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Khan Outguns Alexander To Win By UD; Thurman Wins

Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime; Ed Mulholland/Showtime LAS VEGAS, NV – In a fight where he wanted to look dominate Khan did exactly that. In front of a a reported 7,768 people in attendance, Amir Khan defeated Devon Alexander by unanimous decision. After a pair of lackluster performance (against Luis Collazo and Julio Diaz) Khan emerged from performance looking renewed and unstoppable...
Via BadCulture
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Who can crack The May Vinci Code? Top 6 candidates for Floyd Mayweather’s next fight

Who is Floyd Mayweather Going to Fight Next? Following on from Floyd Mayweather’s surprisingly competitive majority decision victory over Marcos Maidana, there are many fighters jostling to head a queue that would lead to being Mayweather’s next opponent. Each one brings a different style, skillset and personal story. Here I list the top candidates for Floyd Mayweather’s next...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Keith Thurman a real threat to Floyd Mayweather?

Should Mayweather's Next Fight Be Against Keith "One Time" Thurman? The short list for Floyd Mayweather's September opponent got even shorter when Amir Khan took essentially himself out of the running due to religious objections, citing Ramadan. Following Mayweather's close call against Marcos Maidana, many fans are already talking rematch. Certainly, Maidana believes that he won...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via BadCulture
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman feels everyone in the welterweight division will eventually have to take the Thurman test

Keith Thurman had a dominate win over Julio Diaz at The Stub Hub Center on Saturday night in a match that more than likely was his opponents last. Thurman connected with a big body shot that had Diaz blacked out from the sheer force of it in his corner which ultimately led to the match being stopped before the start of the fourth round. Thurman displayed tremendous power once more...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Diaz says he will most likely retire after loss to Keith Thurman

Julio Diaz will most likely retire from the sport of boxing after being stopped by Keith Thurman in between rounds due to a body shot last night at The Stub Hub Center. The veteran who compiled a record of 40-10 with twenty-nine knockouts feels that it is time to let the new blood of boxing take their place. In speaking with him last night post fight, Diaz had this to say about his...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 27, 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...
Via BadCulture
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for April 26, 2014

ALL TIMES CENTRAL Arena Football Spokane Shock at Tampa Bay Storm — CBS Sports Network, 6:30 p.m. 2014 Arena Football Hall of Fame Special — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. Australian Rules Football Melbourne Demons vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Sports 2, 4:30 a.m. Boxing IBF, WBA & WBO Heavyweight Championship, Oberhausen, Germany Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alex Leapai — ESPN, 4 p.m...
Via Awful Announcing
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Viewing Picks

Arena Football Spokane Shock at Tampa Bay Storm — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. 2014 Arena Football Hall of Fame Special — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football Melbourne Demons vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Sports 2, 5:30 a.m. Boxing IBF, WBA & WBO Heavyweight Championship, Oberhausen, Germany Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alex Leapai — ESPN, 5 p.m. Showtime Championship...
Via Fang's Bites
April 26, 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...
Via BadCulture
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via BadCulture
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Thurman/Matthysse Workout Before Triple Header

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today at the Westside Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, fighters from Showtime’s Triple Header, taking place at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, California, held a light workout for the media on hand and answered questions about their respective upcoming bouts. On hand today: Yamaguchi Falcao, Joseph Diaz, Jermall Charlo, Jerry Belmontes, John Molina, Julio Diaz, Omar...
Via BadCulture
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse, Omar Figueroa workout photos & quotes

Nine of the talented boxers who will fight this Saturday, April 26, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., participated in a workout Wednesday at the Westside Boxing Gym. This includes Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse, Omar Figueroa, and each of their opponents. Find all of the quotes and photos here. In Saturday's main event Keith "One Time" Thurman (22-0, 20 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Wladimir Klitschko, Josesito Lopez And Lucas Matthysse

The Queensberry Rules does not endorse street violence… unless of course it involves lightsabers, in which case, go for it. In this edition of the schedule, there’s lots to cover. A predictable heavyweight title fight, predictable fights on Showtime and some more rewarding fare. Let’s just get straight into the schedule-ising. Keith Thurman vs. Julio Diaz, Saturday, Showtime...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Thurman: I’m A Fighter

LOS ANGELES, CA - Ahead of his Saturday match-up at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, CA against Julio Diaz, enjoy the latest installment of Showtime’s “I’m A Fighter” series featuring Keith “One Time” Thurman. Thurman speaks of his roots in the sport and the commitment he has to honoring the memory of his long time late trainer Ben Getty.  
Via BadCulture
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Thurman, Matthysse, Figueroa tripleheader shown on BoxNation in UK

BoxNation has added another bill to its fantastic schedule with the addition of the stacked April 26th show featuring some of boxing’s biggest punchers in Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa. The card taking place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California is guaranteed to have fight fans on the edge of their seats with the three hitmen amassing a stunning 69 knockouts...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 15, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather: If Amir Khan Can Impress Me, He May Be Next

The assignment for Amir Khan is self explanatory at this point. If Amir Khan wants a shot at the pound-for-pound king of boxing, he has to impress him first.  Speaking at a presser for his May 3 bout with Marcos Maidana, Floyd Mayweather express that if Amir Khan can impress him, he can get a fight. Golden Boy’s CEO Richard Schaefer is currently locking down a credible welterweight...
Via Thacover2
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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