Shawn Porter to make first defense
Welterweight titlist Shawn Porter, who scored a major upset to win his belt in December, will make his first defense when he faces former two-division titleholder Paulie Malignaggi on April 19, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Wednesday.
The fight will take place on a Showtime-televised world title tripleheader at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.
In previously announced fights, light heavyweights Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 32 KOs) and Beibut ...
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