Shawn Porter boxing

Shawn Christian Porter (born October 27, 1987) is an American professional boxer. Porter (29-2-1, 17 KO) is a two-time welterweight champion, beating Devon Alexander for the IBF title back in 2013, before losing it to Kell Brook in 2014. He failed in another world title attempt in 2016, losing a decision to Keith Thurman, but rebounded in September of this year, taking a W over Danny Garcia to gain the then-vacant WBC title, which Thurman had given up due to injury. Porter vs Ugas Live

Shawn Porter
Statistics
Real name Shawn Christian Porter
Nickname(s) Showtime
Weight(s)
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)[1]
Reach 69 12 in (177 cm)[1]
Nationality American
Born October 20, 1987 (age 31)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 32
Wins 29
Wins by KO 17
Losses 2
Draws 1

 

Middleweight

Porter began his pro career at 165½lbs on October 3, 2008 at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland, USA. His opponent was Norman Johnson. Porter won the fight via first-round TKO. In his 5th professional fight, Porter faced off against 31 year old Cory Jones (4–3, 1 KO) on February 6, 2009. Porter won the fight after 4 rounds via unanimous decision (40–33, 40–33, 39–35). Jones was knocked down twice in round 1. On April 3, 2009, Porter defeated Eloy Suarez (10–4, 5 KOs) via 1st-round TKO. Porter backed Suarez in a corner, landed several right hand power punches and sent him to the canvas. Suarez beat the count, but was out on his feet. The referee waved a halt at 2:59 of round 1.

 

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