What the (Blank)?

Jun 24 2016
Jun 24 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)?, where we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better. Next up is former welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter. Yes, this is his real handwriting.

Name your knockout punch:Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 10.59.49 AM

My biggest pre-fight superstition is …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.00.33 AMScreen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.01.12 AM

One traditional athlete I think could last in the ring is …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.01.41 AM

The best boxing advice I ever got was …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.01.56 AMScreen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.02.12 AM

People would be surprised to know I’m afraid of …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.02.22 AM

The weirdest thing a fan has ever tweeted at me is …party

My hype song for Saturday’s fight against Keith Thurman will be …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.15.59 AMgod in me

In one word, describe your opponent in Saturday’s fight …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.16.15 AM

In one word, fans on Saturday can expect …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.16.20 AM

Draw a self-portrait …Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 11.17.15 AM


Former welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter will face current titleholder Keith Thurman on Saturday, June 25 at 9 p.m. ET, live on CBS from the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.