Errol Spence Jr. — Pics By: Paige Kindlick 1 of 5 Errol Spence Jr. — Pics Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/Pictu All hail the champ. Errol Spence Jr. is a southpaw with a deadly punch. Born in Long Island and raised in the Cedar Hills-DeSoto part of Dallas, Errol displayed a love of boxing early on. He won the International Amateur Boxing association’s world championship in 2008 and the U.S. National Amateur championship for three years straight – 2009 to 2011. In the 2012 Olympics, he reached the quarter-finals, but failed to take home the gold. In 2012, he went pro and has reached massive levels of success. He won the IBF Welterweight championship in May 2017. As of October 2019, he was undefeated – 26 wins with 20 knockouts. As of Aug. 2019, he was ranked as the world’s fifth best active boxer, pound for pound. In Sept. 2019, he unified the IBF welterweight title with the World Boxing Council’s welterweight title, defeating Shawn Porter by split decision in a bought many considered to be fight of the year. October 10, 2019, 10:22AM 2 of 5 Errol Spence Jr. Is Ripped Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/Pictu Errol Spence Jr. poses at Fox Sports PBC Pay-Per-View fight night weight-in in Sep 2019. He would go on to defeat Shawn Porter to unify the WBC and IBF welterweight championships. October 10, 2019, 10:22AM 3 of 5 Errol Spence Jr. Smiles For The Camera Richard W Rodriguez/AP/Shutterst Errol Spence Jr. gestures for the TV cameras before an IBF World Welterweight Championship boxing bout against Mikey Garcia in March 2019. Considering he was undefeated by the time of his car accident in October 2019, it’s not a spoiler to say that he won. October 10, 2019, 10:22AM 4 of 5 Watch Out For That Left Hook Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/Pictu Errol Spence Jr. is a southpaw. He’s also a MONSTER, going 26-0-0 by Oct. 2019 with 21 KOs. October 10, 2019, 10:22AM 5 of 5 All Hall The Champ Ringo H W Chiu/AP/Shutterstock Errol Spence Jr. celebrates after defeating Shawn Porter during the WBC & IBF World Welterweight Championship boxing match, in Sep. 2019. He won by split decision. October 10, 2019, 10:22AM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.