Errol Spence crash: Kell Brook, Shawn Porter and Terence Crawford lead well wishes from fellow boxers to welterweight champion

Kell Brook, Shawn Porter and Terence Crawford are among those to send positive messages to Errol Spence Jr following his car crash.

The unified welterweight world champion is said to be in a ‘serious condition’ after police told media that a Ferrari flipped multiple times, ejecting the driver (reported to be Spence) who was not wearing a seatbelt.

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Errol Spence holds two of the four welterweight belts
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They added that the driver was taken to hospital and is expected to survive the crash.

An update issued by Spence’s representatives PBC confirmed his parents are with him at the Dallas hospital he was taken to and his injuries are not considered life-threatening.

 

Former opponent Kell Brook tweeted: “Get well soon champ! Thoughts are with you and wishing you a full and speedy recovery”

While the man Spence just beat, Shawn Porter, added: “My dad always tells me, ‘This boxing thing is a part of your life but it’s not going to last forever. You still have a lot of life to live after that.’

“With that, I’m praying for Errol Spence and his family because he has a lot of life to live and I pray he recovers quickly & fully.”

 

Potential future opponent and fellow welterweight champ Terence Crawford said: “Praying for you champ, Errol Spence, get well. We fighters, I know you will.”

While friend Gervonta Davis put: “Prayers up for Errol.”

And WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman posted: “The boxing community of the world unite in prayers for the recovery of WBC & IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence who had a terrible car accident this morning in Dallas.”

 

 

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