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Kenny Porter and Eric Kelly Talk Shawn v. Thurman, GGG, More



Kenny Porter and Eric Kelly Talk Shawn v. Thurman, GGG, More

Shawn Porter is in NY all this week to help hype his June 25 appearance at Barclays Center, when he tries to relieve Keith Thurman of his 147 belt.

Dad Kenny was present with Shawn Tuesday at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, and we chatted as Shawn got ready to spar. Trainers Eric Kelly and Curtis Jones also chimed in, and we talked GGG and Canelo, among other topics. Kelly and Porter think 3G handles the Mexican without excessive trouble. “Canelo gets killed,” Kelly opines. “I see it as somewhat easy work,” Porter tells NY fights. Check it out:

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