The skills of Errol Spence Jr., one of the most dominant welterweights today, cannot be denied.
Despite setbacks, Spence has proven himself to be unstoppable in the ring and in life. He was involved in a horrific solo car accident where his Ferrari flipped over several times, throwing him from the car. It landed him in the intensive care unit and nearly ended his life. Spence also suffered a retinal tear ahead of a scheduled fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Spence, the WBC and IBF welterweight champion, made his professional debut in 2012. He takes on WBA welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas on April 16 in a unification bout. Inside AT&T Stadium in Texas, Spence will be looking to add more gold to his collection.
The Sporting News examines how Spence amassed his fortune and where he ranks among the richest and most influential athletes in the world.
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Errol Spence Jr. net worth: How much does Spence earn?
According to celebrity net worth, Errol Spence has a net worth of around $7 million. According to WealthyPersons.com, Spence was worth $8 million in 2021.
Errol Spence Jr. career earnings
When he won the IBF welterweight title from Kell Brook in 2017, Spence reportedly earned $1.22 million, according to Essentially Sports. In his fight against Shawn Porter in 2019, Spence earned around $2 million, not including a percentage of pay-per-view buys.
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas fight scholarship: How much will Spence and Ugas earn?
Per Total Sportal, Spence is guaranteed to earn around $1.5 million. It should also take 50% of pay-per-view purchases. Ugas will earn approximately $1 million, plus a 50% pay-per-view share. The pay-per-view will cost around $74.99. Pay-per-view revenue is expected to bring Spence’s income from the fight to around $5 million.
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Endorsements by Errol Spence Jr.
Having collaborated with BODYARMOR and Avianne Jewelers in the past, Spence signed a multi-year contract with Everlast. He presents the company’s gloves on all social networks.
Spence also has his own official merchandise store, via esjthetruth.com.
Errol Spence Jr.’s influence on social media
An active social media star, Spence has approximately 253,200 followers on Twitter792,000 followers on Instagram and 284,000 followers on Facebook.
When is Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas?
- Date: saturday april 16
- Main board: 9 p.m. ET
- Main event: 11:30 p.m. ET (approx.)
Errol Spence Jr. and Yordenis Ugas will square off on April 16. The main event is scheduled to begin around 11:30 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard bouts last.
How to watch Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas
Fans can watch Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas via the Showtime pay-per-view. You can stream Showtime via Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox ONE, your laptop, and any mobile device or tablet.