As is often the custom in professional boxing, both welterweight stars Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter are trained by their fathers, Angel Garcia and Kenny Porter. The fathers recently sat down with SHOWTIME's Jim Gray to discuss their sons, and their upcoming showdown on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on DIRECTV.
Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter pits elite welterweight stars against each other in a 12-round showdown for the vacant WBC 147-pound World Championship. The Premier Boxing Champions event takes place Saturday, September 8 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™ and headlines action live on SHOWTIME.
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features a welterweight world title eliminator between Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas and Argentina’s Cesar Barrionuevo, plus heavyweight action that pits unbeaten Adam Kownacki against former heavyweight champion Charles Martin.
Don't miss this epic clash of undefeated champions, September 8th at 9PM ET/6PM PT on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and DIRECTV. Don’t have SHOWTIME? Upgrade today and get the best of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, including Garcia vs. Porter!