Shawn Porter (27-2-1, 17 KOs) will be fighting this Saturday night on November 4 against Adrian Granados (18-5-2, 12 KOs) on the Deontay Wilder vs. Bermane Stiverne card on Showtime at the Barclays enter in Brooklyn, New York.
Not much has been said about the Porter-Granados fight, as a result of the interest in Wilder’s fight with Stiverne in the main event. Porter vs. Granados is still a very good fight in it’s own right. Porter is a big favorite, but you can’t rule out an upset if Granados can take the fight to him and wear him down.
Porter and Granados will be fighting for the vacant WBC Silver welterweight title and the chance to get a fight against WBC welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman, who Porter already lost to last year on June 25 in a close 12 round unanimous decision defeat.
Porter has since won his last fight in stopping former WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto in the 9th round on April 22.
Porter is excited about this fight, as he’s got a chance to fight a guy that recently gave Adrien “The Problem” Broner all he could handle earlier this year on February 19 in losing a controversial 10 round spit decision in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Granados fought well enough to deserve a win out of the fight, but he was fighting the more popular guy in his own hometown. There was no way that Granados was ever going to win that fight without knocking Broner out, and he’s not that kind of puncher.
At the World Boxing Councils 7-day weigh-in last Friday, Porter weighed in at 154.4 lbs. Granados came in at 153.6 lbs.