Last updated on August 24th, 2023 at 10:10 am
Facts About Errol Spence Jr.
|Errol Spence Jr.
|33 Years Old
|Errol Spence Jr.
|Place Of Birth
|Long Island, New York
|Best Known For
|Winning three consecutive "United States National Championships"
|Errol Spencer Sr.
|Ivy Spence and Violet Spence
|November 9, 2012
|5 Feet 10 Inches
Errol Spence Jr. is an American professional boxer who has won three consecutive "United States National Championships" and also has represented the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics. Spence was even named Prospect of the Year by ESPN in 2015. Spence is also ranked as the World's Fifth Best Active Boxer by BoxRec with a knockout-to-win ratio of 80.8% in August 2019. Spence hasn't lost any of the 26 matches that he has played until date.
What is Errol Spence Jr Famous for?
- Famous as the professional boxer winning every single match.
- Also the World's Fifth Best Active Boxer by BoxRec.
When and Where was Errol Spence Jr Born?
Errol Spence Jr. was born on March 3, 1990, in Long Island, New York, United States. His birth name is Errol Spence Jr. His nationality is American. Spence belongs to Black ethnicity and is of Jamaican descent while Capricorn is his zodiac sign.
Errol Spence Jr. is the son of Debra Spence(mother) and Errol Spencer Sr.(father) who is now a retired FedEx contractor. When Spence Jr. was just two years old, his parents moved to Cedar Hill-DeSoto.
His father played a major role in leading his son to his dreams as soon as he learned his son preferred boxing to play football he began a search for the right laboratory and proper professor to teach the craft.
Spencer Sr. asked the former professional boxer, Derrick James, who guided him all the way to the U.S. Olympic team at the 2012 London Games. And later to the powerbroker, Al Haymon.
At the age of 19, Spence won the "U.S. National Golden Gloves" in 2009. Later he won three consecutive National Amateur Welterweight Championships for the year(2009-2011). Spence even reached quarter-finals at the 2011 World Championships and 2012 London Olympics.
When Did Errol Spence Jr Start His professional career?
- Errol Spence Jr. kicked off his professional career at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California on November 9, 2012.
- Spence showed all of his power and skills and knocking out Richard Andrews at the Sports Arena in December 2012.
- In the year 2013, Spence fought in a total of 10 matches, winning all of them with six inside the distance and 8 by knockout.
- On June 27, 2014, Spence made his Showtime television debut at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.
- Spence defeated Javier Castro by TKO in the 5th round in 2014 and defeated Samuel Vargas by TKO in Round 4 of 10 in a Premier Boxing Champions in 2015.
- Spence was named the 2015 ESPN.com prospect of the year.
- On April 16, 2016, Spence fought the biggest fight of his career against the former light-welterweight champion, Chris Algieri. Spencer became the first person ever to stop Algieri.
- On August 21, 2016, Spence fought against Leonard Bundu after which Spence reiterated his desire of becoming the IBF World Championship. The match was the highest TV audience for boxing in over 10 years in the United States.
- On May 27, 2017, Spence dropped and eventually stopped Kell Brook to win the IBF welterweight.
- On Jan 20, 2018, Spence dropped and beat Lamont Peterson with 161 punches.
- On April 30, 2018, Spence knocked Ocampo defending his IBF title
- On Mar 16, 2019, Spence retained IBF welterweight title and won WBC Diamond welterweight title against Mikey Garcia.
- On September 28, 2019, Spence continued his history of winning every match as he again retained IBF welterweight title and won WBC welterweight title against Shawn Porter.
Is Errol Spence Jr. Married?
The 29 years old, Errol Spence Jr. isn't married yet. However, Spence has been in a relationship with a few beautiful ladies. Having said that Spence is the father of his two daughters: Ivy Spence and Violet Spence.
Currently, he is happy with his daughters and unknown girlfriend.
How Much Does Errol Spence Jr Earn?
Errol Spence Jr. has a well earning through his career as a professional boxer. Considering all the hard works and time that Spencer has put on his career, he has managed to amass a great fortune of the amount in million dollars through his several matches and wins. Spence enjoys his fortune which is estimated to be $4 million.
Spence earned a career-high of $8 million: $3 million from his purse and remaining from the PPV buys. Spence has earned million dollars through his matches as in the match vs. Carlos Ocampo, he won $1.2 million and $1.22 million after he won the IBF belt from Brook.
With all the fortune in million dollars, Spence has managed to live a luxurious lifestyle.
How Tall is Errol Spence Jr.?
The tall dark and handsome hunk, Spencer has a well maintained athletic body physique. Spencer being a boxer has been very conscious about his health and fitness. Spencer stands tall with a height of 5 Feet 10 Inches while his body weighs around 146.5 lbs. Spence has a dark complexion with black hair and black eyes.
Trivias About Errol Spence Jr. You Need To Know.
- Errol Spence is ranked as the World's Fifth Best Active Boxer by BoxRec.
- Spence has a knockout-to-win ratio of 80.8%.
- At the age of 19, Spence won the "U.S. National Golden Gloves" in 2009.
- Spence hasn't lost any of the 26 matches that he has played until date.