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Left-Hook Lounge: Duran/Mayweather, Andre Berto & Keith Thurman!!!

Kevin O. (Aventura, FL): Is it safe to say that Andre Berto is now done as a fighter? He has changed trainers and I don't know of a way that any one out there can rebuild him at this stage to make him a top contender. What are your thoughts? Vivek W. (ESB): I've been asked this question by almost every fight fan that I know and to be very truthful, it's a very easy question to answer. For starters, [...]

Bastie Samir back in US sparring with Mayweather

Ghanaian boxer, Bastie Samir is back in the US sparring with Floyd Mayweather as the pound-for-pound king prepares for the biggest fight of the year against Saul Canelo Alvarez on September 14. Bastie, senior brother of recently crowned IBF Youth Welterweight champion, Issah Samir started his professional career in the USA. He previously sparred with Mayweather before the unbeaten American [...]

Golden Boy versus Top Rank Edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap

The Law Offices of Mario Davila is proud to present a special “Promotion and Network War” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 During tonight’s broadcast, James and Joseph will discuss this past weekend’s respective fight cards on rival networks, HBO and Showtime, and examine the matchmaking efforts [...]

Jesus Soto Karass: Give This Man A World Title Shot!

Last night in San Antonio was quite simply boxing at its very best. The Golden Boy card - surely the leading candidate for Card Of The Year (if there is such an award) - gave us three, count them, three, great fights; two of which are definite FOTY candidates. With the televised opener (at least it was on BoxNation, and how grateful should UK fight fans be for that channel picking up last night’s [...]

Post-Fight Press Conference: Berto vs. Soto Karass, Chaves vs. Thurman & Fight Summaries

The city of San Antonio was treated to another excellent night of boxing with Knockout Kings II. Thurman, Figueroa and Soto-Karass scored impressive wins in fights that tested the will, heart and determination for all six fighters. After a night like this, it would be no surprise if fans are already looking forward to Knockout Kings III! As with most contests, there are winners and losers. Thurman’s [...]

Photos / Video: Soto Karass knocks out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman KOs Diego Chaves

Jesus "Renuente" Soto Karass knocked out Andre Berto, Keith Thurman was dubbed Knockout King, but Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa stole the show Saturday night on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. Soto Karass scored a 12th round technical knockout victory over a remarkably resilient Berto in front of 8,811 fans in the main event on SHOWTIME at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. In an [...]

Thurman targeting Maidana after win over Chaves

Keith Thurman (21-0, 19 KO’s) won an impressive 10th round TKO victory over the tough as nails Argentinian Diego Chaves (22-1, 18 KO’s) last Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas to win the interim WBA 147 lb. title. Instead of targeting WBA champ Adrien Broner, Thurman wants to fight #1 WBA, Marcos Maidana next. Thurman said as quoted by RingTV “If I had it my way, I would fight Maidana. [...]

Andre Berto: I think I tore my right shoulder out of the socket

Andre Berto (28-3, 22 KO’s) complains that he may have torn his right shoulder out of the socket early in his fight against Jesus Soto Karass (28-8-3, 18 KO’s) last night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Berto was knocked out in the 12th round after getting hit with a left hook at the same time he was throwing a punch of his own. The shot deposited Berto on the canvas. He was able [...]

Andre Berto should have been given the benefit of the doubt!

Former WBA/WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto was knocked out in the 12th round by Jesus Soto Karass tonight at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. What a great fight! Too bad the referee was too excitable and decided to stop the fight when he had only counted to four. Hell, if he wanted to stop the fight he should have done it when Berto was obviously in pain from that shoulder injury. Not [...]

Soto Karass KOs Andre Berto; Thurman stops Chaves

Andre Berto's career could be pretty much over tonight after he was stopped in the 12th round by Jesus Soto Karass (28-8-3, 18 KO's) AT&T Center, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Soto Karass hit Berto with a left hand to the head that put him down on the canvas in the 12th. Although Berto got back to his feet quickly, the fight was immediately stopped by the referee after he saw how Berto was on rubber [...]