Whichever way you slice it and whoever you feel will emerge victorious when they clash on March 12th in Connecticut, Shawn Porter Vs. Keith Thurman is a great, great match-up. The current welterweight division is stacked with talent and a number of equally good match-ups could/can be made. But Thurman against Porter, the defending WBA champion against the former IBF champion, is seen by most as a 50-50 affair as well as a possible Fight … Read Article
WBA World welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman says he wasn’t impressed with what he saw from Danny “Swift” Garcia (32-0, 18 KOs) in his 12 round unanimous decision win over Robert Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) last Saturday night from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Garcia won by the scores of 116-112, 116-112 and 116-112.
Thurman asks the question ‘when is Garcia ever impressive in his fights?’ Thurman believes that Garcia did just … Read Article
WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman will defend his title against former champ “Showtime” Shawn Porter in a blockbuster matchup of two of the world’s best 147-pound fighters on Saturday, March 12 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS.
The welterweight showdown will air live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT from Mohegan Sun Casino Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut. The event, promoted by DiBella Entertainment, is produced by SHOWTIME Sports® … Read Article
Former IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter, says he is only looking at fighting the big names and is looking forward to his hotly anticipated match up with WBA (reg) champion, Keith Thurman becoming a reality.
The bout, which is provisionally set for December, is reportedly almost a done deal (depending who you talk to), yet Porter says he has been waiting on “One Time” making it official – one assumes contractually – for a ‘few … Read Article
The hotly anticipated welterweight showdown between WBA (reg) champion, Keith Thurman (26-0, 22ko), and friend and old amateur rival Shawn Porter (26-1-1, 16ko) is moving closer to being a done deal according to multiple sources, including ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael.
According to Rafael, a December 12th date is being touted, at an as yet undisclosed location/venue, with Showtime being the favourite to broadcast the fight between the two Al Haymon advised fighters.… Read Article
WBA (reg) welterweight champion Keith Thurman has joined the chorus of those who were pleasantly surprised by last night’s Mayweather/Berto PPV, which actually turned out to be one of the more entertaining Floyd fights of recent times.
Following the fight, which Floyd continued to insist will be his last, Thurman stated he now senses a changing of the guard in the welterweight division should “Money” stick to his word and retire.… Read Article
Kenny Porter, father and trainer of former IBF welterweight champion Shawn, says that neither of the much sought after bouts with Florida’s WBA (reg) 147 lb champion Keith Thurman, or Philadephia’s former 140 lb boss, Danny Garcia, are realistic options for his son right now.
Following Shawn’s dominant victory of Adrien Broner in June, fans were looking forward to a potential fight with his friend and divisional rival Thurman, who himself claims he wants a … Read Article
WBA World welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (26-0, 22 KOs), from Clearwater, Florida, was awarded Boxer of the Month for July by the World Boxing Association Rankings Committee.
On July 11, 26-year-old Thurman successfully defended the title he won by defeating Robert Guerrero four months earlier when he stopped Luis Collazo at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.… Read Article
Whatever you think about Amir Khan, he was a more deserving candidate than Andre Berto for the 49th fight of Floyd Mayweather’s career. So was IBF welterweight champ Kell Brook, or Ohio’s Shawn Porter. In fact, there are loads more deserving fighters, including Top Rank’s Tim Bradley – though let’s be honest was never going to get the call, but you get the point.
Hell, given more notice Danny Garcia could have picked up a … Read Article
If his fight with friend and rival Shawn Porter doesn’t come off as soon as he or the fans would like, then Florida’s Keith Thurman has turned the screws on Britain’s Amir Khan once more, telling assembled media repeatedly over the weekend that he would like to test the Bolton man’s chin in the ring.
Thurman had been upset by comments Khan made referencing their respective wins over New Yorker Luis Collazo, in which Khan … Read Article