If Shawn Porter is such a bum

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  1. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Then why is he the only active youngish fighter that will fight anybody on the planet Earth and bring the fight to them?

    You know what you are going to get with Porter. He fights the best before they get over the hill. Everybody this guy fights is in their prime. And he throws hard shots the entire fight non stop.

    And I thought he beat Thurman too.
     
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    FinitoxDinamita Member Full Member

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  3. IsaL

    IsaL Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I've never heard anyone call him a bum. I don't doubt there's a troll or a dumbass who may have made such a statement but the topic is definitely not thread worthy.

    Porter is a very good B level opponent. He has the talent and will to be a high level B fighter, even enough to pick up a title, but lacks the fundamental skills or unique skillset to ever reign as the king in any division.
     
  4. tinman

    tinman Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    People say hes trash with no skill all the time.
     
  5. Thanos

    Thanos Active Member Full Member

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    Wait a bum = world champion? two time world champion? you guys are stoned
     
  6. Boon

    Boon Active Member Full Member

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    I really like Shawn Porter, he is a top guy, very likeable and has a bit of charm too.

    His fight with Thurman was a good close fight, but Thurman was for sure the winner.

    Porter is a good fighter, far from a bum, he is top 10 in his division for sure, around the 5-8 mark. Considering that WW is stacked that is not too bad.
     
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  7. Badbot

    Badbot Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Some Kell Brook fans used to call him a bum, but that's just fanboys.

    But I agree. Porter is good enough to win belts, but not to keep them.
     
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  8. DON1

    DON1 ICEMAN Full Member

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    I give him credit he is a x2 time champ so he has to get props for that. Skill-wise he is C class. Uses his head a battering ram, absolutely terrible boxer but he has made the beast of his limited tools.
     
  9. Paranoid Android

    Paranoid Android Manny Pacquiao — The Thurmanator booted Full Member

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    Porter doesn't always bring the fight to his opponent. He didn't against Ugas and I felt that he lost that one. Porter has a hideous, unwatchable style, and I wouldn't care if I never saw him fight again.
     
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  10. Olu G. Rotimi

    Olu G. Rotimi Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Nobody thinks Porter is a bum! They just believe Spence is better than him.
     
  11. KO KIDD

    KO KIDD Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I don’t think his skills are that bad he pretty much boxed his last two fights and I thought he looked good doing it I even thought he beat Garcia but don’t think he won his last fight
     
  12. ryuken87

    ryuken87 Active Member Full Member

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    Porter can be horrible to watch but he has a great attitude, we need more like him. He has consistently faced top 5 fighters and has never been outclassed. I think after giving a good account of himself in the early rounds, Spence will take control and get a UD.
     
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  13. Pimp C

    Pimp C Trapper of The Year Full Member

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    I'm no fan of Porter but he's no bum.
     
  14. PaddyGarcia

    PaddyGarcia #IrrationalGarcia Full Member

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    Haven't seen anyone of note suggest he's a bum either. He's a tough night for anyone.
     
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  15. Reppin501

    Reppin501 The People's Champ Full Member

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    Who said he was a bum?