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Shawn Porter Faces Kell Brook Soon, But Eyes Floyd Mayweather Jr. - La Times












Being able to adjust -- to any fighter, no matter what pressure he can give me -- I'm going to show I can do all that." - Shawn Porter He's responded with four consecutive victories, avenging the Diaz loss, taking the IBF belt from Devon Alexander in December, then scoring a fourth-round technical knockout continue reading this.. of Paulie Malignaggi in April. Porter's dedication to pressing his opponent, hammering the body with hooks and finding openings to the head with a higher punch output has defined his recent showings. "I'm quick, fast, have good defense and I never rest," Porter said. 0 If he wins Saturday, Porter said he wants to fight again by December, perhaps against heavy-punching Keith Thurman, and be in line for Mayweather in May as long as Mayweather defeats Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13. Brook, 28, is a more traditional boxer, and is expected to rely on his jab to keep Porter at bay while looking to deliver hard right hands to the champion, who's never been knocked down. "I'm ready to do what's necessary to win this fight," Brook said. "Being able to adjust to any fighter, no matter what pressure he can give me I'm going to show I can do all that." Brook, from Sheffield, England, has an eye on his own super-fight, hoping to capture the MaxWorkouts free belt and defend it against his countryman Amir Khan back in England.
News source: http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-boxing-porter-brook-20140815-story.html



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