Spence Vs. Crawford Officially Confirmed For July 29th
The undisputed welterweight bout between Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford is set to take place on July 29th, 2023, at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Mike Coppinger had initially reported that the bout would finally go ahead, with both fighters having the right to a rematch clause.
And in doing so, finally putting the division’s two best fighters against each other in a fight that has been long in the making.
#SpenceCrawford is official. @ErrolSpenceJr 🆚 @terencecrawford July 29 on SHOWTIME PPV. pic.twitter.com/ComJJ5rVGU
— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) May 25, 2023
And now it has been confirmed by both fighters who took to social media to make things official.
“Finally giving the fans what they want! This one a throwback fight on paper but it could be a one-sided ass whooping, one of the biggest fights in the century,” Spence
“The wait is over. Game time. Errol Spence-Terence Crawford, July 29, Las Vegas, Nevada. Everybody come out, show support and watch me fry this fish,” Crawford
The fight follows the recent mega-fight between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia, which reportedly sold over $1.2 million pay-per-view buys.
And given the hype surrounding Spence vs Crawford, the social media reaction suggests that further records could be broken.
Social Media Reaction
Man this is finna be a crazy fight, think I might need 2 more weeks to make a prediction 😮💨 too close to call.
Boxing back this year tho
— David🃏 (@DavidHoughton_) May 25, 2023
How many PPV buys will this fight have?
— Boxing Casual (@BoxingCasualFan) May 25, 2023
Fight of the century🥊
— B.J. Freeman (@BJtheTXRealtor) May 25, 2023