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Porter's Trainer Says Brook Will Never Make it To Khan

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Kenny Porter, father and trainer of IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15KOs), expects an impressive victory over mandatory challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22KOs). The Showtime televised fight is scheduled for August 16th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Brook, along with his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom, are predicting a stoppage win. They believe Porter will be unable withstand the pressure for twelve rounds. They are so confident that a warning has already been issued to domestic rival Amir Khan, advising him that he won't be able to run once they claim the IBF title.

If that's the plan, Kenny says the British duo will be disappointed when they come back to the UK empty-handed.

"Sounds like smoke and mirrors to me. Sounds like two guys who are trying to convince themselves of what they're going to do. They are speaking it into existence, actually trying to create their destiny. Like I said before, we are welcoming him to the United States of America and it's going to be a rude awakening," Kenny told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Wicky on 07-14-2014

[QUOTE=HEND;14747886]...Malignaggi is old, but still not an easy fighter to beat, and Porter beat him very-very convincingly. But I think his win over Devon showed better how good is he. I really like Maidana, but Porter's win over Devon beat…

Comment by londoner on 07-12-2014

Porter got knocked out in the amateurs, has that Berto-like square on stance that makes him hittable, and has only looked like a beast in the Paulie fight. Saying that, Shawn DID look a beast in that one and although…

Comment by micky1971 on 07-12-2014

daddy porter is just givin it lemon, his 8itch is gonna belong to kell brook after this. thurman is the only credible threat to anybody comin up the ranks at the moment and if anybody noticed, nobody seems to be…

Comment by takingaim on 07-11-2014

Can't wait for this fight, Porter/Brook. wooooo

Comment by Mr. Punch-Out!! on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=HEND;14747886]Say anything, Malignaggi is old, but still not an easy fighter to beat, and Porter beat him very-very convincingly. But I think his win over Devon showed better how good is he. I really like Maidana, but Porter's win over…

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