Welterweight world titleholder Shawn Porter has verbally agreed to a future unification fight against unbeaten welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr.
That is according to his father and trainer, Kenny.
Porter is coming off a controversial unanimous decision against Yordenis Ugas in March. The bout was Porter's first defense of the WBC 147-pound title that he won by beating former titlist Danny Garcia in a split decision last September.
The elder Porter says that the ball is in Spence's court to make the fight happen.
“[Spence] just needs to make that decision because we’ve already said ‘yes’ to the people that matter, not just to someone who’s interviewing us,” Kenny Porter said. "We said ‘yes’ to the people that matter; they know we’ve already accepted the fight.”
Porter believes a pay-per-view fight against Spence, who has repeatedly accused him of ducking, will be next.
“I think we got Errol Spence next. We’ll see,” Shawn Porter added on Saturday.
In September, Spence confronted Porter to call him out following his victory over Garcia. However, after Spence retained his IBF strap in a unanuimous decision rout against Mikey Garcia on March 16, Spence seemed more interested in fighting Manny Pacquiao, a far more lucrative bout.