Errol Spence Jr., Shawn Porter Exchange Words On Potential Unification Fight

Errol Spence Jr. has a number of big fights waiting for him after dominating Mikey Garcia in front of nearly 50,000 spectators at AT&T Stadium.

After Spence defeated Garcia in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions pay-per-view card in Arlington, Texas to retain his IBF welterweight title, the unbeaten champion called out Manny Pacquiao to gauge interest in a potential superfight. Pacquiao currently holds the WBA "Regular" welterweight title and recently defended it in the main event of his own pay-per-view event back in January.

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Although the two welterweight titleholders seemed interested in fighting each other, another champion threw his hat into the ring: Shawn Porter: Porter, the current WBC welterweight champion, has made it known that he wants to fight Spence Pacquiao, but at this moment, he is aiming towards a unification bout against Spence.

During the post-show that aired on television, Spence said he would take a fight with Porter if the fight against Pacquiao does not happen next.

“If the Manny Pacquiao fight doesn't happen, I'll definitely take that fight with Shawn Porter. He knows I've been wanting that fight. When he fought Danny Garcia and he beat Danny Garcia, I got into the ring and told him, 'Let's make this fight happen.' If he wants to fight, we can definitely make that fight happen," Spence said.

Porter, who served as one of several analysts throughout the event's broadcast, made an appearance and said he would want the fight as well if Pacquiao is unable to fight Spence next.

“Hey Errol, I showed you respect tonight, all the respect to you tonight for what you did. You did a fantastic job. You dominated, much respect to you. If Manny Pacquiao is dragging his feet, you ain't got to look left, you ain't got to look right. We're both ready for this. This is a collision course that has been waiting to happen. You just let me know, baby. Let me know when," Porter said.

The full interaction between Spence and Porter can be seen in the video at the top of the page.

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