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An undisputed welterweight title fight between Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. is scheduled for November 19th.
According to ESPN’s Mike Coppinger, the two-person superstar boxer has “agreed to all substantial terms” to participate in the draw A game in Vegas. Coppinger does note that contracts have not been signed by Crawford or Spence as their attorneys “cleaning up” some of the agreement legal language.
As part of the agreement, there is a bilateral rematch clause that the loser of the battle will have the right to exercise.
“If the rematch clause is triggered,” Coppinger wrote, “according to sources, the winner will receive the majority of the return round’s earnings. “
Assuming the deal goes through, this will mark the first fight of the year for Crawford. He most recently retained the WBO welterweight title by defeating Sean Potter in the 10th round of TKO in November 2021. Spencer ends his 16-month career suspension in April with 10th TKO Defeated Yordenis Ugás to retain the WBC and IBF welterweight titles. He also won the WBA welterweight title. Before that game, Spencer told TMZ Sports that the showdown with Crawford was what he wanted to do the next one. “I think that game only makes sense because it only has one belt left,” he said. “This is the next race of my campaign.” Spencer was scheduled for August 2021 Played against Manny Pacquiao, but he was forced out due to a retinal detachment/rupture during sparring.
ESPN.com ranks Crawford and Spencer as the top two fighters in the 147-pound division. They won 51 victories through knockout or TKO with a total score of 66-0.
Since in 2017. Crawford rose to welterweight in 2018 after competing as light welterweight for the first three years. He beat Jeff Horn in the first bout at 147 pounds to win the WBO title.