Errol Spence

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Errol Spence, Jr.
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Spence at Texas A&M University-Commerce campus, 2014
Statistics
Real name Errol Spence Jr.
Nickname(s) The Truth
Rated at Welterweight
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Reach 72 in (183 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1990-01-13) January 13, 1990 (age 24)
Desoto, Texas
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 14
Wins 14
Wins by KO 11
Losses 0
Draws 0
No contests 0

Errol Spence, Jr. (born March 3, 1990 in Dallas Texas) is an undefeated American professional boxer in the Welterweight division.[1] Spence was the number one rated amateur boxer at Welterweight and represented the U.S. at the 2012 London Olympics.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Errol is of Jamaican descent.[3]

Amateur career[edit]

Spence won the 2011 U.S. National Champion at Welterweight at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which he had won in 2009 and 2010.[4]

On August 3, 2012 Errol won his fight against Vikas Krishan after the original result was overturned and made it to the quarterfinals of the London Olympics Games.[5][6]

Professional career[edit]

In May 2013, Spence beat Brandon Hoskins at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada.[7]

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