Pay-per-view main events are for the finished products.
Saturday afternoons, in the case of Errol Spence Jr., are an opportunity to say, “I saw him when … .”
Spence, a 2012 U.S. Olympian from Dallas, will get time on NBC on Saturday at noon PT when the unbeaten welterweight appears on the Premier Boxing Champions show at a hometown venue called the Bomb Factory.
Spence (18-0, 15 knockouts) is a refreshing, gifted prospect who is committed to keeping his circle of supporters tight and exclusive as he strives to develop free of distractions caused by those tugging on him.
“I do a lot of things myself, like training during the day and...