Diaz, Molina and Belmontes: ‘B-sides’ who believe in themselves

24
Apr

Diaz, Molina and Belmontes: ‘B-sides’ who believe in themselves

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.

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22
Apr

Keith Thurman wants to ‘make a statement’ versus Julio Diaz

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.

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09
Apr

Keith Thurman ready for ‘first chapter’ vs. Julio Diaz

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.

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31
Mar

Lem’s latest: Julio Diaz says he’s 1-1 vs. Shawn Porter, 1-0 vs. Amir Khan

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.

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31
Mar

Shawn Porter calls Paulie Malignaggi ‘biggest test’ since Julio Diaz

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.

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28
Mar

Lem’s latest: Julio Diaz plans to break down, finish Keith Thurman’

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.

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27
Mar

Keith Thurman ready for Julio Diaz main event

Welterweight Keith Thurman is primed and ready for his April 26 opponent, former titlist Julio Diaz, a challenge which “One Time” is gladly anticipating.

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27
Mar

Jerry Belmontes: ‘I beat the crap out of’ Omar Figueroa Jr.

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.

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26
Mar

Omar Figueroa Jr. ‘looking for payback’ against Jerry Belmontes

WBC lightweight titleholder Omar Figueroa Jr. kicks off his title reign with a defense against Jerry Belmontes as part of a Showtime tripleheader at the StubHub Center in Carson, California

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25
Mar

Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse, Omar Figueroa on April 26 tripleheader

Welterweight contender Keith Thurman will fight Julio Diaz in the main event of a Showtime-televised tripleheader on April 26 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Lucas Matthysse faces fellow puncher John Molina in the co-featured bout.

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