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Errol Spence Jr warned against invoking Terence Crawford rematch

Errol Spence Jr. has been warned not to pursue a rematch with Terence Crawford after a one-sided beating where the former welterweight champion looked weak and frail.

World Boxing News reported twice in the build-up that Spence didn’t seem to be himself. The first as he made his grand arrival in Las Vegas and the other on the scales.

Spence was on a hiding to nothing, and odds of +11000 for “The Truth” to get knocked down in the first three rounds were lapped up for a healthy profit.

In the immediate aftermath, Spence revealed his desire to secure the second fight, which is written into the contract.

Will there be a Terence Crawford vs Errol Spence Jr rematch?

“We’ve got to do it again,” said Spence. “I’m going to be a lot better. It’ll be a lot closer. It’ll probably be in December and the end of the year. I say we’ve got to do it again.”

On losing in such a damaging manner, Spence added: “He was just better tonight. He was using the jab. My timing was a little bit off. He was just the better man tonight.

“But he was just throwing the hard jab,” said Spence. “He was timing with his jab. His timing was just on point. I wasn’t surprised by his speed or his accuracy. It was everything I thought.”

Later on social media, Spence reiterated his stance.

Congrats to Teren Crawford. Good s***! – Hopefully, we can do it again before the end of the year.”

Spence can regroup

Shawn Porter, who fought both men, believes any return for the pair wouldn’t be as one-sided as the first.

“He’s gonna go home, he’s gonna talk to the team, they’re really going to analyze this and figure it out,” Porter told TMZ on Spence. “I’m an advocate for the rematch. I

“believe wholeheartedly in Errol Spence Jr. I said from day one until the fight happened, ‘this is a fifty-fifty fight.’ I said, ‘Look at me after the third round. I may be able to tell you who will win this fight.’

“The point of all that is, Errol Spence’s ability to make adjustments, he has the ability to come in stronger, especially at 154.

“Mentally, he’s so strong that I think this is just a wrinkle in his career. I think he wants to fix that wrinkle.”

Crawford stated he would consider facing Spence again if another eight-figure payday accompanied the Pay Per View. However, ex-WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto wants to see Crawford move up and face Jermell Charlo instead.

The ball is firmly in Bud’s court.

A healthy portion of fans on social has warned Spence against pursuing Crawford again, though.

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