Former titleholder and Showtime commentator Paulie Malignaggi analyzes the intriguing IBF welterweight title bout between unbeaten standouts Shawn Porter and Kell Brook that takes place on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
As fight day draws nearer, the pressure to perform is on for IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and opponent Kell Brook, who meet on August 16.
IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter, challenger Kell Brook and lightweight contender Jorge Linares tuned up in front of the cameras in preparation for the Aug. 16 card in Carson, Calif. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on the status and potential of Gennady Golovkin (both pro and con), the possible light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Bernard Hopkins, the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, English prospects and more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Unbeaten welterweights Shawn Porter and Kell Brook spoke to reporters during a national conference call on Monday in advance of Porter’s Aug. 16 IBF title defense against Brook at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on lightweight Luke Campbell and super middleweight Callum Smith’s American debuts on August 16.
Titles and closure are up for grabs when Showtime broadcasts an August 16 tripleheader with Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook in its main event.
The Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title bout on Aug. 16 will head up a Showtime tripleheader that includes the WBC 168-pound titleholder Sakio Bika’s rematch with Anthony Dirrell and WBC lightweight beltholder Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Daniel Estrada.
IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter knows what he’s in for against upcoming opponent Kell Brook, admitting he’s in against possibly the most technical fighter he’s ever faced.
Fans share their thoughts on the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, Mayweather-Maidana II, the two best boxers of all time from each continent (well, almost all of ‘em), the top five fights that could have happened but didn’t, and other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
The IBF welterweight title fight between Kell Brook and beltholder Shawn Porter will take place on Aug. 16 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to an e-mail from IBF Championships Chairman Lindsay Tucker.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on another ESPY candidate for this year’s “Best Fighter” category: RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook is signed and sealed for a date and site to be determined.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn more details on the tentative welterweight title clash between IBF titleholder Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook.
Should mandatory challenger Kell Brook defeat IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter in their tentative match-up, Brook’s promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport says his fighter wants to face Amir Khan next.