Thurman: “My Moment Is In The Near Future”

LAS VEGAS, NV - At today’s final press conference for Saturday night’s fight featuring Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana, I had a chance to catch up with Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman. Fresh off his win against the now retired Julio Diaz, Thurman took a few minutes to answer questions from myself and Mark Ortega of BehindTheGloves.com. Listen to the audio as Keith discusses...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Diaz Jr headlines Shobox May 16th at Foxwoods

On Friday May 16, DiBella Entertainment will return to the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., with an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader. Headlining the card in the 10-round main event will be highly regarded undefeated super featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. (15-0, 12KO's) taking on once-beaten Tyler Asselstine (14-1, 7KO's). Returning to ShoBox for...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 4/29: Floyd Mayweather Vs. Marcos Maidana Preview, With Tim Starks And Matt Swain

That image attached to the article is of Lucas Matthysse sledgehammering John Molina, courtesy of Jae C. Hong/AP, and probably depicts what happens when two men enter a boxing ring under “Lose doesn’t get to listen to TQBR Radio this coming week” rules. It gets brutal, because the show is in high demand! …among bloggers. We got a pleasant surprise this last weekend on the...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Thurman Wins Over Diaz, Matthysse vs Molina A WAR

CARSON, CA - With action being stopped in round three due to injury, Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman defeated Julio Diaz to retain the WBA interim welterweight championship belt. Faster and stronger, Thurman took control early connecting with left hooks and straight lefts early in round one. Continuing into round two, Thurman took the fight to the body and displayed his superior hand...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse Tops John Molina In Bloody Battle (And Keith Thurman, Omar Figueroa Win)

Three mismatches on paper become two on Showtime Saturday night, as Lucas Matthysse had to overcome a pair of knockdowns to beat John Molina in a fight where both men were coated in about one inch of blood head to toe, while action figure Omar Figueroa had to settle for a split decision win against slick-boxing Jerry Belmontes that he very well could’ve lost. Only the main event...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Thurman vs. Diaz Weigh-In 1PM PT

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today Keith Thurman, Julio Diaz and the other participants of Saturday night’s triple header on Showtime take to the scales ahead of their match-ups. The weigh-in begins at 1PM PT and you can watch it here LIVE. # # # Thurman vs. Diaz, a 12-round fight for Thurman’s Interim WBA Welterweight World Championship onSaturday, April 26, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Showtime tripleheader fight previews: Thurman vs. Diaz, Matthysse vs. Molina, Figueroa vs. Belmontes

On Saturday night, three of boxing's hardest hitters and most exciting fighters take center stage in Carson, California, as Showtime airs a tripleheader with Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa. Right here, you'll find the fight previews for the entire card, along with a special preview video of the action as well. Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz Preview & Prediction...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotes From Final Thurman/Diaz Press Conference

LOS ANGELES (April 24, 2014) – Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime With Oscar De La Hoya presiding over the festivities, Golden Boy Promotions hosted the final press conference for their exciting, stacked fight card this Saturday, April 26 headlining Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, following...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucas Matthysse, Keith Thurman & Omar Figueroa in action April 26 on Showtime

On Saturday, April 26, the StubHub Center in Carson, California will host a Showtime tripleheader featuring an exciting lineup, headlined by Keith "One Time" Thurman vs. Julio "The Kidd" Diaz. In other televised bouts on SHOWTIME, Argentine knockout king Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse returns in a 10-round matchup against hard-hitting Californian John Molina and Omar "Panterita" Figueroa...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Heather Hardy, Lamar Russ, Joel Diaz Jr highlight March 21 Broadway Boxing in Brooklyn

Next Friday, DiBella Entertainment's popular Broadway Boxing series returns to the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY, for an exciting eight-bout card. Headlining the card in separate eight-round bouts will be undefeated Brooklyn-native and popular female attraction Heather "The Heat" Hardy (8-0, 2KO's), "The First Lady" of DBE, and middleweight contender Lamar Russ...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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