Fight-size Boxing Update: Champions And Legends Predict Garcia vs. Porter, Conor Benn, Nicola Adams

Your fight-size boxing update:

- Keith Thurman isn’t the only boxer to weigh in on the Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter fight for the WBC welterweight title. A number of current and former world champions and legends also analyzed the fight and gave their predictions. Below is a rundown on each boxer’s prediction on the fight, set to headline a Showtime-televised card from the Barclays Center on September 8:

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  • Sugar Ray Leonard: “Garcia will win if he uses his jab to keep Porter at bay and off balance, but Porter gains a victory if he connects and hurts Garcia early.”
  • Errol Spence Jr.: Danny Garcia wins by split decision
  • Manny Pacquiao: Danny Garcia wins
  • Mikey Garcia: Danny Garcia wins by decision
  • Robert Guerrero: Shawn Porter wins by split decision
  • Victor Ortiz: Danny Garcia wins by decision
  • Brandon Rios: Danny Garcia wins

- Undefeated welterweight contender Conor Benn recently underwent surgery for a torn tendon in his hand suffered in his July rematch against Cedrick Peynaud. Below is an Instagram post from Benn expanding upon the injury when in the fight against Peynaud did he suffer the injury.

- It has been announced that Nicola Adams will fight Isabel Millan for the interim WBO women's super flyweight title at the Morningside Leicester Arena on October 6.

- Below is Showtime's monthly boxing recap video from their YouTube channel. This month's video focuses on Tyson Fury's victory over Francesco Pianeta.

- Undefeated super featherweight prospect Michael Dutchover will fight once-beaten Luis Alberto Lopez in an eight-round main event of a boxing card on September 21 from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California.

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