Shawn Porter is one of the popular and most loved celebrities on the TV screen whom we have been seeing daily. Some of you may also be the fan of him for a long period of time as well as we may also want to gain more information which is related to him. Some of us may also have been getting information regarding Porter’s personal and professional life from various gossip pages, newspaper as well as magazines. Shawn Porter is an American professional boxing player as well as a former IBF Welterweight champion. He is widely notable for winning over Devon Alexander, Julio Diaz, Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Now let us get more familiar with the biography of Porter that has been accessed from different sources. Shawn Porter has now reached the age of 28 and he was born on 27th October of the year 1987. He is the native of Akron, Ohio. As an amateur, Shawn competed mostly as a middleweight and compiled an astounding amateur record of 276-14. Later in 2007, he became the winner of World Golden Gloves Championship. But at PanAm Games, he was knocked out in the second round by the Cuban Emilio Correa. He went to study at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School and graduated from there.
Porter is trained as well as managed by his father Kenny Porter. He started his professional career at 165½ pounds and he gradually cut his weight until he was fighting within Light Middleweight limit. Porter won his first championship belt, Interim WBO NABO light middleweight titled against Jordan on the ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. On 16th April of 2010, Porter knocked out the veteran Raul Pinzon in just a round. The same year in July, he beat Ray Robinson in the first fight at the Welterweight. After defeating former World Champion Julio Diaz on 12th September 2013, his record improved to 22-0-1. Additionally, he also won IBF Welterweight Championship titled after he defeated Devon Alexander on 7th December 2013. The following year, on 19th April, he defended his title by knocking out Pauline Malignaggi in the 4th round.
Shawn Porter has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during this long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Despite, it is very much important for all the celebrities to create a virtual image as well as goodwill nowadays days by getting interacted with their fans on various social medias. He has over millions of the followers on his Facebook and Twitter account. He also has an account on the Instagram page and the link to his account is https://www.instagram.com/showtimeshawnp/. Additionally, Porter also has a page on Wikipedia and also on IMDb and we can view those websites for knowing more details about his professional and personal life.
A tough player Shawn Porter stands at the average height of five feet and seven inches. He belongs to an American nationality. Porter has been earning a huge amount of salary and his net worth is calculated to be around in millions. Besides, more updates regarding his next fight can be obtained from various sources.