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Shawn Porter: From Underdog To World Title Defense

Shawn Porter: From Underdog To World Title Defense

Shawn Porter came in as an underdog last December against champ, Devon Alexander and left the IBF champion. Prior to the fight Porter explained “…[Alexander] is going to be 0-2 in tough, physical fights.” Most pundits scoffed at the idea, Alexander had been the quintessential golden boy, and most felt Porter could not withstand the [...]

March 26, 2014 Lucas Ketelle Featured, Home Slider 0

Is Brook Finally Ready For His IBF Title Shot?

Is Brook Finally Ready For His IBF Title Shot?

Kell Brook warmed up for his pending world title shot with a clinical display against the tough Mexican Alvaro Robles. Brook extended his unbeaten record to 32 wins with 22 by way of knock-out last Saturday at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. Robles came into the fight as a somewhat unknown quantity but with a record suggesting [...]

March 18, 2014 Samuel Constantinou-Coulter Featured, Home page 0

Shawn Porter Is Excited to Make First Defense of His IBF Welterweight Title Against Paulie Malignaggi on April 19

Shawn Porter Is Excited to Make First Defense of His IBF Welterweight Title Against Paulie Malignaggi on April 19

Two world championship fights on one night is great for boxing fans. But Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME believe that three is even better. So, on Saturday, April 19, joining the title fights between Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov and Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin and Lukas Konecny there will be a battle for [...]

March 17, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice Hot off the press 0

A Month Out, Porter Ready For Malignaggi, Says He Hasn’t Heard From the IBF About Facing Kell Brook

A Month Out, Porter Ready For Malignaggi, Says He Hasn’t Heard From the IBF About Facing Kell Brook

Finally after almost three month since his 12 round destruction over one of the welterweight division’s top fighters and winning his first world title, IBF Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter has the fight he has been waiting for. On April 19th at the D.C. Armory Shawn Porter will be making the first defense against the crafty [...]

March 12, 2014 James Myhre Featured, Home Slider 0

Brook To Get Shot at IBF Title Winner Between Porter-Malignaggi Before July 19th

Brook To Get Shot at IBF Title Winner Between Porter-Malignaggi Before July 19th

The IBF have ruled that Shawn Porter may risk his IBF welterweight title against Paul Malignaggi on the condition that the winner must make his next defence against mandatory challenger Kell Brook this summer. Both men must confirm in writing that whomever emerges as champion has the obligation to face Brook next. Porter-Malignaggi must take [...]

March 12, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice The Wire Report 0

Roberto Garcia Aims For Fights With Thurman and Porter

Roberto Garcia Aims For Fights With Thurman and Porter

Texas-based slugger Roberto ”La Amenaza” Garcia (34-3, 22 KOs), fresh off an exciting and impressive ESPN-televised victory over Mexico’s Norberto ”Demonio” Gonzalez on February 7, says he’s dropping down to his natural weight of 147 lbs to begin campaigning as a welterweight. 33-year-old Garcia, who came into the fight against Gonzalez as a late substitute opponent, revived [...]

February 25, 2014 ThaBoxingVoice The Wire Report 0

Ken Porter Would Like A Shawn Porter-Keith Thurman Fight Should The Winner Get Mayweather

Ken Porter Would Like A Shawn Porter-Keith Thurman Fight Should The Winner Get Mayweather

Ken Porter, father and trainer of world champion Shawn Porter would love to see his son get big fights that mean something career wise and financially wise for his son. The big name in the game is Floyd Mayweather which whom Ken would love to see his son face but believes that will not happen [...]

February 21, 2014 JulioGarcia Featured 0

Shawn Porter Could Fight In April Or May, Willing To Face Amir Khan

Shawn Porter Could Fight In April Or May, Willing To Face Amir Khan

Shawn Porter has been a busy man in training even though he has no set opponent or date for his next fight. During one of his recent workouts former world champion Amir Khan showed up to possibly scout Porter as an opponent should Khan not land a Mayweather fight. Khan observed Porter then began to [...]

February 18, 2014 JulioGarcia Featured 0

Shawn Porter On Working With Victor Conte, Going To The U.K. To Fight Kell Brook And Big Fights At 147 Lbs.

Shawn Porter On Working With Victor Conte, Going To The U.K. To Fight Kell Brook And Big Fights At 147 Lbs.

Shawn Porter has yet to sign a contract for his first title defense since beating down Devon Alexander and taking his title away. Although nothing is set, Porter is currently in training camp in San Francisco keeping himself sharp and in shape for whatever comes his way. “I stay in training camp,” said Porter. “I’m [...]

February 16, 2014 JulioGarcia Featured 0

Malignaggi Says He Wants a Title Shot Against Porter Or Maidana

Malignaggi Says He Wants a Title Shot Against Porter Or Maidana

Last year former WBA titlist Paulie Malignaggi reinvented himself inside and outside the ring. First he gave a spirited effort against Adrien Broner, and then he went on to win decisive victory over former World Champion and fellow Brooklynite Zab Judah in a fight which was dubbed “King of Brooklyn.” After the Broner loss, Malignaggi [...]

February 5, 2014 James Myhre Featured, Home Slider 1

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