Garcia vs Porter Info
Shawn Porter beat Danny Garcia by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 8th September 2018 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 113-115, 113-115 in favor of winner Shawn Porter.
The fight took place over rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
This contest was for the WBC welterweight championship of the world.
Garcia vs Porter stats
Danny Garcia stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 1 loss and draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shawn Porter made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Porter had a slight advantage in power over Garcia, with a 61% knock out percentage over Garcia's 59%.
Danny Garcia was the same age as Shawn Porter, at 32 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Porter. Despite this, Porter had 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Danny Garcia & Shawn Porter fought out of an orthodox stance.
Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 10 months earlier than Porter, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 258 to Porter's 243.
Danny Garcia went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Shawn Porter was ranked number 2 by the WBC in the 147lb division.
Garcia vs Porter form
Danny Garcia had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Adrian Granados on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 7th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Shawn Porter on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Brandon Rios on 17th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Las Vegas, Nevada.
Before that, he had lost to Keith Thurman on 4th March 2017 by split decision in their WBC World Welterweight and WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
He had beat Samuel Vargas on 12th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia.
Porter had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Andre Berto on 22nd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Keith Thurman on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Adrien Broner on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Erick Bone on 13th March 2015 by knockout in the 5th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.
He had lost to Kell Brook on 16th August 2014 by majority decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Danny Garcia had been fighting more than Shawn Porter.
Going to this contest, Danny Garcia had last fought 1 year 5 months and 6 days ago, while Shawn Porter's last outing had been 3 years 5 months and 4 days ago.
Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 5 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Porter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 8 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Garcia vs Porter start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Garcia vs Porter?
Garcia vs Porter was broadcast on ShowTime in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.