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Keith Thurman vacates WBC welterweight title

By Dan Ambrose: In a surprise move, Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) reportedly vacated his WBC welterweight title on Tuesday, and the World Boxing Council has now ordered a fight between #2 WBC Shawn Porter and #1 Danny Garcia to fight for the vacant title. … Read

Malignaggi says Thurman vs. Spence shouldn’t be rushed

By Dan Ambrose: Paulie Malignaggi feels like it’s too soon to make the unification fight between IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. (23-0, 20 KOs) and WBA/WBC champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) for 2018. … Read

Jessie Vargas: Keith Thurman is a recess champion

By Dan Ambrose: Jessie Vargas says Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman is a ‘recess champion’ and that the WBA and WBA should make it official by changing his status to recess welterweight champion, because he’s been inactive for last 13 months due to an elbow and hand injury. … Read

Errol Spence: Keith Thurman needs to fight or vacate

By Dan Ambrose: Errol Spence Jr. says WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman gets injured more than anybody he knows, and he thinks he either needs to fight or give up his title twos. … Read

Sulaiman ordering Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter for interim WBC 147lb. title

By Allan Fox: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman will be ordering a fight between #1 WBC contender Danny Garcia and #2 Shawn Porter for the interim WBC welterweight title due to champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman being out with a hand injury and unable to fight on his previously scheduled May 19th date. Thurman wasn’t planning […]

Keith Thurman injured again, May 19th fight is off

By Dan Ambrose: The often-injured WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman has pulled out of his May 19th fight on Showtime due to a deep bruise that he suffered to his left hand while training. It’s now official that Thurman will NOT be defending his titles on May 19th on Showtime Boxing.… Read

Keith Thurman rumored to be injured again, May 19th fight date at risk

By Allan Fox: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman is rumored to have suffered a hand injury, and he might not be able to fight on May 19th, according to ESPN. Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) is already dealing with coming back from elbow surgery that has sidelined him since his fight against Danny Garcia last March.… Read

Keith Thurman talks to Phillies pre-spring training game

Keith Thurman, the current unified WBA and WBC Welterweight World Champion, was a guest of the Philadelphia Phillies prior to their Tampa Bay Rays game in Clearwater, FL yesterday. Thurman spoke to the team prior to the game about his philosophy in boxing, and shared his personal success story of learning how to box in […]

Adrien Broner calls out Keith Thurman: “you can get it next” [after Vargas]

By Dan Ambrose: Adrien Broner (33-3, 24 KOs) fired back at WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith Thurman in response to some negative comments he made about him recently. Thurman said Broner can be easily outworked due to his low work rate, and that he still sees him as a lightweight rather than a true 140 or […]

Thurman: I like everyone to think Spence can beat me

By Stanley White: WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) says it makes him happy that the boxing fans think IBF 147 lb. champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. (23-0, 20 KOs) can beat him. Thurman says those people that think Spence can beat him will wind up losing their money for […]

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