Undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman spoke to ringside media after his thrid-round stoppage of Julio Diaz on April 26. Junior welterweight bombers Lucas Matthysse and John Molina also spoke to boxing writers about their Fight of the Year candidate.
Lucas Matthysse is back. THE RING’s No. 1 junior welterweight had a lot of trouble with John Molina early, but prospered down the stretch to end matters in Round 11.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of tonight’s welterweight bout between Keith “One Time” Thurman and two-time lightweight titlewinner Julio Diaz at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
If you missed yesterday’s weigh-in you can watch “Heavy Hitters” Keith Thurman, Julio Diaz, Lucas Matthysse, John Molina, Omar Figueroa Jr. and Jerry Belmontes step on the scale before their Showtime-televised fights tonight at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Keith Thurman and Julio Diaz made weight for their Showtime tripleheader main event on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Thurman weighed 145.5 pounds. Diaz weighed 146.75. Lucas Matthysse weighed 140 pounds for his co-featured bout against John Molina, who weighed 139.75 pounds.
As a result of a work visa issue for Martin Honorio, his Saturday fight against Antonio Orozco is now canceled and replaced by Joseph Diaz vs. Luis Maldonado on Showtime Extreme.
Keith Thurman has quickly evolved from an impetuous KO artist to a well-rounded boxer-puncher. The undefeated welterweight contender looks to extend his impressive record against veteran gatekeeper Julio Diaz on Saturday on Showtime.
As Paulie Malignaggi continues his recovery in the aftermath of his loss to IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter, Danny Jacobs will once again fill in for the ‘Magic Man’ on the Showtime ringside mic.
RingTV spoke to welterweight contender Keith Thurman and veteran Julio Diaz about their April 26 Showtime-televised main event at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Thurman respects Diaz but says “expect a knockout.” RingTV also spoke to Lucas Matthysse about his co-feature bout vs. John Molina, who says fans can expect an “explosive fight.”
The fights before the fights happen on Showtime Extreme as Antonio Orozco takes on Martin Honorio and Jermall Charlo faces Hector Munoz on Saturday.
Julio Diaz, John Molina and Jerry Belmontes know they aren’t the favorites in their matchups on Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing tripleheader but the battle-tested “B-sides” have upset the odds before and believe they can do so again.
Undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman sees his fight with Julio Diaz on Saturday as “a measuring stick” to assess himself against results that Amir Khan and Keith Porter had against the former lightweight titleholder.
Welterweight contender Keith Thurman is looking forward to showing the boxing world why he’s the “Beast from the East,” starting with a win over former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz on April 26.
Going into his April 26 bout versus Keith Thurman, former two-time lightweight titlist Julio Diaz says, in spite of the official results, he beat Shawn Porter in their first go-round and Amir Khan.
IBF welterweight titleholder Shawn Porter isn’t taking his April 19 defense against former two-division titlist Paul Malignaggi lightly, calling it his biggest test since Julio Diaz.
Former lightweight titlist Julio Diaz isn’t just predicting a win over Keith Thurman on April 26; he’s promising to do it within the distance and with authority.
Lightweight Jerry Belmontes, who has multiple wins over former amateur rival Omar Figueroa Jr., says their April 26 meeting for Figueroa’s WBC strap on Showtime will be no different.