Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

26
Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”

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17
Dec

Showtime: Marcos Maidana-Adrien Broner draws 1.3 million viewers

Saturday’s win by Marcos Maidana to dethrone Adrien Broner as WBA welterweight titleholder drew 1.3 million viewers, Showtime’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sports, Stephen Espinoza, announced on Tuesday.

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19
Nov

Keith Thurman: Soto Karass a stepping stone to Mayweather

Keith Thurman: “You can doubt me as much as you want, but you are going to watch me throughout my career climb that ladder and reach the destination that I foresaw, and the one that I told you about, and that’s Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.”

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29
Oct

Thurman to get rid of ‘bloopers’ vs. Soto Karass

Keith Thurman on fighting fellow welterweight puncher Jesus Soto Karass: “I plan on doing what we’re supposed to do, which is hitting and not getting hit, but I also plan on creating that knockout.”

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18
Sep

Q&A: Thurman targets Mayweather one fight at a time

Unbeaten welterweight contender Keith Thurman: “There’s only a few more steps on the ladder, and as I knock off a few more guys, I’m getting closer to the top (and) toward getting that big money fight.”

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10
Aug

Thurman calls Guerrero ‘an exciting fight for me’

Unbeaten welterweight Keith Thurman calls the idea of facing fellow contender Robert Guerrero “an exciting fight for me, because Guerrero, he’s been in the mix within the welterweight division.”

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09
Aug

Lem’s latest: Golden Boy’s monster fall to boast two PPVs

The Sept. 14 Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight highlights a huge fall lineup for Golden Boy, with another pay-per-view event to follow on Nov. 9.

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09
Aug

Guerrero-Thurman possible for Nov. 2?

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer wants to match Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero.

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30
Jul

Showtime to re-air Soto Karass, Berto, Knockout Kings II

Welterweight slugger Jesus Soto Karass’ dramatic 12th-round stoppage of Andre Berto, the main event of the Golden Boy Promotion’s “Knockout Kings II” tripleheader, will be re-aired on Showtime along with the other two bouts from Saturday’s well-received show on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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29
Jul

Q&A Thurman: ‘I’m a warrior for life’

Undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman’s 10th-round stoppage of Diego Chaves represented his 10th knockout victory in his last 11 bouts. 

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