SHAWN PORTER-DANNY GARCIA MOVING TO SEPTEMBER 8TH
By G. Leon
Kownacki-Martin to take place on undercard
Boxingtalk has been informed that the eagerly anticipated clash between former champions Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia for the WBC welterweight title will not take place on August 25th as originally planned. Through DiBella Entertainment, PBC still has the date on hold with the venue, the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York and the state athletic commission, boxing fans should not be surprised if the bout gets pushed back a couple of weeks to another date DBE/PBC holds, September 8th. Showtime's Stephen Espinoza and Lou DiBella were unavailable for immediate comment, as was Barclay's Boxing Executive Anthony Catanzaro. Remember where you heard it first! 10:44 PM EST
Update: Undefeated heavyweight Adam Kownacki has confirmed to Boxingtalk that his bout with former IBF heavyweight titlist Charles Martin has also moved from August 25th to September 8th.