Spence Jr vs Garcia Info
Errol Spence Jr will face Danny Garcia on Saturday 5th December 2020 at AT&T Stadium in Texas.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest is for the unified welterweight championship of the world, with the WBC & IBF belts on the line.
Spence Jr will be making his 5th defence of the IBF World Welterweight Championship. He won this belt against Kell Brook in May 2017. He had held this belt for 3 years 6 months and 6 days.
He will also be defending WBC World Welterweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Shawn Porter in September 2019. He had held this title for 1 year 2 months and 4 days.
Also, on the undercard will be Sebastian Fundora's and Jorge Cota's clash, Josesito Lopez's and Francisco Santana's clash and Julio Ceja's and Eduardo Ramirez's clash .
Spence Jr vs Garcia stats
Errol Spence Jr steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins and zero loses, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Danny Garcia will make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins and 2 loses, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Spence Jr has a large advantage in power over Garcia, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Garcia's 58%.
Errol Spence Jr is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Spence Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Garcia. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Errol Spence Jr fights out of the southpaw stance, while Danny Garcia is an orthodox fighter.
Spence Jr is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 11 months later than Garcia, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 138 less professional rounds, 120 to Garcia's 258.
Errol Spence Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Danny Garcia is currently ranked number 2 by the WBC and 6 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Spence Jr vs Garcia form
Spence Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Shawn Porter on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Carlos Ocampo on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Dallas, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Lamont Peterson on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Kell Brook on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Garcia has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Ivan Redkach on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Adrian Granados on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Brandon Rios on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.
He had lost to Keith Thurman on 4th March 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Errol Spence Jr has been fighting more than Danny Garcia.
Errol Spence Jr last fought 1 year 2 months and 4 days ago, while Danny Garcia's last outing was 10 months and 7 days ago.
Spence Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Garcia's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
What time does Spence Jr vs Garcia start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm PST at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States, which is around 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who is showing Spence Jr vs Garcia?
Spence Jr vs Garcia will be broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by Premier Sports.
How do you stream Spence Jr vs Garcia?
The Fox Sports Go app allows existing Fox Sport cable subscribers to stream Spence Jr vs Garcia.
The stream is free for existing FOX Sports PPV customers.
In the UK you can stream Spence Jr vs Garcia on Premier Sports via their Premier Player app. You can watch Premier Sport 1 & 2, Free Sports, BoxNation as well as La Liga TV via your Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku devices, smart TV or your games consoles. Note, if you subscribe via Sky, you’ll also get access to the app.
1 month of Premier Player is £11.99, while 1 year costs £99.