Shawn Porter Vs. Sebastian Formella Results
A former champion is looking to reclaim his throne. Will one win bring him back to the top?
The main event of the PBC on FOX-produced event on August 22 will be Shawn Porter v. Sebastian Formella. The fight will be for the WBC Silver Welterweight Title.
Porter (30-3-1) is a former IBF Welterweight Champion. A multi-time title contender, Porter has faced a who’s who of fighters in his last six contests. After losing to Keith Thurman for the WBA Welterweight Title Porter beat Andre Berto and Adrian Granados in 2017. He would beat Danny Garcia for the WBC Welterweight Title and would retain it against Yordenis Ugas. Porter would lose the belt to Errol Spence Jr. last September in a Fight of the Year contender.
Formella (22-0) made his debut in 2015. He has only fought outside of Germany once, beating Krzysztof Szot in Sweden. The 33-year-old has ten wins via knockout and won his last three bouts via unanimous decision. Formella beat Thulani Mbenge for the IBO World Welterweight Title and defended it this past January, beating Roberto Arriaza.
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Main Card (FOX, 8 P.M. ET)
Shawn Porter def. Sebastian Formella via unanimous decision (120-108, 120-108, 120-108)
Joey Spencer def. Shawn West via KO (1:51 into round four)
Sebastian Fundora def. Nathaniel Gallimore via KO (1:28 into round six)