We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Shawn Porter is associated, including Keith Thurman and March. Most recently, Shawn Porter has been quoted saying: “We worked hard. Keith is a great champion. My dad [trainer Ken Porter] says to keep your head up. I think I won the fight, but I'm satisfied, because the competitor came out tonight.” in the article Boxing results: Keith Thurman edges out Shawn Porter to retain world welterweight title. An other article where Shawn Porter has been quoted is Shawn Porter to live stream exhibition bout on Facebook after Keith Thurman fight falls through.
The only thing on my mind right now is the WBC title. I made it a goal of mine when I turned pro to get that green belt, and now I feel like it's about to happen. I'm not looking past Andre Berto, I respect him as a man and a fighter. We're friends.[...]
We worked hard. Keith is a great champion. My dad [trainer Ken Porter] says to keep your head up. I think I won the fight, but I'm satisfied, because the competitor came out tonight.
"But given the level of that fight with Keith, there wasn't anything for me really. So my dad and I decided to do this exhibition. I'm not getting paid. This is 100 percent for anybody out there who loves to see me compete and perform. Lanardo Tyner[...]
"When I found out about March 12 not happening because of what happened to Keith, I tried to move forward to fight someone else,"
"I'm very confident in my ability. That's why I've been looking forward to this fight because I'm someone who can beat Keith Thurman,". "Nothing about Keith really makes me nervous. I do know that he's going to be ready for this fight. He's a fig[...]
"There's no added pressure, it honestly doesn't matter to me like that. This is first and foremost about my team. We're successful as a team and as a family."
"Honestly, all the crowds are the same when I'm in the ring. I'm actually looking forward to fighting in the big arena at MGM Grand though. I kind of like having a mix of people in the crowd with some for and some against me."
"LeBron coming home was huge. If he didn't return I don't know what we'd have done. There probably would have been more riots. But him coming back brought joy to all of us in Ohio. That's part of our job as professional athletes to bring joy and pos[...]
"I met my all-time favorite Cris Carter already. Cris is from Ohio and went to Ohio State. I haven't met Charles Woodson or LeBron though. Charles is from here, but he went to Michigan for college. But I'd really love to meet LeBron because he's sti[...]
"I've always been a huge Browns fan. I've tried to watch every draft and every preseason and regular season game. I got into the Cavaliers a little more when I was in high school. I'm an all around Ohio sports fan though."
"I don't make predictions. I'm praying for the Cavs to do this for the city and for themselves. Hopefully they can pull it together and get what they deserve. It would be a great to get a win for the team and for NE Ohio. I'll be watching every game[...]
"We're crazy! Cleveland fans root for their teams with a love and respect that's admirable. Whether it's good days or bad days we're faithful and trying to stay positive. It would be huge for me to win for the fans here and represent Ohio. I'm doing[...]
Through the Olympic run, it was a goal I'd set, but from 16 or 17 was when I really wanted to set my life for the path of becoming the world champion.
My dad told me at a young age that you have to set goals and accomplish them. I didn't turn professional just so I could say 'I boxed professionally'. I had set in my mind that I wanted to accomplish being a world champion. It didn't matter which be[...]
[Being trained by someone else] is something that I've never entertained or thought about. But I think now, you know, along with my success, you can see, you know, that he's the one that put me in this position and taught me so much. He's always bee[...]