On December 5, the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Green and Gold Welterweight Champion Errol Spence jr who knows the ropes and returns to them, fully recovered after the car accident he suffered, faces one of the best in the division, against Danny García.
This exacting fight portends classic greatness. Both men possess championship credentials, ambition and desire. Both are absolutely determined to prove themselves the best by winning, but only one will emerge victorious.
So we`re ready to enjoy this GREAT match, while remembering, respecting and revering some of the best welterweight fights that are forever lodged in the minds, memory and affections of the fans.
Here is the roll call of Greatness:
Oscar De La Hoya vs. Pernell Whitaker / 04-12-1997 / Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas
Roberto Duran vs. Sugar Ray Leonard / 06-20-1980 / Olympic Stadium, Montreal
Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran II / 11-25-1980/ Superdome, New Orleans
Julio Cesar Chavez vs. Pernell Whitaker / 09-10-1993 / Alamodome, San Antonio
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao / 02-05-2015 / MGM Las Vegas, Nevada
Oscar De La Hoya vs. Ike Quartey / 02-13-1999 / Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas
Emile Griffith vs. Beeny Kid Paret / 03-24-1962 / Madison Square Garden, New York
Jose Napoles vs. Emile Griffith / 10-17-1969 / Forum, Inglewood
Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns / 09-16-1981 / Caesar´s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
Felix Trinidad vs. Oscar De La Hoya / 09-18-1999 / Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
Wilfred Benitez vs. Carlos Palomino / 01-14-1979 / Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan
Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana / 05-03-2014 / MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada