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SHAWN PORTER: "WE PUSHED HARD TO BEAT THE CHAMP...HE WON'T BE BOOED ON SATURDAY NIGHT"

By Press Release | December 03, 2013
SHAWN PORTER:

"We pushed hard to beat the champ...We're going to mix it up. I've seen a few of his [Alexander's] fights. He's going to scrap. He's been booed but he won't be booed on Saturday night," stated top welterweight contender Shawn Porter, who spoke during an open workout ahead of his upcoming clash this Saturday with welterweight champion Devon Alexander. Check out what else he had to say!

Shawn Porter, Undefeated Welterweight Contender

"There's a lot of excitement period. This is the biggest fight of my career. The week is here.

"We worked extremely hard this camp working on the mental and physical aspects of this fight.

"We pushed hard to beat the champ.

"We worked my heart out. We did 18 rounds in the gym.

"We're going to mix it up. I've seen a few of his [Alexander's] fights. He's going to scrap. He's been booed but he won't be booed on Saturday night. He'll come ready."

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Judah vs. Malignaggi is a 12-round fight for the NABF and NABO Welterweight titles taking place on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Super Judah Promotions and sponsored by Corona, AT&T, Grudge Match and Casamigos Tequila. In the co-featured bout, Devon Alexander puts his IBF welterweight title on the line in a 12-round bout against Shawn Porter, Erislandy Lara defends his interim WBA Super Welterweight title in a 12-round fight against Austin Trout and Sakio Bika defends his WBC Super Middleweight title against Anthony Dirrell in a 12-round bout. The SHOWTIME telecast begins at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 5:00 p.m PT immediately following ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana which begins at 7:30 p.m. ET/ 4:30 p.m. PT. The telecast will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).

TICKETS: Tickets priced at $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, available for purchase at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-745-3000 and at the American Express Box Office. For group tickets, please call 800-GROUP-BK.

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