Unbeaten IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter spoke to boxing writers after his impressive fourt-round TKO of good friend Paulie Malignaggi. Porter, his father/trainer Kenny Porter, and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer talked about the fight and what’s next.
Actions shots from light heavyweight Bernard Hopkins’ title-unifying victory over Beibut Shumenov in Washington, D.C. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Action from Peter Quillin vs. Lukas Konecny and Shawn Porter vs. Paulie Malignaggi on the Hopkins-Shumenov undercard in Washington, D.C. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Adrien Broner sported a full beard at the Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov fight but he also expressed humility after being dethroned as WBA welterweight titleholder by Marcos Maidana in December.
Bernard Hopkins continued to defy Father Time on Saturday, outclassing Beibut Shumenov en route to what should have been a unanimous decision in Washington, D.C. One judge inexplicably scored the bout for Shumenov, but Hopkins, who scored an 11th-round knockdown, was the clear winner.
Shawn Porter handed veteran Paulie Malignaggi the most devastating loss of his career, overpowering and overwhelming the two-division beltholder to a fourth-round stoppage in the co-featured bout to the Hopkins-Shumenov fight on Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Though Peter Quillin got neither the knockdown nor the stoppage he was after, he successfully defended his WBO middleweight title with a near shutout decision over Lukas Konecny in Washington, D.C.
Brooklyn-based welterweight Sadam Ali dropped veteran Michael Clark with a hard right, left hook duo that resulted in a first-round knockout on the Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov undercard at The D.C. Armory.
British junior featherweight ace Scott Quigg swept aside late replacement Tshifhuwa Munyai in two rounds at the Manchester Arena in England on Saturday. “I wanted to make a statement and I promised that you would see the best of me,” said Quigg.