October 19, 2020
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Spence set to face Garcia in 1st title fight since car crash

Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence is set for another title defense in his home state of Texas in what would be his first fight since avoiding serious injury in a high-speed car crash in Dallas last year.

Spence and Danny Garcia are scheduled to fight Dec. 5 at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, where Spence defended his IBF title by beating Mikey Garcia in early 2019. The Cowboys say they are planning to have fans for the event.

In September 2019, Spence added the WBC welterweight title to his IBF strap with a thrilling split-decision victory over Shawn Porter in Los Angeles.

A month later, after beating Porter, Spence flipped his Ferrari while speeding on a Dallas street in the early morning hours. Spence was ejected but didn’t sustain any broken bones or fractures and was treated for facial lacerations. The crash led to charges of drunken

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