Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) takes on Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) Saturday night, March 16 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia have a lot to lose in this upcoming bout, but with a victory even more to gain. Both fighters are undefeated and looking to cement their legacy as one of the best fighters in boxing history.
Although all things look to be in Spence Jr.’s favor with Garcia moving up two weight classes and the fight taking place in Spence Jr.’s backyard—Garcia’s pure talent and power should not be slept on. This is one of the most anticipated bouts in recent years with two of the best in the business.
Saturday night, we are all in for a treat. This fight could go a number of different ways with a countless amount of outcomes. Though Spence Jr. is the obvious betting favorite going into this bout Garcia has been underestimated before and come out on top.
For Spence Jr. to continue his reign as IBF Welterweight champion of the world he must dial in on the following three keys to victory.
Errol Spence Jr. is the bigger man coming into this fight and he needs to make that very apparent to Mikey Garcia.
When the fight gets in close, Spence Jr. needs to push him around and show him that his power is going to be a difference maker.
In the clinch, Spence Jr. needs to push him off and keep coming forward. If Spence Jr. is able to keep Garcia on his back foot this fight will not go the distance.
Use His Jab
Errol Spence Jr. is coming into this fight with height and reach advantages. For Spence Jr. to come out victorious Saturday night he needs to stick and move behind his jab.
If Spence Jr. is busy with his jab it will allow him to move in when he wants to move in seamlessly.
The jab will also allow Spence Jr. to keep the distance when he is trying to mitigate Mikey Garcia’s attack.
Attack the Body
Mikey Garcia walks around in the mid-to-high 150s, so making weight will not be difficult for him. Garcia is doubtfully going to be super shredded which is a huge advantage for Errol Spence Jr. in this fight.
If Spence Jr. is able to use his left hook and speedy combinations to the body it will take Garcia’s legs away. Garcia is the faster and smaller opponent so attacking the body will slow him down and eventually break him.
It is few and far between that we get to see a fight like this—these are two undefeated fighters at their prime. Like I said before there are so many ways this fight could play out.
You will not want to miss Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia. Saturday night, March 16 we will witness two of the best putting it all on the line. Both men are prepared and ready to make a statement.
Will Spence Jr. remain the IBF Welterweight Champion or will Garcia shock the world and dethrone him?
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