Shawn "Showtime" Porter, showed Devon Alexander, he has grown up. Leading up to this IBF Championship bout, Alexander the man who thinks he is great, kept talking about an amateur fight he had with Porter, when both fighters were about 8-years-old.
He found out at the cost of the IBF Welterweight Championship belt, Porter grew up. Not only did Shawn "Showtime" Porter grow in size, but he grew into one of the best Welterweight fighters in the world.
When the bell rang, Porter answered the call. He out boxed Alexander in every round of the fight. Porter led with the left jab, he was landing the jab at will and Alexander couldn't stop the blows from being delivered.
Porter was clearly the more dominant fighter and his domination of Alexander would continue for all 12 rounds of the fight. This fight wasn't even close. Porter was the aggressor and his power of the punches he was delivering to the head of Alexander, had the champ in trouble many times throughout the fight.
Alexander would quickly try to tie Porter up and in every occasion Porter would continue to deliver the body shots to rob Alexander of the wind he needed to recover from the last shots landed by Porter.
Shawn "Showtime" Porter cruised to victory to take the IBF World Championship belt away from Devon Alexander in this fight. Alexander the man who thinks he is great, didn't do anything to live up to the hype he was talking all week before the match.
Porter however, turned heads with this win. He remained undefeated and claimed his first World Championship to show he is a serous contender in the Welterweight division.
Team Porter boxing had Porter in top condition and going 12 rounds for the first time in his professional career didn't look like a problem at all. Porter looked as though he could have went for 15 rounds and would still have gas in the tank.
The IBF Welterweight division now has a fine gentleman wearing the World Championship belt. The week before the fight you could find Porter out delivering food to the needy. Between him and his father/trainer Kenny Porter, they always put God and the needs of so many at the top of their list.
Ken Porter not only raised a fine boxer in Shawn Porter, he raised one of the finest gentleman in all of sports. Good things come to those who wait, and Shawn 'Showtime" Porter wait is over, he is the new IBF Welterweight World Champion and no one worked harder to get there than this kid has.
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