Spence eyes 'pound-for-pound' status in Garcia showdown

Spence eyes 'pound-for-pound' status in Garcia showdown

Despite their professionally rivalry, Spence likes Crawford as a person - which is more than he can say about WBA world champion Keith Thurman. "So, if I have a spectacular performance, then I do rate myself as pound-for-pound just the best fighter in the world, too". "No other fighter's doing what I'm doing, no other fighter is daring to do what I'm doing". "That will definitely be a super-fight".

A master technician, the Southern California native has impressive punching power, can switch from orthodox to southpaw stance easily and is very patient. "I'm about big challenges, big obstacles, and just to show everybody that I'm the best". "When it comes to footwork, I think I have better footwork".

That has to be proven. Spence is most concerned with winning impressively, not necessarily stopping Garcia within a certain number of rounds.

Prediction: Spence. With the home crowd on his side and playing it safe against an elite opponent, Spence won't open himself up to many hard jabs or serious power punches. Those call-outs only became louder after Garcia thoroughly dominated Easter last July to claim the IBF lightweight title. Go Spence. Win it for Dallas.

While the casual boxing fan may only have a real interest in Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Canelo Alvarez, serious boxing fans can't help but be tantalized by two highly skilled boxers meeting under such circumstances. As expected, Garcia was on weight and came in at 145.5 pounds.

"The impact of network television promoting an event, we've never had that before", Schaefer said of the fight that may see 350,000 buys. "I don't plan on being big or huge". If I don't, then I can't overcome the challenge. Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) has also been a killing machine, similarly destroying everything in his path. And also similar to the Filipino fighter, he's entering the fight as an underdog based specifically on the size difference between the two fighters. Skill for skill and talent for talent, I'm more dominant than him in every aspect.

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"Going overseas and fighting someone considered one of the best welterweights in the world", Spence explained, "and beating the man in his hometown, that added to a lot of experience in different things that have led me to this point and led me to the victory I'm gonna get [Saturday night]".

After Spence and Garcia faced off, Spence walked away and seemed to have the expectation that he would do the same to Garcia as he did to Brook, mouthing to some in the crowd, "I'm gonna f-- him up". Timing, I have better timing. His motivation to ideal his craft is spurred on by his children, and he's working to provide for them the same way his parents did for him.

That will be a repeat of the duo's 2015 boring confrontation at the MGM Grand won by Mayweather by a tiresome unanimous decision, but nevertheless, broke all existing pay-per view and gate records.

Michael Conlan makes his annual St. Patrick's Day appearance Sunday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden when the Irishman defends his WBO Intercontinental featherweight belt against Ruben Garcia Hernandez of Mexico. "Now, I can't tell you this is going to happen, but we're going to try to see if we can break the all-time indoor record which stands at 62,000 or 63,000 for [Ali-Spinks]". "It's a special day because I'm Irish".

What makes the matchup so interesting is that both have commented how much they see themselves in each other in terms of how they carry themselves inside the ring.

In a welterweight attraction, former champion and Brooklyn native Luis Collazo (38-7, 20 KOs) takes on Samuel Vargas (30-4-2, 14 KOs) in a non-title bout.

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