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Kenny Porter Says Son Didn’t Prepare Terence Crawford Properly

Kenny Porter gave no details but he made it clear that he is not satisfied with his son’s preparation for the fight against Terence Crawford on Saturday, which he lost. 10th knockout round.

Elder Porter stopped the fight after the second of two knockdowns to save his wounded son from further punishment.

Soon after, he was asked in the ring, with the Mandalay Bay crowd listening, why he had made that decision.

“Honest? His preparation. He wasn’t as prepared as I wanted,” said Kenny Porter, which drew boos from the audience and smiles from the embarrassed Shawn Porter. made me say, ‘You know what? I don’t want him in that situation.’

“He fought a great boxer. Super sensitive guy. And [Shawn is] at the deficit. Like blindfolded fighting this guy when you’re in such a deficit. So I won’t let that happen to him. “

The coach was asked how his son could be better prepared.

“When people get to a certain level, they believe they know what they’re doing and they don’t necessarily have to get all the information,” he says. “So this is where we are with it. And I had to make that decision.

“I was an easy decision for me. Easy. He lives right across the street from me. I will have breakfast with him in the morning. “

Easy, really. He doesn’t hesitate to end matters when things look bleak.

“Shawn is hurt,” he said. “And going forward, this guy is, like I said, a sharp fighter. And my child was in deficit at that time. He couldn’t defend himself like he should. And I had to protect him.”

https://boxingjunkie.usatoday.com/2021/11/kenny-porter-says-son-didnt-prepare-properly-for-terence-crawford Kenny Porter Says Son Didn’t Prepare Terence Crawford Properly

Charles Jones

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