Shawn Porter

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Name: Shawn Porter
Alias: Showtime
Born: 1987-10-27 (Age:27)
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Hometown: Akron, Ohio, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 7″   /   170cm
Reach: 69½″   /   177cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Al Haymon
Trainer: Kenny Porter

An immensely talented pugilist with a decorated amateur pedigree, Porter, 10-0 (8 KO's), was Manny Pacquiao's lead sparring partner for his super fight with Miguel Cotto. Blessed with speed, power and boxing ability, Porter is frequently compared to Andre Berto.

Amateur achievements

  • 2003 International Junior Olympics (15-16 year olds) Silver medalist at 66 kg, in Alexandria, USA.
  • 2004 Pan American Cadet (15-16 year olds) Gold medalist at 70 kg, in Colorado Springs, USA.
  • 2006 US National Championships Silver medalist at 75 kg, in Colorado Springs, USA.
  • 2006 World Junior Championships participant at middleweight, in Agadir, Morocco.
  • 2007 1st Pan Am Qualifier Bronze medalist at middleweight, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • 2007 US National Golden Gloves Gold medalist at 75 kg, in Chattanooga, USA.
  • 2007 US National Championships Silver medalist at 75 kg, in Colorado Springs, USA.
  • 2007 Pan American Games participant at middleweight, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 2007 US Olympic Trials Bronze medalist at 75 kg, in Houston, USA.
  • 2008 US National Championships Silver medalist at 75 kg, in Colorado Springs, USA.

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Preceded by:
Devon Alexander
IBF Welterweight Champion
2013 Dec 7 – 2014 Aug 16
Succeeded by:
Kell Brook