By John J. Raspasnti: Good friends Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter met in a boxing ring Saturday night. Thurman, the defending WBA champion, said yesterday he would knock Porter out. In the end he needed all his skills to win a close 12-round unanimous decision at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
All three judges scored the bout 115-113 for Thurman.
Maxboxing also had Thurman winning the bout by a couple of points.
Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) started the bout fast. He clipped the