Errol Spence Jr has ‘a second chance in life’ and third in boxing after life-threatening car crash and horror eye injury


ERROL SPENCE JR admitted he has been given ‘a second chance in life’… and third in boxing.

The unbeaten American escaped dying in October 2019 when his Ferrari flipped following a high-speed crash.

Errol Spence Jr was hospitalised after his horror 2019 car crash
Errol Spence Jr was hospitalised after his horror 2019 car crashCredit: Instagram @errolspencejr
Errol Spence Jr then suffered an eye injury in training last year
Errol Spence Jr then suffered an eye injury in coaching final yrCredit: Instagram @errolspencejr

Spence, 32, would make a miraculous restoration to combat one yr later, beating Danny Garcia, 33, on factors in December 2020.

He then signed to combat boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, 43, final August however was pressured to tug out after struggling an eye injury in coaching.

Again, the welterweight champion recovered after surgical procedure and now faces Yordenis Ugas, 35, the Cuban who changed him in opposition to Pacquiao.

Spence will defend his WBC and IBF titles in opposition to Ugas’ WBA model on April 16 on the 80,000-seater AT&T Stadium in his house of Texas.

He stated: “It feels good to be again. It’s a blessing to be in this place.

“Most people take life for granted until they’re given a second chance, and I’ve been given a second chance in life and a third chance in boxing.”


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Ugas went on to retire Pacquiao and put himself in line to welcome Spence again to the ring.

The US pound-for-pound star has been coaching for half a yr now as he prepares to once more return to the ring after overcoming adversity.

Spence stated: “This goes to be an awesome combat. Ugas all the time involves compete.

“With all respect to Pacquiao, I’m a method completely different fighter than Pacquiao and at this level I’m a greater fighter.

“Ugas is an actual warrior, however I’m hungry too. I’m not letting this chance go by me.

“I’ve been feeling sturdy. My nutritionist that I added for this camp has been the lacking ingredient.

“I used to be struggling to make weight and I believe that’s the rationale that I haven’t gotten a stoppage in my previous few fights.

“This is the first camp in a while that I haven’t put the sauna suit on. It’s been a breath of fresh air. I’m really having fun in this training camp.”

Errol Spence Jr will fight Yordenis Ugas on April 16
Errol Spence Jr will combat Yordenis Ugas on April 16Credit: Amanda Westcott

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