Shawn porter keeps showing his anger towards Bob arum, promoter of Top rank, for the million dollars he offered to face Terence crawford, and assures that he does not understand why they gave more money to Kell brook when it was measured before Crawford.
“I said it before, I will not fight against Terence crawford for a million dollars, “he said Porter on your podcast The Porter Way Podcast Clips. “You paid Kell brook two million, supposedly, to fight Terence crawford. What makes that Kell brook worth more than Shawn porter at this point, especially in U.S? ”.
Porter He understands that money can be a lot for a normal person, but not in the boxing business.
“I understand, for many, a million dollars is a lot of money,” he replied. Porter. “However, with the money that I have made, I understand the business of boxing. Even the mere fact of starting negotiations at two million dollars is an insult. Everyone in boxing knows that the welterweight division is the hottest, if anything, after heavyweight. We have a lot of attention and money. This fight would give that and much more. A million dollars is not loose change for someone else, but for Shawn porter yes they are loose change ”.
Porter think i could fill any stadium i fight with Terence crawford.
“I guarantee you that if there are fans in the stands, we will fill any stadium where you want to take the fight,” he said. Porter. “If we do it in pay-per-view, they will sell more than anyone who Terence crawford has sold, because now he’s fighting against Shawn porter and I am a guarantee ”.
Shawn porter defeated on August 22, 2020 Sebastian Formella by unanimous decision for the silver belt of CMB of 147 pounds, while Terence crawford knocked out Kell brook on November 14, 2020 to retain the belt of the OMB.
Arum had previously said that he cannot offer more to Porter to face Crawford, because in the times they are facing the COVID-19 pandemic they do not have the same income: “I cannot guarantee you more than a million dollars,” he said Bob in Barbershop Conversations. “I can’t, not in these times.”