Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Shawn Porter: No Allegiance To Anyone But Al Haymon

By Bill "Two Scoops" Emes

IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15KOs) is getting ready for his anticipated return, a mandatory defense of his title against undefeated challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22KOs). The fight will potentially happen on a date in early August, reportedly as the main event of a Showtime televised tripleheader from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

While Porter's last few fights have been promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, he does not have a promotional contract with their company. Golden Boy is currently restructuring their company and there is a lot of controversy regarding the number of fighters, managed or advised by Al Haymon, who are fighting under the Golden Boy banner but don't have actual contracts which bind them to Golden Boy.

"[That drama] means nothing to me. I stay on the outside of it. My dad handles the business, I don't need to involve myself in any of that. Right now I don't have an allegiance to anyone but Al Haymon. I am an Al Haymon fighter and I have my own promotional company, Shawn Porter Promotions. Eventually we will get that going, but right now Golden Boy is doing my promotions," Porter said. 

Tags: Al Haymon image   Shawn Porter image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Xi_ on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=iniduoh;14671899][/B] That's because idiots do not do any in depth reading on the subject matter.[/QUOTE] he got money on back-end especially from his hometown networks....this has been documented.

Comment by arraamis on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=iniduoh;14671945]I can accept the fact that Haymon may or may not be bad for boxing. My question to you: Is Bob Arum bad for boxing?[/QUOTE] Arum is ten-times worst than anyone in boxing ... No contest! First and foremost, Arum…

Comment by iniduoh on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=jcj0427;14669209]This. People will never learn. Al Haymon is bad for boxing.[/QUOTE] I can accept the fact that Haymon may or may not be bad for boxing. My question to you: Is Bob Arum bad for boxing?

Comment by V.WEBB on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=mrpizza-nd_beer;14670714]This is just dumb. He could've gone anywhere with his own promotions but to align himself with Haymon is just pure idiotic. Schaeffer, Haymon, and Floyd are the killers of the sport. No one should do business with them.[/QUOTE] :lol1:…

Comment by V.WEBB on 06-17-2014

[QUOTE=IMDAZED;14670144]Shame on you Porter, you're going to lose your "fans" now.[/QUOTE] Right. But whatever.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (74)
Top Headlines Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury - Ticket Information Video: Amir Khan on Pacquiao, Brook, Mayweather-McGregor Oleg Maskaev: No Retirement, I Plan To Return To The Ring Video: Errol Spence's Trainer Breaks Down Kell Brook Fight Brook: Spence Made Big Mistake, Bit Off More Than He Can Chew Crawford vs. Diaz - Agreement in Place, on HBO, May 20 in Newark Video: Kell Brook Vows To Land 'Chocolate Brownie' on Spence Video: Errol Spence Talks Brook Fight, Explains 'Man Down' Ringstar Sports Prospects To Make Pro Debuts on April 9 Video: Brook vs. Spence - Face To Face, Presser Fireworks Spence To Brook: You Clown, Living Off Two Good Rounds With GGG! Marco Huck Wants To Bring The Pain To Mairis Briedis Photos: Kell Brook, Errol Spence - Face To Face at Heated Presser! Brook: Spence Has Hype Like Lacy - I'll Bully Him, I'll Be a Beast! Edner Cherry vs. Omar Douglas - PBC on FS1, April 4 Romero Duno Inks Promotional With Golden Boy Promotions Antonio Orozco Feels Stronger at 147, Plans For a Big Year Brook: If You Thought I’d Avoid Spence, Don’t Know What I’m About Jorge Linares Aims To Land Mikey Garcia or Vasyl Lomachenko Matthysse Returning Hungrier Than Ever, Says Golden Boy's Diaz David Lemieux is Ready To Fight Canelo, Billy Joe Saunders Daily Bread Mailbag: Golovkin-Jacobs, Gonzalez-Rungvisai, More Photos: Samuel Clarkson Putting in Work For Dmitry Bivol Clash Parker-Fury Will Still Go Ahead Despite Visa Issue, Says Duco Errol Spence Tabs Joshua To KO Klitschko, Take Over Boxing Martin Ward Vows To Smash Maxi Hughes in Trilogy Clash Saunders: If Golovkin Goes By My Last Fight, He's in For a Shock! Jason Quigley: Glen Tapia Has Never Faced an Animal Like Me Sullivan Barrera vs. Felix Valera in Play, HBO Latino on April 15 Keith Thurman Breaks Down Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Artur Beterbiev is About To Become Mandatory To Andre Ward Berchelt-Miura is Heading To Los Angeles, Says Golden Boy Prez Hawkins Manager: Shelestyuk 'Chickened Out' of ShoBox Bout Chocolatito-Sor Rungvisai Rematch May Get Ordered By WBC Fury's Trainer Denied Entry Into New Zealand For Parker Fight Miguel Berchelt vs. Takashi Miura Deal Reached, No Purse Bid Anthony Crolla Confident of Getting Revenge on Jorge Linares Saunders' Promoter Aims To Finalize Golovkin Deal For June Photos: Jorge Linares, Anthony Crolla Putting in Work Chocolatito Trainer Furious: There is Money Behind That Decision!
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement