Errol Spence, who is an undefeated welterweight boxing champion, has been hospitalized after an early morning car crash on Friday in Dallas, according to multiple reports.
Dallas TV station KTVT reported that the boxer was taken to ICU in a serious condition after his white Ferrari turned multiple times at around 3 am.
The police said, “Spence’s car was traveling at high speed when it went across a center median and flipped over several times, throwing the driver, identified as Spence, out of the car.”
“Doctors are monitoring his condition, but his injuries are not life-threatening,” said Tim Smith, premier boxing champion’s spokesman. He told ESPN, “We will have further updates as the doctors update his condition. We’re all wishing the best for Errol.”
Two weeks ago, Spence had a split-decision victory over Shawn Porter at Los Angeles. Porter said, “My dad always tells me ‘this boxing thing is a part of your life but it’s not going to last forever. U still have a lot of life to live after that.’ With that, I’m praying for @ErrolSpenceJr & his family because he has a lot of life to live and I pray he recovers quickly & fully.”
Spence made his debut in 2012 and won his first International Boxing Federation title by defeating Britain’s Kell Brook in 2017.
Spence also defeated Mexico’s Carlos Ocampo, American Lamont Peterson, and American Mikey Garcia last year before defeating Porter.
Filipino’s Manny Pacquiao tweeted, “Praying for @ErrolSpenceJr.” World Boxing Organization champion Terrence Crawford tweeted, “Praying for you champ @ErrolSpenceJr get well we fighters I know you will.”