Scenes From Keith Thurman vs Shawn Porter NYC Press Conf.

NEW YORK (April 28, 2016) – The best the sport has to offer, two of the most talented fighters in the world, elite athletes in their prime and set to fight each other at the world-class Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on broadcast TV in primetime, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter,took over New York this week as they made the rounds to officially announce their welterweight blockbuster on Saturday, June 25 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions (PBC). Thurman and Porter, who are confident and hard-working boxers inside the ring and classy gentlemen outside, have the spotlight to themselves on the world’s biggest stage on June 25. And what…

Shawn Porter To Stream Exhibition Match On Saturday

LAS VEGAS (March 7, 2016) – “Showtime” Shawn Porter will hold a special 12-round exhibition match on Saturday, March 12 that will stream live on the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) Facebook page (www.facebook.com/premierboxingchampions.com) in lieu of his cancelled welterweight title showdown against Keith Thurman. In an effort to stay active and give his fans an opportunity to see him in live action, Porter will hold an old-fashioned exhibition against Lanardo Tyner (30-10-2, 19 KOs) at his gym – Porter Hy-Performance Center at 7 p.m. PT on Saturday. After the bout, Porter will host a 30-minute Facebook Live video Q&A to interact directly with fans about what’s next for him that will also be on the PBC Facebook page. Porter was as disappointed as…

Thurman vs Porter OFF; Thurman Suffers Injury Fight Postponed

If you were looking forward to the highly anticipated bout between Keith “One Time” Thurman and “Showtime” Shawn Porter to truly determine who’s time it is, unfortunately you’ll have to wait a little bit longer. On Monday night a press release made the rounds advising that the fight has been post-poned due to a groin injury suffered by Keith Thurman. The full press release is below. ***** KEITH THURMAN SUSTAINS INJURY FORCING POSTPONEMENT OF TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST SHAWN PORTER   DiBella Entertainment, Mohegan Sun and Showtime Evaluating Options to Continue with the Remainder of the March 12 Fight Card   NEW YORK (Feb. 22, 2016)–Undefeated world champion Keith Thurman sustained an injury as a result of a car…

[PUSH PLAY] Thurman Talks Cloning, Porter & Plays Flute

On Wednesday night, WBA world weltwerweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman paid The Ruckus crew a visit to talk about the upcoming fight against “Showtime” Shawn Porter (March 12th at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut), cloning, global warming and more. A man of many talents, One Time finished off the segment with a medley of music from his new acquired piano and the flute. An interview you definitely don’t want to miss.

[Video] Porter: “Porter vs Thurman Is The Welterweight Super Bowl”

LOS ANGELES, CA – At the first official press conference to formally announce the March 12th showdown, “Showtime” Shawn Porter says the upcoming bout is the “Super Bowl” of the welterweight division.

[Video] Thurman: “If Floyd Returns He Has To Say My Name”

LOS ANGELES – Today at the Palm’s Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, Keith “One Time” Thurman and “Showtime” Shawn Porter held their first official press conference to formally announce their highly anticipated match-up set for March 12th at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. After facing off for the first time until the promotion gets fully underway, Thurman sat down with the media to discuss the fight, the delay in announcement and a future fight against retired pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather.

Kenny Porter Talks Thurman, Legacy and Broner

Kenny Porter, father and head trainer of “Showtime” Shawn Porter, paid The Ruckus crew a visit last week to discuss the delay in announcing the Keith Thurman fight, legacy in the sport and the back and forth verbal jabs with Adrien Broner. In addition to the aforementioned, listen in as Porter runs down a grocery list of who’s who opponents Porter defeated as an amateur and how he was responsible for bringing Adrien Broner to power advisor/manager Al Haymon. Pulling no punches, enjoy as the elder Porter gives his frank opinions to hosts Jeandra LeBeauf, Michelle Rosado and Ryan Bivins.

Porter Sends Message To Fans Re: Thurman Fight

LAS VEGAS, NV – The chatter surrounding a possible Premier Boxing Champions match-up between welterweights Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter is reaching a fevered pitch on social media. While the prevailing theory behind the non-signing of this fight is Thurman’s salary demands, other media outlets are reporting the fight will me moved to early 2016 due to the large number of fights already scheduled to close out 2015. What’s the real story? Likely a little of both. Thurman may have lofty salary demands they are willing to meet and there ARE a lot of fights on deck before the close of the year including the pay-per-view event featuring Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez. While that’s not a…

Shawn Porter Def. Adrien Broner; Spence Wins

Photo credit: Suzanne Teresa/Premier Boxing Champions LAS VEGAS – Shawn “Showtime” Porter (26-1-1, 16 KO’s) put on a dominating effort against Adrien “The Problem” Broner (30-2, 22 KO’s) in a comfortable UD victory. The scorecards read 114-112, 115-11 and 118-108. Most boxing experts ringside saw it as an easy decision win for Porter who survived a slight scare in the twelfth round. Porter came down to a 144lb catchweight for this fight, which led many to believe that the catchweight would prove to be a big advantage for Broner. However, Porter proved that the weight did not affect him at all. The first round was a round where both fighters were mostly just trying to figure…

Broner, Porter Make Weight, Now who wins? (Poll, Prediction, Photos)

Photo Credit: Suzanne Teresa:Premier Boxing Champions LAS VEGAS — Weighing in at 144 pounds and 143.5 pounds respectively, the fight is on and combatants Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter now rehydrate and make last minute preparations for Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions show down at the MGM in Las Vegas. In the weeks leading up to the bout, attention swirled around the specifics of the bout’s weight restrictions (max weight, hydrate clause) but seem to have been placed on the back burner, for now, as both fighters took the scale and achieved the negotiated limit. With Porter fighting at the smallest weight of his professional career the focus now shifts to performance and outcome. Will the smaller assignment slow…