Errol Spence Jr. with Shawn Porter heats the Welter Class unification battle at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States, 28 September. This duel is looking for who the real King is in the 66.6Kg Class.
Spence defended the IBF Welter Class belt after winning an absolute number over pound-for-pound star ruler Mikey Garcia in March. That same month, WBC Welter Class champion Shawn Porter defeated Jordan Ugas by number.
“We are very pleased to be presenting a unification fight between Errol Spence Jr. and Shawn Porter live on Sky Sports, ” said Adam Smith, Head of Sky Sports Boxing.
The battle of two great fighters in the Welter is believed will attract viewers. Moreover, Spence and Porter have a good reputation in their respective divisions.
“We knew the two champions very well during their previous appearances on Sky Sports. “The two best fighters in the Welter Class with their distinctive style will promise an explosive duel in Las Vegas,” he said.
In an additional match, Anthony Dirrell will defend the WBC championship belt against former undefeated champion David Benavidez.
Unbeatable boxer on the rise, Mario Barrios will meet Batyr Akhmedov for the fight for WBA Super Lightweight champion and Josesito Lopez to face John Molina Jr in the battle of two former world champion challengers.