Spence Jr vs Khan Info
Errol Spence Jr could take on Amir Khan in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
The contest would be for the IBF welterweight championship of the world.
Spence Jr would be making his 6th defence of the IBF World Welterweight Championship. He won this belt against Kell Brook in May 2017. He has held this belt for 3 years 7 months and 25 days.
He would be making his 2nd defence of the WBC World Welterweight Championship. He won this belt against Shawn Porter in September 2019. He has held this title for 1 year 3 months and 23 days.
Spence Jr vs Khan stats
Errol Spence Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins and zero loses, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Amir Khan would make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins and 5 loses, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Spence Jr would have advantage in power over Khan, with a 78% knock out percentage over Khan's 62%.
Errol Spence Jr is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Spence Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Khan. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Errol Spence Jr fights out of the southpaw stance, while Amir Khan is an orthodox fighter.
Spence Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 3 months later than Khan, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 100 less professional rounds, 132 to Khan's 232.
Errol Spence Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Amir Khan is currently ranked number 10 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Spence Jr vs Khan form
Spence Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Danny Garcia on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shawn Porter on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, 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.
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.
Khan has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Billy Dib on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Terence Crawford on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Samuel Vargas on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Phil Lo Greco on 21st April 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had lost to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 7th May 2016 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Errol Spence Jr has been fighting more than Amir Khan.
Errol Spence Jr last fought 1 month and 16 days ago, while Amir Khan's last outing was 1 year 6 months and 9 days ago.
Spence Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Khan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.