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Shawn Porter: I Need To Be Spectacular With Kell Brook!

By Edward Chaykovsky

IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15KOs) is looking for another highlight worthy performance when he steps into the ring this coming Saturday night against mandatory challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22KOs) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Earlier this year, Porter looked like a small bulldozer as he powered past the usually durable Paulie Malignaggi in four easy rounds. He wants a similar type of performance against Brook.

"More than anything, [the knockout of Malignaggi] made me realize that I need to put on another spectacular performance this time around so that I can get what's coming," Porter said.

Porter says there was nothing special doing in camp to prepare for Brook's style of fighting. He, and his father/trainer Kenny Porter, saw nothing in Brook's style to require any specialized preparation.

"No, nothing specific [was done to prepare for Brook]. There's nothing too complicated or unorthodox about his style. So I didn't need to bring in any kind of specialist to spar, or plan for anything too different," Porter said.

"This being home now makes everything that much easier. Nothing's complicated and I'm able to keep it easy."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-12-2014

[QUOTE=Divine Hammer;14848553]I think porter wins by a comfortable ud. I haven't been impressed by brook at all.[/QUOTE] i agree with this and i haven't been impressed with brook either. good observation.

Comment by Straightener on 08-12-2014

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;14848471]I'm not sure what Showtime means. Because one thing I know is that if he is in fact spectacular, he can kiss the Floyd/Pacman payday goodbye. If he destroys Brook neither one of those guys is touching him. That I'm…

Comment by Divine Hammer on 08-12-2014

I think porter wins by a comfortable ud. I haven't been impressed by brook at all.

Comment by Bushbaby on 08-12-2014

I'm not sure what Showtime means. Because one thing I know is that if he is in fact spectacular, he can kiss the Floyd/Pacman payday goodbye. If he destroys Brook neither one of those guys is touching him. That I'm…

Comment by Straightener on 08-12-2014

[QUOTE=TLC8;14847520]You're out of your mind if you don't think Shawn Porter won't blow up Kell Brook has never fought anyone that credible... Another Brandon Rios/Mike Alvarado-media puffed up Kell Brook. What will everyone say after Porter destroys Brook? "Oh we…

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