Pro boxing: Manny Pacquiao set to face off Errol Spencer Jr on August 21

Pro boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spencer Jr on August 21. The two boxers took to social media to announce the fight.
Pro boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spencer Jr on August 21. The two boxers took to social media to announce the fight.

Pro Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spencer Jr on August 21- Manny Pacquiao is all set to face-off Errol Spencer Jr. on August 21 at The MGM Grand, as per a social media announcement from the duo on Friday. As per a report from The Athletic, the venue is yet to be finalized. Pacquaio hopes the fight would take place at the Raiders’ home Allegiant Stadium which offers a seating capacity of 70,000.

Spence, 31, the WBC and IBF welterweight world champ, is 27-0 with 21 knockouts. On the other hand, Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) has won titles in eight divisions.

“I love to challenge the top guy,” Pacquiao, 42, told The Athletic in an interview from the Philippines.

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Pro Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spencer Jr

Manny Pacquiao Promotions president Sean Gibbons told ESPN, “Many people believe Spence is the best welterweight in the world and one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, and Pacquiao has never shied away from fighting real fights.

“He’s not going to make a fool of himself fighting YouTubers or social media guys like Floyd Mayweather is, and he wants to continue his legacy. He’s always fought the best, and he doesn’t want to change now.”

Pro Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spencer Jr

Mayweather has agreed to a June 6 exhibition bout with YouTuber Logan Paul. Mayweather and Pacquiao fought in 2015, with Mayweather taking the victory.

In his most recent fight, in July 2019, Pacquiao beat Keith Thurman in a split decision to win his since-vacated WBA super welterweight title belt.

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