Errol Spence Jr. seriously injured in Dallas vehicle crash

12 Octobre, 2019, 20:51 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
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Police say the crash happened just before 3am (local time) on Thursday, when Spence's Ferrari crossed a median into oncoming traffic and flipped over several times, ejecting Spence, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt, police said.

Spence was rushed to Methodist Dallas Medical Center and is expected to survive, according to police.

Spence is now 26-0 in his professional career and holds both the IBF title - which he has held since May 2017 - and the WBC title, which he earned last month.

Prior to that fight, Spence Jr twice defended his world title in his home state.

The 29-year-old boxer flipped his Ferrari in a rollover crash around 3:00 a.m.in Dallas.

The world-class welterweight didn't break or fracture any bones but suffered facial lacerations, the company said in a statement.

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Boxer Errol Spence Jr is expected to make a full recovery after a vehicle crash.

- PBC (@premierboxing) October 10, 2019He is expected to make a full recovery and is resting with his family by his side. "We're all wishing the fitting for Errol".

Spence recently defeated Porter to win the WBC and International Boxing Federation welterweight titles on September 28. Spence is the reigning IBF and WBC champ.

Porter reacted to the news on Twitter Thursday: 'My dad always tells me 'this boxing thing is a part of your life but it's not going to last forever.

Spence, recognized as one of the pound-for-pound best boxers in the world, has seen his brand grow extensively after consecutive headlining roles in pay-per-view title bouts. "Thought are with you and wishing you a full and speedy recovery", he said.

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