Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Porter vs. Thurman Could Be Up Next, Says Schaefer

By Edward Chaykovsky

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is looking at the possibility of putting together a battle of unbeatens, with IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (23-0-1, 14KOs) defending his title for the first time against Keith Thurman (22-0, 2KOs).

Porter won the title last month with an upset twelve round decision over Devon Alexander. The IBF's mandatory challenger is Kell Brook, but Schaefer says Porter might face Thurman first.

"I think fight [between Porter and Brook] will eventually happen. I think Shawn will do one more fight before that. There is a possibi8lity that Shawn might fight Keith Thurman. That's a possibility that would give us another exciting matchup. I have a good relationship with [Brook's promoter] Eddie Hearn and when the time comes I'm confident that fight will get made," Schaefer told Sky Sports Ringside.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kej718 on 01-19-2014

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;14149562]I like the fight. But it sucks that in today's sport the 2 of these stand up fighters are gonna have to give the other a setback. I mean I want both of these guys to do good, have good…

Comment by Bushbaby on 01-19-2014

I like the fight. But it sucks that in today's sport the 2 of these stand up fighters are gonna have to give the other a setback. I mean I want both of these guys to do good, have good…

Comment by MayThird on 01-19-2014

This is a good, interesting match up. I think Thurman will stop him in the mid rounds

Comment by Xi_ on 01-19-2014

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;14144086]This sucks. Both fighters are good fighters. Both fighters deserves the fight that takes them to the next level. Too bad one of them takes a hit in this fight.[/QUOTE] Wtf???????????????

Comment by daggum on 01-18-2014

porter has no power. easy fight for thurman.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (79)
Top Headlines Boxing Coach Arrested, Allegations of Recruiting Militants For ISIS Hearn Calls Mayweather's Robbery Claim 'Rubbish', Still Eyes DeGale-Smith Golovkin-Jacobs: Loeffler Expects Good Numbers For PPV Card Bellew: I'm at 225-Pounds and Training, Not a Poser Like Haye Froch Disagrees With Mayweather on Robbery, Agrees Jack Won Katie Taylor To Fight on Joshua-Klitschko, Possibly Golovkin-Jacobs David Lemieux vs. Curtis Stevens Set For March 11, HBO Joshua vs. Klitschko - Over 80,000 Tickets Sold Team Ramirez: Zurdo Has What it Takes To KO Jack or DeGale! Juan Carlos Payano Eyes Trilogy With Rau'Shee Warren Badou Jack Moving Up To 175-Pounds; Wants Adonis Stevenson Mayweather: Not Looking to Make Gervonta Davis-Lomachenko Badou Jack-James DeGale: Post-Fight Report Card Kell Brook: My Team Wants Me To Go To 154 Pounds Tyrone Nurse: It'll Be Great To Be A Big Attraction Mayweather Believes Broner Can Become The Next PPV Star Qudratillo Abduqaxorov Will Face Viktor Plotnykov on February 10 Trainer: Lara or Charlo Have a Great Chance To Beat Golovkin Dennis Ceylan vs. Isaac Lowe Euro Title Clash on March 18 Lomachenko-Corrales is The Target For April 8 or 15, Says Arum "Fighting Words" - One Prospect Rises Fast, Another Falls Hard Canelo's Trainer Expects The "Best Version" of Chavez Jr. on May 6 Gervonta Davis: I Showed Pedraza What Sharks Do in Deep Waters Jack Doesn’t Dispute Judges Scoring First Round 10-8 for DeGale Gervonta Davis vs. Jose Pedraza - CompuBox Punch Stats Joshua vs. Klitschko - U.S. TV Deal By Month's End, Says Hearn Badou Jack vs. James DeGale - CompuBox Punch Stats Jack: Ref Threatened to Disqualify DeGale for Losing Mouthpiece Mayweather: Do I want to sign DeGale? Abso-f*****g-lutely Video: Hearn Reacts To Mayweather, Talks Jack vs. DeGale Video: Carl Froch Reacts To Jack-DeGale, Talks Canelo-Chavez Jack: All I Want Is for Them To Treat Me Fair; Look at His Face Juan Carlos Payano Returns With a Win, Aims For Active 2017 Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Looking To Sign James DeGale Jack, Mayweather Agree There's No Need for Rematch With DeGale Mayweather is Livid: We Don’t Pay Judges, Like Other Promoters Jason Sosa's Promoter Would Love Orlando Salido Showdown Photos: Gervonta Davis Batters, Stops Jose Pedraza For IBF Title DiBella: No Problem With Jack-DeGale Draw, Mayweather's Reaction Photos: James DeGale, Badou Jack Go To War - HUGE Gallery
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement