Name: Shawn Porter
Born: 1987-10-27 (Age:27)
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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.
- 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.
- Lost to Emilio Correa Jr. (Cuba) Lost KO by 2
- 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.
- Has a record of 2-1 (1 KOs) in World Title fights.
- Has a record of 4-1-1 (1 KOs) against former world title holders.
- Porter's website
- Porter interviewed about working with Pacquiao
- Porter talks about upcoming fight
- Porter's Olympic Bio
| IBF Welterweight Champion
2013 Dec 7 – 2014 Aug 16