Mosley predicts the victory of porter over Thurman

Мозли предрекает победу Портера над Турманом

Shane Mosley

Former world champion Shane Mosley believes that the current holder of the belt, WBA kit Turman (26-0, 22KO) will not be able to retain his title in a fight with a contender Shawn porter (26-1-1, 16KO).

44-year-old Mosley was one step away from the opportunity to compete for the title of champion under version WBA vs Keith Thurman, however, failed to become a major contender for the title.

In order to guaranteed to fight for the world title, Shane was required to defeat David Avanesyan (24-1-1, 11 KO’s), to do what he could not. Heavy 12-round fight ended in victory for the Avanesyan decision of the judges, who expressed a preference for a more young and fresh boxer.

Now the world champion under version WBA Thurman will defend his title in a battle with porter in the arena Barclays Center in new York.

According to Mosley, the advantage in this fight is on the side of the porter, as he has a very powerful chin and the best physical condition for a 12-round confrontation.

“It will be a good, tough fight between Shawn porter and Keith Thurman. I know Shawn’s been working very hard – he is actually a gym. He’s ready for 12-round fight, but I’m not sure if this Thurman. He has a very good shot, but his chin is worse than the porter, and he’s not so tough. That’s why in this fight I’m leaning towards Sean. I think he will win it,” said Mosley.

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