Pacquiao-Spence meet at pre-fight press con to officially announce fight


Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and unified – WBC and IBF
welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr., met for the first time before their much
anticipated bout to officially announce that their fight is on.
The pre-fight press conference was spearheaded by Premier Boxing Champions and
was a pay-per-view.

During the press con, Floyd Mayweather’s name was brought up as Spence admitted
that the unbeaten boxer has been reaching out to him to help him and mentor him.
“He talks to me and things like that. He tries to mentor me, so he’ll definitely reach out. If
says he’ll reach out, he definitely will,” Spence said via BoxingScene.
On the other hand, the 42-year Filipino great compared Spence to Mayweather saying
that his 31-year old opponent is better than Mayweather.
He even threw shades on his former rival.
“He could teach Mayweather how to fight toe-to-toe,” he said.
At the end, both fighters acknowledged the power and strength of each other as they
brace for an all-out war come August 21. Pacquiao will be the challenger as he lost his
belt due after not fighting for a certain period of time while Spence will defend his belt on
the biggest fight of his boxing career.