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Thurman: Joshua isn’t ready for Deontay Wilder fight

By Tim Royner: Keith Thurman thinks it’s still too early for IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face WBC belt holder Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder in a unification fight. Thurman feels that Joshua needs a few more fights under his belt before he’s fully ready to take the fight with Wilder. … Read

Thurman: I’ll fight Spence when the time is right

By Sean Jones: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman says he’s not ready to fight a unification fight against IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence in 2018, because he’s coming from an injury and he’ll likely be ordered by the WBC to defend against his mandatory challenger Shawn Porter. … Read

Keith Thurman vs. Jessie Vargas on April 14

By Tim Royner: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) will be back from his elbow injury on April 14 to defend his titles against former 2 division world champion Jessie ‘Ruthless’ Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) at a still to be determined venue. Vargas and Thurman are both managed by Al Haymon, so this fight […]

Jessie Vargas wants Thuman or Spence

By Stanley White: After his win over journeyman Aaron Herrera (33-8-1, 22 KOs) last Friday night, former welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (28-2, 10 KOs) called out IBF 147 lb. champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. and WBA/WBC champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman for a fight. … Read

Brooklyn Boxing™ has biggest year yet in 2017

BROOKLYN BOXING™, Barclays Center’s flourishing boxing franchise, had its biggest year yet in 2017, just five years after the venue brought championship boxing back to the borough. From major division unifications, to decisive knockouts, the emergence of new stars, and dominating performances by the pound-for-pound best, Barclays Center was home to many of the sport’s […]

Thurman sees Spence vs. Peterson as competitive fight

By Allan Fox: Keith Thurman isn’t quite sure if IBF welterweight champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs) will beat former 2 division world champion Lamont “Havoc” Peterson (35-3-1, 17 KOs) or not in their fight on January 20 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Thurman: I want to make a statement against Porter

By Dan Ambrose: Keith “One Time” Thurman doesn’t want to let Shawn Porter have any chances for success in their rematch like he did in their previous fight last year in June. Thurman admits that he gave away too many rounds by fighting off the ropes, and not staying in motion the way that he […]

Thurman says Spence fight not happening until 2019

By Sean Jones: Keith “One Time” Thurman says he won’t be fighting Errol Spence Jr. in a unification fight until at least 2019 at the earliest. Until then, Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) says it’s not a subject that is discus-sable for him. He has other fights that he needs to take place in terms of […]

Errol Spence Jr. and the questions no one is asking

By Danny Ech: It is now the month of October 2017 and we are approaching the end of the year and of course we all hope that boxing ends on a high note. This has been a pretty good fight year for the sport with some high points and some grounders. … Read

Keith Thurman sends message to top welterweights

By Dan Ambrose: Welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) has a message to send to the other top fighters in the 147-lb. division in letting them know that he’ll soon by coming for them. … Read

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