THURMAN SURVIVES PORTER TEST
Keith Thurman defended his WBA welterweight title with a 12round unanimous decision over Shawn Porter in a bout that was fierce and packed with action from the beginning until the final bell. Both fighters landed precise combinations and also missed wildly. Each was coming off lengthy layoffs, and their eagerness to show their skills made for an entertaining evening. In a fight of the year contender Thurman earned the decision 115-113 on all three cards.