It's the biggest boxing event of the year hands down and it'll take another massive matchup down the road to top it, and thankfully the entire event has been greenlit. Errol Spence Jr. will climb through the ropes on Saturday night inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to stand toe-to-toe with Mikey Garcia in the main event on pay-per-view, and both men were on target at today's weigh-ins.
Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) has been one of the best boxers in the sport for years and has already captured world titles at featherweight, super featherweight and lightweight. He's tacked names like Orlando Salido, Adrien Broner, Sergey Lipinets and Juan Carlos Burgos onto his resume and the Ventura, Calif., native seems like a surefire Hall of Famer once his career is over. Garcia is moving up two weight classes to face Spence Jr., arguably the most talented opponent of his career thus far. As expected, Garcia was on weight and came in at 145.5 pounds.
Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) has also been a killing machine, similarly destroying everything in his path. At 29 (two years younger than Garcia), Spence Jr. has a different style than his upcoming opponent, but the result is always the same; a one-sided victory usually ending in knockout. "The Truth" has conquered the likes of Lamont Peterson, Kell Brook and Chris Algieri and looks to defend his IBF welterweight title against Garcia. The Texas-based champ weighed in officially at 146.25 pounds.
The action goes live on pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET.
Spence Jr. vs. Garcia weigh-in results:Errol Spence, Jr. (146.25) vs. Mikey Garcia (145.5)
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