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Exclusive: Adrien Broner’s sparring partners speak on the big Shawn Porter fight

Four of Adrien Broner’s sparring partners recently opened up from Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)


By Chris Robinson

Abdul Musawwir Muhammed always has a lot of people coming in and out of his barber shop out in Las Vegas.

Located within walking distance of the Mayweather Boxing Club, several local and visiting fighters go to Musawwir’s to get a cut, and even some mitt work on occasion.

Shawn Porter sparring highlights with Emmanuel Taylor ahead of Kell Brook showdown

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Highlights from Shawn Porter’s training camp in Las Vegas ahead of his Aug. 16 date on Showtime vs. Kell Brook.

In this video, Porter can be seen, alongside his father and trainer Kenny as well as cut man Mike Rodriguez, putting in some rounds with talented junior welterweight Emmanuel Taylor, who was then prepping for a July 18 date vs. Karim Mayfield. (A fight that Taylor won via unanimous decision).

All editing of this video comes from the talented Traci Brinling, who we will be working on with several exclusive features in the coming months.

All photos courtesy of our friend Stacey Verbeek at Maple Avenue Boxing

Music courtesy of our guy Junior Stil, with the track “As I Am

Photos: Shawn Porter sparring Emanuel Taylor inside of Barry’s Boxing in Las Vegas

HustleBoss.com was inside of Barry’s Boxing in Las Vegas, Nevada as IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15 KO’s) sparred with junior welterweight contender Emmanuel Taylor (17-2, 12 KO’s). Porter is scheduled for a fall showdown with Kell Brook while Taylor is slated to face off with Karim Mayfield next month.

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Chris Robinson can be reached at Trimond@aol.com