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Brook vs. Porter

Brook Upsets Porter to take home the title

There’s something about the atmosphere at the StubHub Center when the sun has fallen and it’s time for the main event! Over 7,000 fans came out to watch American Shawn Porter defend his welterweight title against England’s Kell Brook. The Brit made his way to the ring first, practically jogging his way through the crowd and between the ropes, looking eager to get it on. Porter’s ring walk [...]

Porter: I want a rematch with Brook

Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs) lost his IBF welterweight title last night in losing by a 12 round majority decision to visiting fighter Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Porter, 26, says he wants a rematch so that he can avenge his defeat and recapture his title. Porter doesn’t think Brook did enough to take his belt based on his performance last night. Porter [...]

Brook to make first defense of IBF title in November or December, says Hearn

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) Newly crowned IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (33-0, 22 KOs) won’t be facing Amir Khan or any of the other big names in the 147 pound division in his first defense in November or December, because his promoter Eddie Hearn from Matchroom Sport wants to save the big fights until 2015 for some reason. Last Saturday night, Brook defeated IBF welterweight [...]

Brook defeats Porter to capture IBF 147lb title; Dirrell outpoints Bika for WBC 168lb strap

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) CARSON, Calif. (Aug. 16, 2014) - Turns out, it was Showtime ... for "The Special One," Kell Brook. In a minor upset, Britain's Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs), of Sheffield, England, won a battle of undefeated welterweights and the IBF world title with a majority 12-round decision over defending champion "Showtime" Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs), of Cleveland, Ohio, [...]

Thurman: Porter outworked Brook

WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman says that Britain’s Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs) got outworked last night by IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs) through the entire 12 round bout at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Thurman feels that the judges focused more on Brook landing the cleaner landing shots rather than the high volume punching from Porter. The judges gave [...]

Brook defeats Porter; Dirrell beats Bika; Wilder stops Gavern

Kell Brook (33-0, 22 KOs) defeated IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 KOs) by a 12 round majority decision to take his IBF 147 pound title at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The final judges scores were 114-114, 117-111, 116-112. In my view, I had Porter winning a comfortable decision. I couldn't more than 2-3 rounds to Brook because he just holding and missing shots all [...]

Khan: If Brook beats Porter, it could lead to big fight between us

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) Amir Khan sees a victory by Britain’s Kell Brook (32-0, 22 KOs) tonight against IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs) as opening the door for a big fight between the two of them in the UK in the near future. Khan isn’t saying precisely when he wants to face Brook, but you’ve got to figure that it would need to happen fairly soon. Brook [...]

Showtime Tripleheader Preview & Weigh-In Results

Fans, media, fighters and their teams gathered at the StubHub Center in Carson, California this afternoon, as the official weigh-ins for tomorrow’s Showtime Boxing tripleheader took place. Omar Figueroa 23-0-1 (17KO) vs. Daniel Estrada 32-2-1(24KO) Lightweight title bout Figueroa returns to the StubHub Center, where he narrowly escaped with a controversial split decision victory over Jerry [...]

Shawn Porter vs. Kell Brook Official Weights

(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) CARSON, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2014) – WBC Super Middleweight Champion Sakio “The Scorpion” Bika and undefeated challenger Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell have been heckling and hurling insults at each other ever since their first fight (Dec. 2013) on SHOWTIME ended in a controversial, disputed 12-round split draw. After each boxer made weight (Bika 167.8 pounds, [...]

Brook vs. Porter weights

British challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22 KOs) is promising a knockout for Saturday night against IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs) when they battle it out in an important fight at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Brook weighed in 146.5 pounds at today’s weigh-in. Brook towered over Porter during the face-off with him and seemed to have lost the nervousness that he [...]

Livestream: Porter-Brook Weigh-In Live

SHOWTIME® Sports will offer a live stream of Friday’s official weigh-in for Porter vs. Brook taking place this Saturday, Aug. 16, live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. James DeGale MBE has backed stable mate Kell Brook to rip the IBF World Welterweight title from Shawn Porter when they clash in California live on Sky Sports from 2am on Sunday morning. DeGale [...]

Brook: I’m ready to do anything to get the win against Porter

British welterweight Kell Brook’s moment of truth is just one day away before he faces IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (32-0, 22 KOs) on Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Brook, 28, has spent 10 years of his long career building up to this moment and now it’s his time to show whether he belongs at the world level or if he’s just another fighter with inflated record [...]