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Gotta Be Brooklyn For Thurman/Porter, Right?



It was booked for Connecticut and then postponed and some folks see it as a Vegas fight or would prefer it be in Cali… but Brooklyn gotta be where the June 25 welterweight showdown between WBA 147 champ Keith Thurman, the Floridian who is healed up from a car accident, and Ohioan Shawn Porter, lands.

I can’t get anyone to confirm but doesn’t two and two make four?

Showtime announced the slot and the Barclays Center is on hold and the NY commission has the date on hold to DiBella Entertainment. Isn’t that adding up to four?

By now, hardcore fans know that these matters involving Haymon Boxing don’t feature as much out front information put forth publicly as we’ve become accustomed basically, we will know when the chess master Haymon is ready to let us all know.

Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine,, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.