ByKel Dansby, writer at
Kel Dansby

Little known fact: (26-2-1, 16 KOs), who faces this Saturday, April 22, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, has only recorded two knockouts in his last 10 fights.

Watching Porter box, it's hard to believe that his aggressive style and fast pace have not resulted in finishes. However, Porter has always preferred facing an elevated level of competition, opting to wait for the high caliber match-ups, rather than taking tuneup fights with mediocre talent. This likely plays a major part in his recent lack of finishes.

Still, there was a time when Porter could put them on the canvas with the best of them.

Here's a look at some of "Showtime" Shawn Porter's greatest moments in the ring:

Shawn Porter vs. Erick Bone

  • Date: March 13, 2015
  • Round: KO 5

Porter's most recent KO was arguably his most emphatic. It was certainly a statement victory after losing his IBF welterweight title to Kell Brook.

Shawn Porter vs. Paulie Malignaggi

  • Date: April 19, 2014
  • Round: TKO 4

At this point, Paulie Malignaggi was a shell of his former self, but Porter still made the most out of the opportunity by stopping him in the 4th round.

Shawn Porter vs. Patrick Thompson

  • Date: April 28, 2012
  • Round: TKO 6

At only 24 years old, Porter was running through opponents on his way to major welterweight fights.

Shawn Porter vs. Hector Munoz

  • Date: October 15, 2010
  • Round: TKO 9

Munoz's toughness was apparent in this fight, and Porter just wore him down. Munoz had nothing left for Porter by the time the 9th round began, and he couldn't hold off for another round.

Shawn Porter vs. Robert Kliewer

  • Date: May 22, 2010
  • Round: TKO 5

Porter's knockout of Kliewer proved that he could pick up right where he left off in 2009, and this performance put him on most top prospect lists.

Shawn Porter vs. Lamar Harris

  • Date: August 29, 2009
  • Round: TKO 1

Harris was only Porter's 10th professional fight, but you would've never known it. Even then you can see the power and potential Porter possessed.


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