News | Sep 29 2019

Errol Spence beats Shawn Porter to unify welterweight world titles

Errol Spence takes split decision win over Shawn Porter in Los Angeles
Errol Spence
Southpaw Spence manages to hurt Porter Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions

ERROL SPENCE defeated Shawn Porter to unify the IBF and WBC welterweight world titles.

Their battle at the Staples Center in Los Angeles ended in a split decision win for Spence. Larry Hazzard scored 115-112 to Porter but both Rey Danseco and Steve Weisfeld marked 116-111 to the still unbeaten Spence.

It was a demanding fight for Spence but he managed to knock Porter down with a southpaw left in the 11th round.


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