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Video: Errol Spence Talks Thurman, Garcia, McGregor, UFC, More

World champions Erislandy Lara and Jarrett Hurd went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference for their 154-pound world title unification this Saturday, April 7 live on SHOWTIME® from Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.

WBA Champion Lara and IBF Champion Hurd will meet for just the sixth unification bout in division history in a fight that will help define the future of the 154-pound class. The winner of Lara-Hurd will join Hall of Famers Terry Norris, Felix Trinidad, Oscar De La Hoya and Winky Wright, as well as Canelo Alvarez, as the only fighters to unify 154-pound titles. 

Thursday's press conference also featured IBF Super Middleweight World Champion Caleb Truax and former champion James DeGale, who meet in an immediate rematch of what was the near-universal upset of the year in 2017. In the opening bout of the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, super welterweight contenders Julian Williams and Nathaniel Gallimore will face off in an IBF 154-pound world title eliminator.

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 Tickets for the show, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and Mayweather Promotions, are on sale now and available by visiting AXS.com or the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Box Office.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yoshik on 04-07-2018

One journalist talked about boxers from the south being hungry and them he names Wilder. Wilder is a punk. If he was hungry he would fight Whyte and not these B fighters. He's an embarassment.

Comment by AddiX on 04-07-2018

Why won't Haymon put any of his guys in the ring with him? If he won't put guys like Garcia, Thurman, porter in with spence wtf is the point of having them all?

Comment by Edward90 on 04-07-2018

This guy's authenticity along with his talent is why he will be big. People are tired of these phony fighters and their rah rah nonsense while not fighting anyone credible. Great interview. Let's go!!

Comment by FLY TY on 04-07-2018

Errol needs to forget the other PBC guys at the moment, I can hear their teeth clattering and knees knocking from Ft. Lauderdale, and I'll pass on Brook a second time. No need to move up, if it's not permanent.…

Comment by Scary_canary on 04-07-2018

Where’s the rest of the interview

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