Coming into this weekend’s big title fight in the welterweight division many saw the fight as a one way outcome.
How wrong that notion turned out to be.
Fighting at the Staples Center in LA, California, Errol Spence and Shawn Porter battled for twelve rounds to in the end what was a split decision that went Errol Spence’s way.
The victory saw Spence move to 26-0 (21KO) and now hold both the IBF and WBC welterweight world titles.
Next fights tipped for Spence include Danny Garcia and Manny Pacquiao as easy fights to be made within his stable.
A showdown with fellow welterweight pound for pound star Terence Crawford remains a distant prospect at this point.
Here’s how boxing fans and the wider public have been reacting so far to tonight’s latest win for the man they call ‘The Truth’: