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Shawn Porter expresses interest in Amir Khan, Victor Ortiz, Keith Thurman, Berto, Alexander, and ‘anybody you name’ at 147 pounds

Welterweight contender Shawn Porter inside the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)


By Chris Robinson

A few months removed from a ten-round whitewashing of Phil Lo Greco in Atlantic City, welterweight contender Shawn Porter (21-0-1, 14 KO’s) feels ready for a step up in his career.

Heading into his match with Lo Greco, a fight that took place underneath Lucas Matthysse’s 3rd round drilling of Lamont Peterson at the Boardwalk Hall, the 25-year old Porter knew he needed to shine.

After all, in his previous fight we saw Porter pushed to the limit over ten rounds against for two-time lightweight champion Julio Diaz in a fight he was expected to win handily.

Against Lo Greco, Porter was quick with his hands and feet, easily beating his Canadian foe to the punch while registering a knockdown in the tenth and final round that served as an exclamation mark to his victory.
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Larry Merchant wants Bernard Hopkins vs. Andre Ward, talks Malignaggi-Broner, and Keith Thurman

Chris Robinson catches up with longtime HBO analyst Larry Merchant, as he discusses Bernard Hopkins victory over Tavoris Cloud inside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Merchant speaks on wanting to see Hopkins face Andre Ward and also talks on Keith Thurman’s performance on the undercard and the possible Paulie Malignaggi vs. Adrien Broner fight