IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (23-0-1, 14 KO's) will make his first title defense against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO's) on April 19th in Washington DC. The fight will be televised by Showtime on the Hopkins vs Shumenov undercard. Both fighters are coming off huge wins. Shawn Porter captured the IBF title from Devon Alexander in December. On the same card in the main event, Malignaggi defeated Zab Judah. The IBF has said the winner of this fight will be mandated to fight Kell Brook next.