Danny Garcia is set to take on Shawn Porter for the vacant WBC welterweight title on Saturday, 08 September 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. The winner of this fight will have a chance of unify the welterweight division at 147 pounds category. Both Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter are no longer the main draw in welterweight division where Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr are tauted as the leading contenders. Having said that, Garcia-Porter have enough interest to generate decent revenue from the fight which will be the main draw on multi-fight card.
Danny Garcia vs Shawn Porter TV Coverage: Danny Garcia vs Shawn Porter will headline a very interesting fight card which will be broadcasted live on Showtime regular channel (non-PPV). The coverage will begin at around 21:00 ET with the undercard fights where so far only one big undercard fight is announced Charles Martin taking on Adam Kowacki in the heavyweight fight. The UK viewers will be able to see the fight live on Boxnation and BT Sports in the UK.
|DATE & TIME||Saturday, 08 September 2018. Coverage begins at 09:00 pm ET with Showtime regular channels broadcasting the fight in the US|
|TV Coverage||Showtime will be producing the live action of this loaded fight card on their regular channels (non-ppv) in the US. They will also have the coverage on their youtube channel for international viewers excluding countries like UK, Australia and Canada.|
|UK viewers will be able to watch Garica-Porter fight card live on BoxNation and BT Sports.|
|Undercard||Colbert vs Segawa / Laurent Jr. vs. Artis Jr|
|Main-Event||Danny Garcia vs Shawn Porter (not before 23:00 ET)|
The fight is orignally scheduled for 25 August 2018 but it is moved a couple of weeks later and now takes place on Saturday, 08 September 2018. There will be several undercard fights to be announced at least couple of weeks before the fight and once announced we will update this page.
Shawn Porter has been fighting his way up after that defeat from Keith Thurman couple of years ago and his recent fights against Andre Berto and Adrian Granados (both wins) has put him in mandatory position for the WBC welterweight title and he takes on former champion Danny Garcia who is also coming into this fight on the road to recovery after that unanimous decision defeat in the hands of Kieth Thurman.