Spence vs Garcia: Twitter Trolls Shawn Porter for His ‘Table Cloth’ Shirt

Published 12/05/2020, 11:29 PM EST
LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 28: Shawn Porter in the ring against Erroll Spence Jr. (not pictured) during their IBF & WBC World Welterweight Championship fight at Staples Center on September 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Spence, Jr won by split decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


Errol Spence Jr. will return to action against Danny Garcia this weekend, but it is his former foe Shawn Porter who is grabbing the headlines for some unique reasons.

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Netizens have ridiculed the WBC silver welterweight champion’s fashion sense. Now, people aren’t hesitating to mock him.

Shawn Porter might not be affected by it, but it has already sent combat fans into a frenzy. People from all over the world have dived into the mix to pinpoint ‘Showtime’s fashion.

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The former champion is present in the commentary box for the upcoming fight between Spence Jr. and Garcia. Having taken a brief mic-time, Porter’s big tie knot has garnered a lot of attention.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 08: Shawn Porter holds the WBC Welterweight Title belt after defeating Danny Garcia by Unanimous Decision at Barclays Center on September 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

Apart from that, Porter’s entire outfit, including the suit, has also been on people’s radar. While Porter seems to have no interest in impressing the fans with his fashion, netizens have been quick to troll him.

There have already been numerous tweets on it and people haven’t held back while expressing their disgust towards Porter’s outfit. Here are some tweets from the lot.

Shawn Porter steals the show in Errol Spence Jr. vs Danny Garcia

Although Shawn Porter has grabbed eyeballs for not so right reason, the upcoming welterweight thriller will still be the main headline-grabber of the night.

Coming off from a horrific accident in 2019, ‘Truth’ will have a tough challenge against a game Danny Garcia.

He will put his unified welterweight belts (WBC, IBF) and unbeaten record at stake in the fight. Errol Spence Jr. is a technical master and is the favorite. But, deep down, he might be aware of Danny Garcia’s threat.

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‘Swift’ Garcia is an elite and has held the world title before. So, he has all the chances of becoming the unified champion tonight. If he delivers his best game, he can be the first man to beat Errol Spence Jr. in a professional boxing bout.

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Until then, Porter’s suit will be the talk of the boxing world.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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