Pacquiao vs Spence fight Don’t miss from your home . World champion Manny Pacquiao and IBF and WBC welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. as they go head-to-head on August 21st at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest is for the unified welterweight championship of the world, with the WBC, IBF & The Ring belts on the line.
Errol Spence Jr vs Pacquiao – how to watch the biggest fight of the year LIVE!
Pacquiao vs Spence Jr Live Stream
|Venue||T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas|
|Date & time||21 August 2021|
|Television||SKY NZ & Foxtel Now|
|Live Broadcast||Check here for stream live|
PACQUIAO VS SPENCE JR STATS
Manny Pacquiao steps into the ring with a record of 62 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Errol Spence Jr will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 21 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Spence Jr has advantage in power over Pacquiao, with a 78% knock out percentage over Pacquiao’s 63%.
Manny Pacquiao is the older man by 11 years, at 42 years old.
Spence Jr has a height advantage of 5 inches over Pacquiao. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Manny Pacquiao & Errol Spence Jr fight out of a southpaw stance.
Pacquiao is the more experienced professional fighter having had 44 more fights, and made his debut in 1995, 17 years and 9 months earlier than Spence Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 354 more professional rounds, 486 to Spence Jr’s 132.
Manny Pacquiao goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at welterweight.
Errol Spence Jr. Record and Bio
Born on March 3, 1990, Errol Spence Jr. Is a professional boxer from the United States of America. He has held the unified welterweight world champion belt since 2017 and is currently holding the WBC title. This is a title he’s held since 2019 and as he was rising through the ranks in the welterweight division, Spence Jr represented the USA at the 2012 Olympics in London where he made it as far as the quarter-finals. He also won 3 consecutive United States national championships while in the welterweight division as well.
Errol Spence Jr has several accolades to his name and as of 2021, BoxRec ranked him the world best active welterweight having been rated 5 star by them on 4 different occasions. On top of that, he is also ranked 4th by the Boxing Writers Association of America and 5th by The Ring magazine. Ahead of the fight against Pacquiao, Spencer Jr goes into it with a record of 132 professional rounds, 27 fights, 27 wins, 0 draws, and 0 losses. 21 of his wins have come via knockout. This is a very impressive record which he will look to continue in Las Vegas, Nevada when it crosses paths with Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao Record and Bio
Born on December 17, 1978, Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao is a professional boxer from the Philippines. When discussions arise of who are some of the greatest boxers of all time his name is often thrown in the mix. Pacquiao has made a major contribution in the world of boxing including winning 12 major world titles and the only 8 division world champion in boxing history.
He also won the lineal championship in 5 different weight classes the first boxer in history to do so. He is the only boxer to win world championships in the 1990s, 2000, 2010s, and 2020s. No other boxer has won the championship in 4 different decades plus he is the only boxer to win the flyweight, featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight titles which are 4 of the 8 boxing divisions.
Going into the fight on August 21 in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao has a record of 486 professional rounds since making his debut in 1995, 71 fights, 62 wins, 2 draws, and 7 losses. 39 of Pacquiao’s wins have come via knockout. Since Pacquiao hasn’t been in the ring since July 2019, he was stripped of the WBA welterweight title.
How to watch Pacquiao vs Spence Jr Fight in the UK
Premier Sports has the rights to broadcast Pacquiao vs Spence Jr Fight in the UK. The main card is set to commence at 9pm ET (2am UK time). Main event ring walks are expected around midnight ET (5am UK time).
Subscription to Premier Sports costs from £9.99 per month or £99 per year, and includes a host of live sports coverage ranging from La Liga and Serie A to Guinness rugby.
Premier Sports can be streamed from a mobile or tablet device, or cast from your phone to your TV. Pretty convenient.
How to watch Spence Jr vs Pacquiao in the USA
Boxing fans in the US can purchase the fight FOX Sports PBC pay-per-view on many major cable and satellite providers. The price? A hefty $74.99.
The fight will take place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, in front of 11,000 socially-distanced fans.
The main pay-per-view card is set to get underway at 9pm ET / 6pm PT with main event slated for a Midnight ET / 9pm PT start.
Full card for Spence Jr vs Pacquiao
- Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr.
- Jamal James vs Radzhab Butaev
- Mark Magsayo vs Julio Ceja