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Crawford: Thurman punches harder than Spence

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Keith Thurman WON’T fight Jessie Vargas on May 19

By Stanley White: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) won’t be fighting former world champion Jessie Vargas in his tune-up fight on May 19th as rumored. Thurman, 28, is expected to defend his WBA/WBC welterweight titles against a weaker opponent that is less of a threat to beating him.… Read

Spence vs. Figueroa more exciting than Thurman and Crawford

By Jaime Ortega: While most people are stuck trying to push Keith Thurman vs Errol Spence Jr vs Terrence Crawford – I looking also forward to see all these championship fights – they’re other fights I believe would be even more epic and lesser known to the casual fan.… Read

Thurman: I’ll fight 2 times in 2018, and then I’m ready (for Spence)

By Dan Ambrose: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman says he’ll be fighting 2 times in 2018, and then he’ll be ready to face IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence next year in a unification fight. Thurman, 28, wants to dedicate the entire year on tune-ups rather than facing Spence in a unification after one tune-up fight on […]

Thurman notes how Spence had problems with Peterson’s movement

By Dan Ambrose: Keith Thurman feels that Lamont Peterson was totally outclassed in his fight against IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. (23-0, 20 KOs) last weekend at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Thurman: Spence fight won’t happen in 2018

By Dan Ambrose: Keith Thurman has reaffirmed his decision that he will NOT be fighting Errol Spence Jr. in a unification fight in 2018. Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs), who holds the WBA and WBC welterweight titles, says 2018 is a “get back year” in terms of him coming back from elbow surgery and a long […]

Keith Thurman: I’m bringing an exciting fight later this year

By Allan Fox: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman will be fighting on May 19th on Showtime Boxing, but his rumored fight against Jessie Vargas still has yet to be confirmed for his next title defense of his WBA/WBC welterweight titles at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Notes and quotes from the 2018 boxing upfront presented by Showtime Sports® and Premier Boxing Champions

SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions unveiled the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING television lineup for the first half of 2018 in an unprecedented, first-of-its-kind Boxing Upfront at Cipriani’s in New York City on Wednesday.… Read

Adonis Stevenson-Badou Jack & Keith Thurman-Jessie Vargas on 5/19

By Jim Dower: Two of the upcoming fights on Showtime have WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson defending against Badou Jack, and WBA/WBC welterweight champion battling Jessie Vargas on May 19 on the same broadcasts, but at different venues. Both fights will be on the same broadcast on Showtime on May 19. … Read

A rivalry to match the 1980s?

By Gav Duthie: Not many would argue that one of the greatest eras in boxing took place in the 1980s between welterweight-middleweight involving American trio Sugar Ray Leonard 36-3-1 (25), Marvin Hagler 62-3-2 (52) and Tommy Hearns 61-5-1 (48). As well as these three standout stars there was Roberto Duran, Wilfried Benitez, John Mugabi and […]

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