Errol Spence pleads guilty to driving while intoxicated
Lboxing star, the American Errol Spence Jr.pleaded guilty to a drunk driving charge related to an incident in October 2019.
The welterweight lost control of his ferrari and he destroyed it October 10, 2019 in Dallas, Texas, in a car accident.
SpenceThe 32-year-old with an undefeated record of 28 wins in 28 fights, with 22 coming on the fast track to knockout, will avoid jail time under a plea deal that requires him to pay $3,400 in court costs.
the champion of WBC, WBA and IBF welterweightrequired intensive care treatment after the accident in question, and remained in the Dallas Methodist Medical Center for six days.
When he was able to leave the hospital, Spence was charged with misdemeanor DWI (driving while intoxicated), a Class B felony.
No prison for Spence
The boxer’s blood alcohol level after the crash was recorded below the 0.15 limit, which helped him avoid spending time behind bars.
The plea agreement of Spence It involved a three-day prison sentence, but the Dallas County District Attorney acknowledged that the time had already been served.
To prepare to face Crowford
Although negotiations continue, Spence could be facing Terence Crowford In October of this year, in one of the most anticipated fights since both would arrive with an undefeated mark.
The fight would also leave the winner as the king of the welterweight division, although Spence owns the three belts already mentioned, while Crowford owns the of WBC since four years ago.
Apparently, both fighters are getting closer to reaching an agreement that the fight will take place in October.