc.
"Spence vs. Crawford is the type of matchup that will demonstrate boxing's enduring popularity – a marquee event to bring the sports world to a halt with all eyes on the center of the ring in Las Vegas. This fight will be talked about alongside all of the legendary welterweight and undisputed world title bouts throughout history. Together with our partners, we are proud to once again deliver the biggest and best fights that the sport can offer."