Porter vs Berto

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  • Porter vs Berto
  • 26-2-1  31-4-0
  • TKO 9 TKO 9
  • Score Cards 78-73, 79-74, 79-71
  • Saturday 22nd April 2017
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • Tape
  • 29 age 33
  • 5' 7" / 170cm height 5' 7" / 169cm
  • 69.7" / 177cm reach 68.5" / 174cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • UD UD KO MD TKO < form KO UD TKO UD TKO <
  • 26 wins 31
  • 16 by ko 24
  • 62% Ko% 77%
  • 2 Losses 4
  • draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2004
  • tape rankings @ Welterweight
  • WBA
  • 3 WBC 4
  • WBO
  • IBF 3

Porter vs Berto Info

Shawn Porter beat Andre Berto by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at Barclays Center in New York.

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 was of the World Boxing Super Series.

Porter vs Berto stats

Shawn Porter stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 1  draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Andre Berto made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Berto had advantage in power over Porter, with a 77% knock out percentage over Porter's 62%.

Shawn Porter was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Porter had 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Shawn Porter & Andre Berto fought out of an orthodox stance.

Porter was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 9 months later than Berto, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 231 to Berto's 226.

Shawn Porter went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC in the 147lb division.

Andre Berto was ranked number 4 by the WBC and 3 by the IBF in the 147lb division.

Porter vs Berto form

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 lost to Keith Thurman on 25th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Adrien Broner on 20th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Erick Bone on 13th March 2015 by knockout in the 5th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.

Before that, he had been beaten by Kell Brook on 16th August 2014 by majority decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had defeated Paulie Malignaggi on 19th April 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington.

Berto had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Victor Ortiz on 30th April 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Victor Ortiz on 30th April 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Josesito Lopez on 13th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Interim World Welterweight championship fight at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.

He had beat Steve Upsher Chambers on 6th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Andre Berto had been fighting more than Shawn Porter.

Going to this contest, Shawn Porter had last fought 4 years 1 month and 10 days ago, while Andre Berto's last outing had been 4 years 3 months and 5 days ago.

Porter's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Berto's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What time did Porter vs Berto start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 am EST / 9:00 pm PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 5:00 am BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Porter vs Berto?

Porter vs Berto was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

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