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Errol Spence
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Spence in 2014
Statistics
Nickname(s) The Truth
Rated at Welterweight
Height 5 ft 9+1/2 in
Reach 72 in
Nationality American
Born March 3, 1990 (1990-03-03) (age 31)
Long Island, New York, U.S.
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 27
Wins 27
Wins by KO 21
Losses 0

Errol Spence Jr. (born March 3, 1990) is an American professional boxer. He is currently a unified welterweight world champion, having held the IBF title since 2017 and the WBC title since 2019. As an amateur in the welterweight division, he won three consecutive United States national championships and represented the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics, where he reached the quarter-finals. In 2015, Spence was named Prospect of the Year by ESPN.

As of January 2021, Spence is ranked as the world's fourth best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec, fourth by Boxing Writers Association of America and ESPN, and fifth by The Ring magazine and TBRB. He is also ranked as the world's best active welterweight by BoxRec, The Ring, and TBRB, and second by ESPN. His knockout-to-win ratio stands at 78%.

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