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Malignaggi Backs Porter To Win, Says Ugas Can Cause Problems

WBC 147-pound titleholder Shawn Porter is approaching his initial defense in his second reign as world champion against wily title challenger Yordenis Ugas on March 9 as if the battle of Las Vegans is...Read More

Thurman Gives Take on Spence-Garcia, Pacquiao-Broner, Lopez

WBA “super” welterweight champion Keith Thurman compares the first four months of 147-pound action in 2019 to “a good book” to be taken “chapter by chapter,” adding, “My getting back into the ring is ...Read More

Shawn Porter Calls Errol Spence 'Boogeyman of The Division'

Two-time welterweight current WBC champion Shawn Porter called IBF counterpart Errol Spence “the boogeyman of my weight class” during Saturday’s initial episode of “Inside PBC Boxing” on FOX. The 31-y...Read More

Porter Expects Battle From Ugas Before Getting The Knockout

Yordenis Ugas is Shawn Porter’s first defense in his second reign as 147-pound world champion. He’s not the marquee opponent “Showtime” desired, but the champion’s treating the battle of Las Vegans l...Read More

Ugas Brings Memo Heredia on Board To Prepare For Porter Shot

Looking to become the next welterweight champion of the World Boxing Council, Cuba's Yordenis Ugas has hired well known strength and conditioning trainer Memo Heredia. Ugas will be challenging WBC wel...Read More

Ugas Confident of Winning WBC Belt - Surprising Porter, Critics

Yordenis Ugas spots Shawn Porter on occasion in Las Vegas where both live, at boxing matches in local venues and arenas, and recalls sparring “Showtime” in early 2017. “It was about four rounds of rel...Read More

Danny Garcia Wants Revenge Fights With Thurman, Porter

Two-division champion Danny Garcia returns to action against rugged brawler Adrian Granados on April at a site to be determined (8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.) as he tries to rebound from September unanimous ...Read More

Porter: Errol Spence is Getting More Yards - And I Don't Like It!

Shawn Porter, a former high school football player outside his native Akron, Ohio, can see Errol Spence on the other side of the ball in his mind’s eye. Porter envisions his welterweight rival as that...Read More

Porter: WBC Mandatory Orders Derailed Immediate Spence Bout

Two-time champion Shawn Porter will make the initial defense of his WBC welterweight crown against 2008 Cuban Olympic bronze medal winner Yordenis Ugas on March 9 in Las Vegas as Premier Boxing Champi...Read More

Photos: Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores, Dirrell-Yildirim - Presser

Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores Photos Gallery - FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions announced eight televised world title fights today in Los Angeles and laid out their upcoming fight schedule thr...Read More

Premier Boxing Champions, FOX Sports Reveal 2019 Schedule

FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions today announced eight televised world title fights in the first three months of the new deal, featuring eight world champions and more than two dozen of the wor...Read More

Shawn Porter-Yordenis Ugas Set For March 9 In Las Vegas

Shawn Porter will make his first WBC welterweight title defense March 9. El Nuevo Herald reported Tuesday morning that Porter will face Cuban contender Yordenis Ugas that night in Las Vegas. The Port...Read More

Porter: I Have No Doubt I'd Beat Thurman, I Want Spence Fight

Shawn Porter vows to exact revenge on Keith Thurman should his unbeaten welterweight rival proceed with a WBC-approved rematch of his title-retaining unanimous decision victory over “Showtime” from Ju...Read More

Garcia: Spence, Crawford Must Fight To Get Porter Or Thurman

Danny Garcia has an interesting perspective on when and why Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford must fight. The prevailing opinion is Crawford-Spence is the fight within the welterweight division, t...Read More

Porter: Thurman Wants Rematch, Negotiations Have Begun

WBC welterweight champion Shawn Porter (29-2-1, 17 KOs) is waiting to get word on the outcome of the ongoing negotiations for an ordered rematch with Keith Thurman, who holds the WBA title....Read More

Shawn Porter Has Two Mandatories: Keith Thurman, Andre Berto

The World Boxing Council has finalized their directives for the welterweight division. Earlier this year, Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) dropped the WBC welterweight title - as the fighter was still reh...Read More

Jessie Vargas: I Look Forward To Challenging Shawn Porter Soon!

Former two division world champion Jessie Vargas is hoping to secure a world title cracker with WBC beltholder Shawn Porter in the near future. This coming Saturday night, Vargas will headline a Match...Read More

WBC Prez on Porter-Spence Unification, Thurman's Direct Shot

Shawn Porter became a two-time world welterweight world champion when defeated Danny Garcia via unanimous decision on September 8th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The highly anticipated match...Read More

Porter: Won't Be Because Of Me Or Spence If We Don’t Fight Next

NEW YORK – Shawn Porter and Errol Spence Jr. sat a few feet apart early Sunday morning. The welterweight champions both stated during Porter’s post-fight press conference that they want to fight each ...Read More

Danny Garcia: 'I Won That Fight' After Watching Porter Replay

Now that he has had a chance to watch a replay, Danny Garcia is even more convinced he beat Shawn Porter. Garcia expressed his displeasure with the scoring of their fight in a Tweet late Monday night ...Read More