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Shawn Porter faces Kell Brook soon, but eyes Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Shawn Porter faces Kell Brook soon, but eyes Floyd Mayweather Jr.

'I want to keep fighting and earn my position,' welterweight champion Shawn Porter says Floyd Mayweather Jr. was talking in the dismissive tone afforded the unbeaten king of boxing when asked recently about possible future opponents. One after another Mayweather sneered, "Don't know him." Then someone tossed out the name Shawn Porter. "Know him," Mayweather said. Told of that incident, Porter this week said, "I like that story. I want to keep fighting and earn my position." Porter, the International Boxing Federation welterweight champion from Akron, Ohio, knows what such recognition from Mayweather means: Keep winning, and you're...

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