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Sulaiman ordering Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter for interim WBC 147lb. title

By Allan Fox: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman will be ordering a fight between #1 WBC contender Danny Garcia and #2 Shawn Porter for the interim WBC welterweight title due to champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman being out with a hand injury and unable to fight on his previously scheduled May 19th date. Thurman wasn’t planning […]

Thurman says he won’t be controlled by the fans telling him who to fight

By Allan Fox: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman says he doesn’t know when he’s going to fight IBF welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. in a unification match. He says he’s not going to be controlled by the spectators telling him who he should or shouldn’t fight. … Read

Jermell Charlo & Porter pick Canelo to beat Golovkin

By Sean Jones: Jermell Charlo and Shawn Porter both are picking Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to defeat IBF/IBOWBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG” Golovkin in their rematch on May 5th on HBO PPV. Charlo doesn’t have much to say other than Canelo is the breadwinner for Golden Boy Promotions, who is the lead promoter in the rematch. […]

Shawn Porter and Keith Thurman boil over in confrontation

By Allan Fox: An irritated ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter (28-2-1, 17 KOs) confronted inactive WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 20 KOs) last Saturday night in front of reporters at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read

Shawn Porter calls out Danny Garcia in ring

By Allan Fox: Former welterweight champion ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter (28-2-1, 17 KOs) climbed into the ring last Saturday night and called out Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs) following his 9th round knockout win over a feeble looking Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios (34-4-1, 25 KOs) in their WBC welterweight title eliminator at the Mandalay Bay […]

Thurman: I’ll fight 2 times in 2018, and then I’m ready (for Spence)

By Dan Ambrose: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman says he’ll be fighting 2 times in 2018, and then he’ll be ready to face IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence next year in a unification fight. Thurman, 28, wants to dedicate the entire year on tune-ups rather than facing Spence in a unification after one tune-up fight on […]

Porter talks Adrien Broner vs. Omar Figueroa

By Allan Fox: Shawn Porter has some major concerns about whether 4-time world champion Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) can come back from his latest loss to Mikey Garcia at 140 to turn his career around to defeat Omar Figueroa Jr. (27-0-1, 19 KOs) and Amir Khan. … Read

Porter says Keith Thurman v Jessie Vargas is a done deal for April

By Tim Royner: Shawn Porter says Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) vs. Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) is a done deal for April. The fighters share the same manager in Al Haymon, so that would explain why Porter knows the inside info on the Thurman-Vargas fight. … Read

Thurman: I want to make a statement against Porter

By Dan Ambrose: Keith “One Time” Thurman doesn’t want to let Shawn Porter have any chances for success in their rematch like he did in their previous fight last year in June. Thurman admits that he gave away too many rounds by fighting off the ropes, and not staying in motion the way that he […]

Thurman says Spence fight not happening until 2019

By Sean Jones: Keith “One Time” Thurman says he won’t be fighting Errol Spence Jr. in a unification fight until at least 2019 at the earliest. Until then, Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) says it’s not a subject that is discus-sable for him. He has other fights that he needs to take place in terms of […]

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