Fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning victory over Shawn Porter, what might be next for the British star and which fellow 147-pound standouts will make for the best fights in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Kell Brook wasn’t well known or well respected in the U.S. but the undefeated British welterweight contender let American fans know he’s for real by outboxing and outpointing heavily favored Shawn Porter to take the IBF welterweight title on Saturday in Carson, Calif.
Oscar De La Hoya talks about the magic of StubHub Center, which has hosted several Fight of the Year candidates and where Shawn Porter defends his IBF welterweight title against Kell Brook tonight on Showtime. Porter wants to add to the StubHub legacy. Anthony Dirrell, who faces Sakio Bika in tonight’s co-feature, was ready to scrap at the final presser.
RingTV.com will provide round-by-round updates during Saturday’s showdown between IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and Kell Brook. Please refresh page for up-to-the-minute developments.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.
Welterweight beltholder Shawn Porter had to strip down to do it but he weighed in at 146.75 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his IBF title defense against British challenger Kell Brook, who weighed 146.5. Porter-Brook headlines Saturday’s Showtime tripleheader in Carson, Calif.
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s weigh-in for the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title bout, beginning at 1 p.m. PT/ 4 p.m. ET. The stream is available YouTube, Ustream, sports.sho.com/live.
Fans share their thoughts on the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight title matchup (and make a case for the underdog British challenger), the Fight of the Year candidate that aired on Fox Sports 1, Big Knockout Boxing, potential super middleweight showdowns and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag.
In anticipation of Saturday’s clash between IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and the U.K.’s Kell Brook, RingTV.com’s Lee Groves brings us the ultimate 147-pound history lesson.
RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from the Fabela Chavez Boxing Center where he spoke with the main event fighter’s of Showtime’s tripleheader on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.: Shawn Porter, Kell Brook, Sakio Bika, Anthony Dirrell, Omar Figueroa Jr., and Daniel Estrada.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get details on Gennady Golovkin’s return date and Abner Mares’ injuries as result of an auto accident.
Undefeated British welterweight contender Kell Brook, who endured a grueling 16-week camp in Las Vegas in preparation for his shot at IBF titleholder Shawn Porter on Saturday, says the make-or-break showdown is his stepping stone to stardom.
British welterweight contender Kell Brook has waited a long time for his shot at a world title and he will finally get it when he faces IBF beltholder Shawn Porter on Saturday in Carson, Calif. Brook, who is unbeaten as Porter is, has prepared for a grueling battle of attrition.
Omar Figueroa’s recent changes in training have been all about family. This Saturday, he defends his WBC lightweight belt against Daniel Estrada.