Errol Spence Jr vs. Mikey Garcia weigh-in results and live stream: Spence 146.25, Garcia 145.5.weigh-ins for Errol Spence Jr vs. Mikey Garcia starting at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT on Friday, March 15th.Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia: Fight Odds, Time, Date, Live Stream, TV Info
The time has almost come for Errol Spence Jr (24-0, 21 KOs) to defend his IBF welterweight title against WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs), in what is Garcia’s first ever venture up to 147 lbs. This has been billed as a “superfight,” and it’s taking place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The goal from promoters is to have more than 50,000 fans inside the venue, which would be the most ever for a boxing event at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Before the fight can commence, they do still have to make weight for Saturday night. You can watch the weigh-ins live stream at the top of the page today (Friday, March 15th) at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT. Alternatively, you can tune into FS1 and watch the weigh-in there.
PPV Card (FOX PPV, 9 PM ET)
Errol Spence Jr (146.25) vs. Mikey Garcia (145.5)
David Benavidez (167) vs. J’Leon Love (167)
Luis Nery (118) vs. McJoe Arroyo (117.25)
Chris Arreola (239.25) vs. Jean-Pierre Augustin (226)
Spence vs. Garcia costs $75 to purchase on FOX pay-per-view, and will begin at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT. There will be a one-hour preliminary card special at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on FS1.
Mikey Garcia is making his move. The pride of Oxnard, California, is recognized by boxing fans as one of the best in the business, but widespread fame eludes him.
In a bid for greatness, Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) is taking a risk rarely seen in modern boxing, moving up two weight classes to challenge Errol Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) for the latter’s IBF world welterweight title on Saturday night at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Garcia isn’t just fighting in Spence’s territory when it comes to weight class. Spence grew up in Texas, and he is sure to have the crowd behind him for the pay-per-view card.
It will be a defining fight for both men. They are both undefeated and ranked in Ring’s top-10 for pound-for-pound fighters.
Expectations from fans are sky high. Garcia has won titles in four weight classes, while Spence holds a world title at welterweight, boxing’s most talent-laden division. Losing a belt at 147 pounds means you will have to beat a great fighter to get one back.
Can Garcia’s speed and technique propel him to an upset win against Spence’s power and intelligence? Saturday night we will find out. Here’s how to watch.
Spence Jr. vs Garcia Fight Info
When: Saturday, Mar. 16 at 9 p.m. ET
Where: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas
TV: Fox pay-per-view ($74.95), ITV4 (UK only, free)
Live Stream: FoxSports.com pay-per-view ($74.95)
Odds: Spence -1100 (bet $1,100 to win $100) Garcia +650 (bet $100 to win $650)
Garcia heard the warnings, but he didn’t care.
“My father and I were against it at first,” said Robert Garcia, a former boxer and Mikey’s older brother, per Ring’s Ron Borges. “We told Mikey there were so many other fights he could take and still make a lot of money.”
Perhaps money, but not prestige. Garcia had already beaten the likes of Robert Easter Jr, Adrien Broner and Dejan Zlaticanin. With contracts and TV obligations shuttering any chances for a megafight with Vasiliy Lomachenko at lightweight (for now), the 31-year-old Garcia got it in his head to do something radical.
Forget fighting at 135 pounds, 140 pounds. Put it all on the line. Welterweight is where all the big names are at, so Garcia landed on Spence, a southpaw who hasn’t gone to the scorecards in nearly five years.