Shawn Porter predicts that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will be victorious in their upcoming bouts against WBO 147-pound titleholder Tim Bradley and WBA beltholder Marcos Maidana.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on promising youngsters supporting Showtime’s April 19 tripleheader and much more.
Paulie Malignaggi says past sparring sessions with Manny Pacquiao will not help Shawn Porter prepare for him when they meet for Porter’s IBF welterweight title on April 19, and still contends that he beat Adrien Broner last June.
Going into his April 26 bout versus Keith Thurman, former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz says, in spite of the official results, he beat Shawn Porter in their first go-round and Amir Khan.
IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter isn’t taking his April 19 defense against former two-division titlist Paul Malignaggi lightly, calling it his biggest test since Julio Diaz.
Equally plucky and outspoken, former two-division titleholder Paul Malignaggi sees nothing special in his upcoming opponent, Shawn Porter, whom the “Magic Man” challenges for the IBF 147-pound title on April 19.
Paulie Malignaggi recognizes that he will be fighting “a younger, bigger guy” on April 19 in IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter when they meet at The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C. on Showtime.
IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter is confident that his upcoming April defense against Paul Malignaggi will be no different than his title-winning effort over Devon Alexander last December.
Paulie Malignaggi plans to concentrate on training for his April 19 bout with IBF 147-pound beltholder Shawn Porter after working as a ringside commentator for tonight’s “Golden Boy Live!” event on Fox Sports 1.
Paulie Malignaggi says a win over unbeaten IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter on April 19 would put him “in that position to command the fights that I want to get.”
Undefeated British welterweight contender Kell Brook has been assured that he will be fighting for the IBF title no later than July 19 this year. IBF beltholder Shawn Porter will fight Paul Malignaggi on April 19. The winner must face Brook.
Shawn Porter will defend his IBF welterweight title against former titleholder Paulie Malignaggi on April 19, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.
Amir Khan, still miffed that he was spurned by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in favor of Marcos Maidana, has yet again taken to his Twitter account, this time calling out Golden Boy promotional stablemates while dismissing the notion of facing English countryman Kell Brook.
Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.
Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”
Fans who took part in a recent RingTV.com poll believe that Adrien Broner’s best bet is to move down to the junior welterweight division after suffering his first pro loss against Marcos Maidana at welterweight. Broner has held major titles at junior lightweight, lightweight and welterweight.
Robert Garcia on Marcos Maidana’s win over Adrien Broner: “We were ready to throw 100 punches a round. We know that’s the only way to beat somebody like Adrien Broner, or that’s the way to beat somebody like Floyd Mayweather [Jr.,]. That’s the way [Roberto] Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard.”