American professional boxer and Manny Pacquiao's former sparring partner Shawn Porter won a first round KO over Raul Pinzon of Columbia in their fight held at the Wicomico Civic Center in Maryland, USA Saturday night.
Manny Pacquiao's favorite sparring partner during his pre-fight preparations against Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto, won a first round knock out over Raul Pinzon of Columbia.
The short-live bout took place at the Wicomico Civic Center in Maryland, USA. The spectacular win improves Shawn Porter's professional boxing record to 14-0 with 11 knock outs while Pinzon's record dropped to 17-5 with 16 knock outs.
Porter is a young American professional boxer who was born in Akron Ohio on October 27, 1987. The young and promising boxer is fighting in the light middleweight division. Porter took Pinzon out with a powerful hook to the body sending the Colombian boxer reeling to the canvas with the referee counting him out at 2:39 of the first round.
The young American boxer was in Manila late last year when Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach took him to spar with the Filipino boxer in preparation for the Pacquiao-Cotto match last November which resulted in a KO win by the pound-for-pound king.
(original article appeared @ Digital Journal