ERROL SPENCE JR stopped Yordenis Ugas in ten brutal rounds to arrange a super-fight with Terence Crawford.
The Texan, who overcame a scare in spherical six, battered Ugas’ proper eye so critically the ringside physician had no selection however the forestall the combat.
Yordenis Ugas was once crushed by way of Errol SpenceCredit score: @ShowtimeBoxing
Spence added the WBA belt with the WBC and IBF variations he took into the bout and now has only one jewel lacking.
And with Crawford’s WBO name the one factor status in his manner of undisputed supremacy, the USA superstar made his intentions transparent.
Spence roared: “Everyone is aware of who I would like subsequent, I would like Terence Crawford subsequent.
“That’s the combat that I would like, that’s the combat that everyone else needs and prefer I stated, I’m going to get those straps.
“I’m going to move over there and take his s*** too. Terence, I’m coming for that motherf***ing belt.”
Spence, 32, got here into the combat with a close to 17-month layoff having gone through eye surgical procedure.
It noticed him pull out of a dream-fight with Manny Pacquiao, 43, which Ugas, 35, went directly to as an alternative win.
However Spence refused to decelerate for a warm-up bout as he races in opposition to the undisputed welterweight crown.
He stated: “I didn’t have any doubts in any respect, I imagine in myself 100 in line with cent, I educate 100 in line with cent.
“I knew I used to be going to return for the victory, that is what I sought after, I didn’t desire a tune-up combat or a combat with any individual that I do know I will be able to beat.
“I sought after a fighter who may carry the most efficient out of me and I knew Ugas was once going to carry the most efficient out of me.”
The hole levels of the competition had been cagey as Spence landed with upper frequency however Ugas was once the extra correct puncher.
Heading part manner into the combat, the place of birth hero was once starting to take keep an eye on, touchdown heavy blows at the within.
However in spherical six, the tie threatened to activate its head when Ugas wobbled Spence with a brief uppercut.
It knocked the champion’s gumshield out and left Spence looking for it – and nearly paid without equal value.
As Ugas was once in the meantime extra concerned about punching and had the American harm, staggered into the ropes.
However the referee stopped the motion – as Ugas was once approaching sturdy – to permit Spence to position his mouthpiece again in.
The cruel pause gave Spence time to get better and an enormous sigh of reduction echoed round Dallas’ AT&T Stadium.
Spence, sensing momentum were misplaced, rushed out the gates in spherical seven and this time had Ugas harm.
Ugas was once at the retreat from then on as his eye started to swell, inflicting the physician to test on it in spherical 8.
Spence knew his guy was once there for the taking and within the 9th he sponsored the Cuban as much as the ropes and unloaded heavy itinerary.
It was once a lot of the similar in spherical ten and a couple of left uppercuts stopped Ugas in his tracks on wobbly legs.
As Spence got here to complete off the activity, the ref once more referred to as at the recommendation of the ringside physician.
This time, he made up our minds that Ugas was once not able to proceed, bringing and finish to the exciting combat in Arlington.
Spence now reigns as a three-belt unbeaten unified champion – with Crawford the one guy in his manner of whole welterweight domination.