Shawn Porter in Very Tough Camp Roberto Garcia Clash

By Ryan Burton

On March 13th former welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15KOs) will face Roberto Garcia (36-3, 23KOs) on Spike TV's inaugural boxing card. Andre Berto will face Josesito Lopez in the main event.

Porter is currently in the middle of his training camp and is looking to put on a great show in Ontario, California. The fight is part of Al Haymon's new "Premier Boxing Champions" series that airs on both NBC and Spike TV. had a brief conversation with Porter's father and trainer Kenny to get an update on Shawn's camp.

"Shawn has been working really hard. We had the Spike TV crews here and they got to see Shawn in action," Porter revealed. "One of the days they were here he sparred 10 rounds and then within an hour to go home and change he biked 4 miles, then ran a total of 5 miles and then rode his bike back the 4 miles home."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by boxing maniac on 02-07-2015

[QUOTE=TLC8;15358239]This is a great fight for Porter to bounce back on. Would live to see Porter blow this guy up then fight Tim Bradley, which would make for a real war.[/QUOTE] This fight will be a war ! And no…

Comment by CANELOLUJAH on 02-07-2015

Two bums fighting big freaking deal.

Comment by boxing maniac on 02-07-2015

[QUOTE=BS BadBoy;15357271]Garcia being overlooked here, dude is durable as hell and I dont think old horseteeth is really going to hurt him.[/QUOTE] Definitely being over looked. Porter is going to have a hard time backing Garcia up !

Comment by TLC8 on 02-06-2015

This is a great fight for Porter to bounce back on. Would live to see Porter blow this guy up then fight Tim Bradley, which would make for a real war.

Comment by Teetotaler on 02-06-2015

[QUOTE=MBE;15356980]This kid has nothing left, he will take an L again. The special one snatched his soul.[/QUOTE] Book clearly won but I wouldn't go that far

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