Boxing Hall of Popularity Association inducted fitness instructor Kenny Porter in 2013, however it took Porter 2 years to actually allow the acknowledgment.
This time he did not have a choice.
“Prior to, I didn’t feel like it due to the fact that I did not require any individual to inform me that I did something good for kids,” Porter stated. “If a kid did something successful in life, that’s good enough for me. But among my men was sworn in posthumously, so I allowed this time since Jason Duffy made it in.”.
Porter, Duffy and numerous other fighters and trainers were honored at Akron’s Tangier Restaurant last Sunday. Porter, who trains his child Shawn, has been a professional and amateur trainer for 25 years.
Prior to developing his kid into an IBF welterweight champ, Porter reached the highest level of fitness instructor for U.S.A Boxing. He trained dozens of Olympic hopefuls. Porter continues to train other competitors together with his boy.